Tags » Moorish Architecture

Exploring the Alhambra - Moorish Jewel in Southern Spain

The Alhambra, whose title indicates “The Red” in Arabic, is the most lovely illustration of Moorish architecture in the entire world. It is a palace and fortress sophisticated on the hills of Sabika, overlooking the city of Granada, in southern Spain. 493 more words

Week 36 - #A3 Doors and / or Windows

Continuing with my visit to the University of Tampa, I am submitting this image of the doors leading to the main hall of the Henry Plant’s Tampa Bay Hotel.   47 more words


Moorish Alcázars

I had a brief post on European castles and fortresses some time back and I stopped at the point related to the Spanish alcázars. I did it on purpose as southern Spanish castles are a little bit different from the others mainly because they were influenced by the Moors and they have a specific Moorish atmosphere and are of another style. 841 more words

Let's Travel

A Tale of the Most Extraordinary Ceilings in Southern Spain

On an overnight train along the Costa Del Sol in order to get to Costa Brava, I encountered two girls, American students who were studying abroad in Spain for a semester. 407 more words


On a recent trip to Spain I paid a much anticipated visit to the lavish and ancient city of Cordoba, which lies on the banks of the river Guadalquivir, in the heart of Andalusia. 385 more words

Ancient Andalusia

Architecture in: Alcàzar de Segovia

Alcàzar de Segovia, Segovia, Spain. April 2014.

A nice example of Moorish architecture; still not reading as a hundred percent ‘Spanish’ to me. (Read more on the struggles of finding true Spanish architecture… 32 more words