Moorish style


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Moorish style

A long-lasting Islamic Iberian style created by the ruling Moors who invaded from North Africa and were brilliant woodcarvers and leatherworkers. Little furniture was used or survives from this era, in which richly covered cushions were important, but it was part of the Muslim world inspiration for a 1856–1907 revival. See HispanoMoresque.
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We stayed in the popular all-inclusive four-star Ghazala Gardens Hotel in Naama Bay which boasted a striking Moorish style and an impressive pool area with beautifully well-kept gardens.
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Villa Palmas Perched on a hillside overlooking the Bay of Benirras, this south-west facing country villa has five twin bedrooms, designed in the Moorish style, with authentic touches such as wooden ceilings and rustic floor tiles.
The interior decorations, designs, calligraphy, inscriptions and patterns are taken from the Moorish style of Islamic Spain.
The three-storey, four-bedroomed property is built in a classic Moorish style and set on a cliff top amongst a mass of trees and almost every room looks out to sea.
It arrived at the railway terminus at Sirkeci, designed in an Oriental Moorish style by the German architect August dachmund, which was situated between Topkapt Sarayl and the New Mosque, the Yeni Cami, in the heart of ancient Stamboul.
First impressions count when you arrive at a holiday home, but we needn't have worried because there, at the end of the drive, was a splendid, stylish, spacious villa, recently built in the Moorish style and enjoying a commanding position looking out across the goat fields to the sparkling Mediterranean.
There, at the end of the drive, was a stylish, spacious villa, built in the Moorish style and enjoying a commanding position looking out across the goat fields to the sparkling Mediterranean.
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