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Spain is one of the countries of the European continent located geographically in the southwestern side, specifically in the Iberian Peninsula, and its land area reaches 504.030 km², and is officially known as the Kingdom of Spain, and its capital is the city of Madrid, and its system of government is a constitutional monarchy, and Castilian Spanish is its official language, while the Euro It is denoted by the EUR as its official currency.
The best tourist cities in Spain
The city of Granada
Granada is located in the region of Andalusia, along the Sierra Nevada mountains, specifically in the southern side of Spain, and its land area is 88.02 km², and among its most prominent tourist attractions:
- The Cathedral of Granada, which was built in the beginning of the sixteenth century AD, above the Mosque of Granada, built by Bani Al-Ahmar.
- The paradise of the corporal administratively attached to the Alhambra Palace, was built between the years 1302 AD and 1309 CE during the rule of Muhammad III, and was redesigned between the years 1313 CE and 1324 CE during the rule of Abu Walid Ismail.
- Other landmarks: Al-Hamra Palace, built during the rule of Bani Al-Ahmar, and the Al-Bayazin neighborhood, which contains many archaeological finds dating back to ancient times.
The city of Barcelona
Barcelona is located in the northeastern side of the Iberian Peninsula, specifically on the shore of the Mediterranean Sea, and its land area is 101.4 km², and among its most prominent tourist attractions:
- The fish park located in Port Vell, was opened in the year 1996 AD, and it features marine animals in an attractive natural way.
- The National Museum, which was the residence of the Caliph Al-Mansur in the past.
- The Church of the Holy Family, built between 1852 and 1926 CE by the architect Antonio Gaudi, is known for its many statues and stone statues.
- The Canalites Fountain, which was built at the end of the nineteenth century AD, is the place of an ancient fountain, dating back to the sixteenth century AD.
The city of Cordoba
The city of Cordoba is located in the province of Cordoba, specifically in the southern side of Spain on the bank of the Grand Valley, and its land area is 1.255 km 2, and among its most prominent tourist attractions:
- Romen bridge on the bank of the big valley.
- The city of Zahra, which was built during the rule of Abdul Rahman Al-Nasser.
- Naora, located next to the Romen Bridge.
- Other landmarks: the Romen shrine, the Mosque of Cordoba, the Arab baths, the Jewish Quarter, and the Castle of Calahorra.
The city of Valencia
The city of Valencia is located in the eastern side of Spain, specifically on the Mediterranean Sea, and its land area is 134.65 km2, and among its most prominent tourist attractions:
- Turia natural gardens with flowers, paths for walking, fountains, and sports fields.
- Playa de Salire Beach is the city’s busiest beach.
- The Free Ceramic Museum, which gives presentations on the history of ceramics.
- Other highlights: the old town with its impressive architecture, the ancient streets of Barrio del Carre, the Valencia cathedral which is also known as the Virgo Cathedral, and the central market for shopping between the modern Spanish architectural buildings.