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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Elegantly designed in a Moorish style to reflect the island's Omani heritage and built around a large, immaculately-manicured garden, the hotel serves up textbook, old-school luxury.
This town has everything from a long strip of beautiful beaches to bright white Moorish style villages up in the hills, it's lush, green and very pretty.
Northwest of the old city is the former summer palace of the imam, perched on a steep rock outcrop overlooking the Wadi Dharr, the garden suburb of Rawdah, due north of Sanaa, has a fine mosque in the Moorish style. Sana'a features the very rare mild version of a semi-arid climate Sana'a sees on average of precipitation per year.
Built between 1873 and 1903, the venue has a sumptuous Moorish style interior, but it's only open when there's a performance.
Inside, there was a Spanish Moorish style foyer, which opened into a Spanish Renaissance-style auditorium that seated more than 1,000.
Arjaan by Rotana features Moorish style luxurious home-comforts with world-class hospitality services; part of a multifunctional complex that includes an upscale office tower and a courtyard with a food court.
Villa Montfeld was built between 1853 and 1863 in the Moorish style, and it is one of the most elegant estates in Algiers.
Designed in a Moorish style by architects Stanley A Griffiths and Horace G Bradley, it officially joined the Odeon circuit on July 17, 1935.
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.
The archduke, a cousin of Emperor Franz Joseph, established a Moorish style palace "S'Estaca" on the estate that Ludwig converted from a ruined old manor house.
While there were European counterparts to this new synagogue architectural style, the authors argue for American difference: "Beyond simply hosting the most Moorish synagogues in the world, New York City's tolerant and cosmopolitan atmosphere lent entirely novel meanings to the Moorish style and encouraged the development of new expressions of religiosity for the American Jews who congregated within them or even just walked by them.