The fountain of Los Leones, in the Alhambra, Granada, is composed of a central bowl supported by twelve lions spouts of water made of white marble. Continue reading “The fountain of “Los Leones””
The patio of the “Casa Zafra” in Granada, Spain, is rectangular and in its center there is an elongated pool with a white marble fountain at one end. Continue reading “Patio of the Zafra House”
The Moorish House, Granada, Spain. These buildings were built to be used by families composed of an average of four people. Continue reading “The Moorish House – Granada”
Right beside the portal of the Partal in the Alhambra, Granada, we find the Oratory of the Partal, a small rectangular building whose decoration is attributed to the period of Yusuf I. Continue reading “The Oratory of the Partal”
The Palace of Comares of the Alhambra, Granada, Spain, was built by Sultan Yusuf I, being his official residence and the palace where the throne room was located. Continue reading “The Palace of “Comares””
The Patio of Lindaraja in the Alhambra, Granada, is a beauty. Its name comes from the beautiful viewpoint that presides over it in its southern face, the whole external façade of the Palace of the Lions. Continue reading “Patio of Lindaraja”
“(…) To such a diaphanous bowl,
by borders the alladfar pond,
and it goes between “margaritas” the argento,
fluid and also made white and pure.
So close is the hard and the flowing
that it is difficult to know which of them flows (…) “* Continue reading “The Fountain of the Lions”
Shown is the “Mirador de la Torre de las Damas”, of the “Palacio del Partal” in the Alhambra (Granada, Spain) from where you can appreciate spectacular views. Continue reading ““Mirador de la Torre de las Damas””
The house of Zafra in Granada, is undoubtedly one of the best preserved Spanish-Muslim houses of the fourteenth century of its time. Its organized is the typical manner of the Nasrid noble homes. Continue reading “The House of Zafra – Granada”
The Moorish houses in Granada, Spain, according to an article published by Antonio Orihuela Uzal of the School of Arab Studies (CSIC), maintained the basic characteristics of Nasrid residential architecture of the XIII-XV centuries.