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Enjoy the opportunity to visit the Great Mosque of Granada and its beautiful garden providing magnificent views of the Alhambra.
Explore the Great Mosque of Granada inaugurated in 2003 by the Spanish Muslim Community. The mosque of Granada is the first Islamic place of worship to be constructed in the city following the Christian conquest of 1492.
It has two fountains of classical Andalusian mosaic surrounded by plants of local Mediterranean species, such as pine, olive, pomegranate, orange, and lemon. The Mihrab, a prayer niche that indicates the direction towards Mecca, is an exact replica of the famous Mihrab in the Mosque of Cordoba. Panels of cedar wood from the Atlas mountains carry a hand-engraved ayat of the Qur’an listing some of the divine attributes. The multicolored marble tiles are identical to those of the Al Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem. The great ‘Qibla’ windows are replicas of the Blue Mosque in Istanbul. The mosaic fountain in the patio giving on to the prayer hall was manufactured according to a thousand-year-old Andalusian design and technique by master craftsmen of Fez.
A 3-hour walking tour through the door of the weights known as the old market of the city in the times of Al Andalus, the Casa Museo Max Moreau a house museum once inhabited by the Belgian painter Max Moreau, with a gallery of his life & works as well as the Mirador de San Nicolás a square located on an elevated hilltop, best known for dramatic sunset views and ending the tour in The Greater Mosque of Granada inaugurated in 2003 by the Spanish Muslim Comunity providing services & community services.
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