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 (ăl-hăm′brə, äl-äm′brä)
A citadel and palace on a hill overlooking Granada, Spain. Built by Moorish kings in the 12th and 13th centuries, the Alhambra is the finest example of Moorish architecture in Spain.
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(Placename) a citadel and palace in Granada, Spain, built for the Moorish kings during the 13th and 14th centuries: noted for its rich ornamentation
Alhambresque adj
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(ælˈhæm brə)

1. a palace and citadel of the Moorish kings in Granada, Spain: completed in the 14th century.
2. a city in SW California, near Los Angeles. 64,615.
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Noun1.Alhambra - a fortified Moorish palace built near Granada by Muslim kings in the Middle AgesAlhambra - a fortified Moorish palace built near Granada by Muslim kings in the Middle Ages
Granada - a city in southeastern Spain that was the capital of the Moorish kingdom until it was captured by Ferdinand and Isabella in 1492; site of the Alhambra (a palace and fortress built by Moors in the Middle Ages) which is now a major tourist attraction
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Three nights, glorious Granada - Spain from PS658 pp, save PS54 PP: Kirker (020 7593 2283; offers three nights for the price of two at the Guadalupe, an attractive hotel perfectly situated opposite the grand Alhambra Palace and its beautiful gardens.
The Costa del Sol is known for its beautiful landscapes and delicious food, and travelers will explore the rich cultural heritage, fabulous beaches, and charming villages with visits to the Alhambra Palace, the Seville Cathedral, La Giralda, and the Rock of Gibraltar.
Home for over 800 years to the Moorish Empire, exploring the Arab legacy in Andalucia from the Cordoba Mosque to the Alhambra Palace in Granada and the Alcazar in Seville is an "absolute must do" for anyone from the Gulf region, it said.
Emirati artist Jaber Al Haddad also presented his 'Patterns from Alhambra,' a famous Islamic geometric pattern from the Alhambra Palace, Spain.
The quest called for him to go to dungeon of the Alhambra Palace. The quest demanded that he leaves all his modern weapons and special items.
Andalusia owns 13 sites, including Cordoba mosque and Alhambra palace. Adding Medina Azahara to the World Heritage List had a positive and tangible impact as the city received 6,314 visitors in a week, an increase of 107 compared with 2017, after the committee's announcement.
He mentions the Alhambra Palace in Granada, Andalusia -- a building that, because of its Qur'anic calligraphy and the fact it was built by Muslims, is often regarded as Islamic, but, as Al-Hiti points out, is so much a product of its environment that it would look out of place in the vast majority of Islamic countries.
As we entered the Alhambra Palace to one side was an old water gravitational filtration structure, said to be at least 1,000 years old.
The Moorish Alhambra palace and fortress is unmissable.
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