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
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Dimensions: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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