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The Patio of the Lions (Patio de los Leones) the most famous place of the Alhambra in Granada.Located on top of the hill al-Sabika, on the bank of the river Darro,in the city of Granada and in front of the neighbourhoods of the Albaicin and of the Alcazaba.Originally constructed as a fortress in 889 CE.,then largely ignored.Rebuilt in the mid-13th century by the Arab Nasrid emir Mohammed ben Al-Ahmar of the Emirate of Granada,who built its current palace and walls.After the Christian Reconquista in 1492,the site became the Royal Court of Ferdinand and Isabella

The Patio of the Lions (Patio de los Leones) the most famous place of the Alhambra in Granada.Located on top of the hill al-Sabika, on the bank of the river Darro,in the city of Granada and in front of the neighbourhoods of the Albaicin and of the Alcazaba.Originally constructed as a fortress in 889 CE.,then largely ignored.Rebuilt in the mid-13th century by the Arab Nasrid emir Mohammed ben Al-Ahmar of the Emirate of Granada,who built its current palace and walls.After the Christian Reconquista in 1492,the site became the Royal Court of Ferdinand and Isabella Stock Photo
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Peter van Evert / Alamy Stock Photo

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2G6M708

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60.2 MB (2.6 MB Compressed download)

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5616 x 3744 px | 47.5 x 31.7 cm | 18.7 x 12.5 inches | 300dpi

Date taken:

7 July 2021

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