Víznar

Víznar
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The municipality of Ví­znar, located 7 km from the city of the Alhambra, forms a part of the Natural Park of Sierra de Huétor, a medium height mountain AREA with dense vegetation of Holm and gall oaks.

On the note of its heritage, the Palacio de El Cuzco, a palatial-castle built in 1800, is famous because Federico Garcí­a Lorca was held prisoner there until he was assassinated in a nearby gully.

History

The history of this village is closely linked to the nearby capital city of Granada. In the Arab Andalusian period, it held one of the keys to the water irrigation system that watered the valley.
In one of the gullies between Ví­znar and Alfacar, where the Guardia Civil shot Federico Garcí­a Lorca dead.
Víznar
Town
Province of Granada
Víznar
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Víznar
Tourist area
Distance to the capital (km)
7
Altitude above sea level (m)
1074
Extension (Km 2 )
13
No. of Inhabitants
743
Demonym
Vizneros
Postal Code
18179
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