Not only is the food rich in flavor, but Spain is rich in history as well. Learn a little bit more about Spain’s history through its landmarks!
The Alhambra, Granada
Nestled in the hills of Granada, the Alhambra is a stunning palace and fortress complex that showcases the Moorish influence on Spanish architecture. Built during the 13th and 14th centuries, the Alhambra features intricate stonework, splendid courtyards, and lush gardens.
The Alcázar of Seville
A UNESCO World Heritage site, the Alcázar of Seville is a magnificent palace that has lots of Spain's diverse architectural influences. Originally a Moorish fort, it was later expanded and embellished by Christian monarchs. It also was a filming location for the hit TV series, "Game of Thrones."
The Roman Aqueduct of Segovia
The Roman Aqueduct of Segovia stands as a testament to the enduring legacy of the Roman Empire. Dating back to the 1st century AD, the aqueduct features an impressive array of granite blocks and arches that span over 800 meters that supplied water to the city of Segovia for centuries.
The Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela
Located in the Galicia region, the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela is dedicated to St. James and is the final destination of the Camino de Santiago pilgrimage routes. It has Romanesque, Gothic, and Baroque architecture, including the famous Portico of Glory which draws pilgrims and visitors alike to marvel at it.
The Alcazaba of Málaga
Perched atop a hill overlooking the city of Málaga, the Alcazaba is a Moorish fortress dating back to the 11th century. This well-preserved citadel has fortified walls, beautiful gardens, and breathtaking views of the Mediterranean Sea.
Spain is rich in history and food too! Have a taste of Spain with any of the products from Olivo Amigo!