Granada (/ ɡ r ə ˈ n ɑː d ə /, Spanish: [ɡɾaˈnaða]) is the capital city of the province of Granada, in the autonomous community of Andalusia, voymuz.tka is located at the foot of the Sierra Nevada mountains, at the confluence of four rivers, the Darro, the Genil, the Monachil and the Beiro. It sits at an average elevation of m (2, ft) above . Granada is blessed with Moorish heritage dating back more than years. The pinnacle of this is the Alhambra, a compound with palaces, courtyards and gardens where the Emirs of Granada would escape the summer heat. Completed towards the end of Muslim rule of Spain by Yusuf I (–) and Muhammed V, Sultan of Granada (–), the Alhambra is a reflection of the culture of the last centuries of the Moorish rule of Al Andalus, reduced to the Nasrid Emirate of voymuz.tk is a place where artists and intellectuals had taken refuge as the .