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The Alhambra, Andalucia – Spain

The Alhambra, Andalucia – Spain

The Alhambra citadel in Granada is a breathtaking sight that should not be missed when visiting Spain. This magnificent fortress was built by the Moors during their rule over most of Spain including Andalucia and showcases some of Moroccos architectural styles. The series of palaces within its walls are truly remarkable, with one such example being Patio de Los Leones – named after the lion statues supporting an exquisite fountain at its center surrounded by 124 marble columns. decorated with intricate designs. Visitors can also explore Salon de los Embajadores (Hall of Ambassadors) where they will find stunning mosaics on display along with a throne fit for royalty. Another highlight worth mentioning is Sala de las Dos Hermanas (Queens Robing Room), which boasts elegant furnishings reminiscent of early Spanish Renaissance architecture. Lastly, visitors must take advantage of exploring the vast terrace spanning over 670 feet above ground level offering panoramic views across River Darro below towards Albayzin district. With so much to see and do at this historic site it’s no wonder why many consider it among Spains top attractions!

By : Our World Cities Date : July 16, 2023 Category : Andalucia Our World Cities Comments :

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