Alcazaba : Michelin's recommendations
On the left of the Citernes square, to the west, stands the Alcazaba. This is the oldest part of the Alhambra, an austere fortress surrounded by walls and flanked by towers of which three look over the square; the tower of the Adarguero, the Torre Quebrada and the keep From the Adarves gardens to the south you will find a marvellous view over the woods of Alhambra. Inside on the Arms square, are the vestiges of the military quarter dominated by the massive shape of the lookout tower (Torre de la Vela), a historic bastion where the Catholic Monarchs raised their standard having reconquered the town. From the top of this tower you will enjoy a magnificent panoramic view over the palaces, the Generalife, the Sacromonte, Granada and the Sierra Nevada. You will also see the collection of Vermeilles towers, to the west, which used to form part of the defensive walls of the old town and which date from the end of the 8C or from the beginning of the 9C but which were subsequently rebuilt.
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