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Alhambra, Granada, Andalusia, Spain

Alhambra’s late flowering of Islamic palaces were built for the last Muslim emirs in Spain during the decline of the Nasrid dynasty who were increasingly subject to the Christian Kings of Castile. 89 more words


Hidden on Romulus Street: The Carriage Factory

The H.I. Rieber carriage factory was built between 1911-1927. In 1928, the building, which presents Byzantine and Moorish architectural influences, was the only carriage factory in Bucharest. 25 more words


Alcazar of Cordoba, Andalusia, Spain

The Alcázar de los Reyes Cristianos (Spanish for “Castle of the Christian Monarchs”), also known as the Alcázar of Córdoba, is a medieval Alcázar located in the historic centre of Córdoba (in Andalusia, Spain), next to the Guadalquivir River and near the Grand Mosque.   19 more words


Seville's Seductive Alcazar Gardens and Palace

We saved our visit to the Alcazar and the magnificent cathedral, which is close by, for our last day in Seville, Spain.

“The Alcázar of Seville (Spanish “Reales Alcázares de Sevilla” or “Royal Alcazars of Seville”, (Spanish pronunciation: )) is a royal palace in Seville, Andalusia, Spain, originally developed by Moorish Muslim kings. 424 more words

Amazing Sardinia: Porto Cervo, Costa Smeralda’s heart

With a status of a village benefiting from a worldwide fame as a luxury holiday destination, Porto Cervo is considered the heart of the Sardinia’s Costa Smeralda. 472 more words


Sevilla - the Real Alcázar (or the water gardens of Dorne)

Apr 9 – Another beautiful, sunny day. We walked half an hour across town to experience the Real Alcázar, a Moorish palace built during the period when the Muslims ruled Spain in the early 12th century. 66 more words


Ravello, a Town of Beauty, History and Culture

Our destination was Ravello, high in the hills above the Amalfi Coast of Italy. For us to reach Ravello MV Aegean Odyssey docked in the harbour at Salerno 7.30 am , Friday 14th October 2016. 800 more words