The Palacio de la Madraza Was Once an Arab University

Granada Madraza

The Palacio de la Madraza (Palace of La Madraza) Was Once an Arab University: Just opposite from the Capilla Real is the Palacio de La Madraza (Palace of Madraza). Before the fall of Granada to the Catholic Monarchs, this place was the Granada Madrasa, an Arabic school which conducts religious as well as secular education. […]

Capilla Real – The Royal Chapel in Granada

Capilla Real Granada

Capilla Real – Royal Chapel for Spain’s Catholic Monarchs: Located next to Granada Cathedral is the Capilla Real or Royal Chapel.  The Capilla Real houses the remains of the Catholic monarchs of Spain. The Creation of Capilla Real In September 1504, Queen Isabella and King Ferdinand (referred to as the Catholic Monarchs) decided that Granada […]