(Another in our series of gardens you must see before you die!)

I’ve never been to La Alhambra, but I speak enough Spanish to say “Muy bueno!” if I get there. It’s 32 acres in Granada, Spain, renowned for its architecture and courtyards. But it’s got awesome gardens too.

“It perfectly embodies Persian pleasure gardens,” says Barbara Segall in 1001 Gardens You Must See Before You Die1001 Gardens You Must See Before You Die, “with an enclosed space divided by channels or watercourses symbolizing the rivers of Persia, and also the paradise gardens of the Koran.”
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