Sint-Petrus-en-Pauluskerk is known as the church of Saint Peter and Saint Paul, is a Roman Catholic Neo-Gothic church, Sint-Petrus-en-Pauluskerk replaced the old St Peters church which burned down in 1896, King Leopold II laid the first stone in 1901, Sint-Petrus-en-Pauluskerk treasures include embroidered robesContinue reading
Nice Observatory is an astronomical observatory, built in 1878 thanks to the support of Raphael-Louis Bischoffsheim, Nice Observatory merged with CERGA in 1988 to form the Côte d’Azur Observatory, Nice Observatory conducts extensive research on concerning planetology, Nice ObservatoryContinue reading
Porte du Peyrou is a monument dedicated to King Louis XIV of France, known as the ‘Sun King’, built in 1693 and designed by François d’Orbay, situated at the eastern end of the Jardins du Peyrou, on the foundations of the old city wallsContinue reading
Malaga Cathedral was built in 1782 on a former mosque site, the cathedral of Malaga is known as ‘La Manquita’ which translates to ‘ the one-armed lady’. The cathedral was consecrated on 3 August 1588, The interior of the Cathedral is influenced by the Baroque and Renaissance style, Malaga CathedralContinue reading
Fun and interesting facts about Salamanca, the oldest university in Spain is located in Salamanca and the third oldest university in Europe, Facts about Salamanca, UNESCO declared the old city of Salamanca is a World Heritage Site in 1988, Salamanca has two cathedrals, Salamanca factsContinue reading
LuckyTrip Travel app, our experience using luckytrip and how you can travel around on a budget with a tap of a button, The Lucky Trip will gather information such as flights from Skyscanner, hotels from Booking.com and activities to do on your budget anything between £150 to £1000+, Luckytrip travel app reviewContinue reading
Fun and Interesting facts about, The Porte du Peyrou was built in 1691, on the ruins of the old city walls and is dedicated to King Louis XIV of France, few years later in 1715, Panels in bas-relief and inscriptions of the glorifying King Louis XIV of France were added, Facts about Porte du Peyrou,Porte du Peyrou factsContinue reading
Fun & Interesting Facts About Alcazaba of Malaga
The Alcazaba is the best-preserved Moorish fortress-palace in Spain.
Alcazaba was used as a State prison.
The Alcazaba of Málaga is a fortress-palace built between 1057 and 1063.
Alcazaba takes its meaning from the Arabic, which means ‘citadel’.
Muslim origin of the Alcazaba, its name arises, which in Arabic takes the meaning of ‘citadel’.
It was built by the Hammudid dynasty in the early 11th century.
Airon is a 40 meters depth well which was used to supply water to the residents of the Palace.
Alcazaba was constructed on the ruins of a Roman fortification.
The ‘Torre del Cristo’ was created by the people of Malaga, used as a point of entrance to the neighbourhood and is currently occupied by houses.
In 1279 the city was conquered by Muhammed II Ben al-Ahmar and became part of the Nasrid kingdom.
Almudena Cathedral Facts, Almudena construction began in 1883 and not finished until 1993, is dedicated to the Virgin of Almudena and was consecrated by Pope John Paul II and styled in neo-classical style, facts about Almudena CathedralContinue reading
Fun and interesting facts about Malaga Cathedral, La Manquita was built between 1528 and 1782 and is the second highest cathedral in Andalusia, the cathedral has its own gardens and is styled in Renaissance and Baroque style, the cathedral is technically still unfinishedContinue reading