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Sala de los Embajadores by Solrac1993
Sala de los Embajadores
The Alhambra (Arabic: الْحَمْرَاء‎, Al-Ḥamrā' , literally "the red one"), is a palace and fortress complex located in the Province of Granada, Spain. It was constructed during the mid 14th century by the Moorish rulers of the Emirate of Granada in Al-Andalus, occupying the top of the hill of the Assabica on the southeastern border of the city of Granada.

The Alhambra's Moorish palaces were built for the last Muslim Emirs in Spain and its court, of the Nasrid dynasty. After the Reconquista reconquest by the Reyes Católicos in 1492, some portions were used by the Christian rulers. The Palace of Charles V, built by Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor in 1527, was inserted in the Alhambra within the Nasrid fortifications. After being allowed to fall into disrepair for centuries, the Alhambra was "discovered" in the 19th century by European scholars and travelers, with restorations commencing. It is now one of Spain's major tourist attractions, exhibiting the country's most significant and well known Islamic architecture, together with 16th-century and later Christian building and garden interventions. The Alhambra is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and the inspiration for many songs and stories.


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Syltorian Featured By Owner 1 day ago
Thanks for the fave of Defending Syracuse! :)
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irrationalrationale Featured By Owner 1 day ago
How's it going my friend?
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iriscup Featured By Owner 1 day ago
Merry-Christmas 2015 by KmyGraphic Thank you for faving.
Irkaaa Featured By Owner 2 days ago  Hobbyist Photographer
thank you for the favs :hug: :)
IlmarinenKowal Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2014   Traditional Artist
Thanks for the fave! :D (Big Grin)
Taffiti Featured By Owner Dec 6, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you for the +fav and watch, keep sharing wonderful stuff! Wink/Razz
Syltorian Featured By Owner Nov 18, 2014
Thanks for the faves and the watch! Much appreciated. :happybounce: 
zohreh1991 Featured By Owner Oct 31, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you so much for the faves, dear Carlos :hug: Happy Halloween 2009 
myINQI Featured By Owner Aug 19, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
:iconbedanker: on Knoblauchsland by myINQI White Trees VII by myINQI :hug:
bobswin Featured By Owner Aug 18, 2014
Many thanks for the Fave on my
Bronze Age Street, Santorini by bobswin  :D
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