Alhambra Palace, Granada, Spain

Spanish architecture in photos

From the cave homes in Guadix to Catalan modernist architecture in Barcelona, and the delicacies of the Moorish palace in Granada, Spain has architecture to delight, inspire and wonder at. Here we show just a few of the splendid architectural features that the country boasts.

Buildings cling onto the famous El Tajo gorge, Ronda, Andalusia
Buildings cling onto the famous El Tajo gorge, Ronda, Andalusia
Plaza del Toros (Bullring), Ronda
Plaza de Toros (Bullring), Ronda
Church and Fountain, Plaza del Socorro, Ronda
Church and Fountain, Plaza del Socorro, Ronda
A typical Andalusian white-whashed mountain village.
A typical white-washed mountain village, Las Alpujarras, Granada province.
The very grand Plaza de la Corredera, Cordoba.
The very grand Plaza de la Corredera, Cordoba.
The Temple Expiatori del Sagrat Cor church on Mount Tibidabo, Barcelona.
The Temple Expiatori del Sagrat Cor church on Mount Tibidabo, Barcelona (from above).
Hospital de Sant Pau building, Barcelona
Hospital de Sant Pau building, Barcelona
The decorative facade of a building in Barcelona
The decorative facade of a building in Barcelona
Pastel coloured buildings follow the curve of the Onyar River, Girona, Catalonia
Pastel coloured buildings follow the curve of the Onyar River, Girona, Catalunya
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The magnificent last stronghold of Moorish Spain, the Alhambra palace, Granada.
Intricate carvings within the Alhambra are further enhanced by the interplay of light.
Intricate carvings within the Alhambra are further enhanced by the interplay of light.
Almost Hobbit land, the Guadix residents live in subterranean caves, evident from the white chimneys that pop-up everywhere.
Almost Hobbit land, the Guadix village residents live in subterranean caves, evident from the white chimneys that pop-up everywhere.
The classic Plaza España, Sevilla
The classic Plaza España, Sevilla
Looking over the city of Sevilla.
Looking over the city of Sevilla.

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