The Alhambra is an ancient palace, fortress and citadel located in Granada, Spain. The eighth-century-old site was named for the reddish walls and towers that surrounded the citadel. It has to be one of the best places to go in Spain. The architecture, gardens and water features were something to see. Plan your day as it can take you 4 hours plus to see this place properly. Audio guide is well worth hiring at a very reasonable charge. A really amazing place filled with great detail at every corner. There’s so much history to the Alhambra that makes it a must visit for anyone travelling to the south of Spain.