Home to the Kings of Spain from Charles III to Alfonso XIII, Madrid's Royal Palace takes us on a journey through the history of Spain. Though it is no longer the royal family's home, it continues to be their official residence.
The Alhambra (from Arabic الْحَمْرَاء = Al-Ħamrā', literally "the red one"; the complete name was الْقَلْعَةُ ٱلْحَمْرَاءُ = al-Qal'at al-Ħamrā' = "the red fortress") is a palace and fortress complex of the Moorish rulers of Granada in southern Spain (known as Al-Andalus when the fortress was constructed during the mid 14th century), occupying a hilly ...
Together with this tradition, since 1492 the Royal House has received the most advanced proposals in terms of palace and poliorcertic architecture, and plastic arts of Western humanism. The Albayzín district is the best-preserved illustration of a Hispano-Muslim city in the South of Spain, particularly formed during the Nasrid dynasty.
The famous Moorish palace in Granada, Spain is called the Alhambra.
The Royal Palace (also called the Eastern Palace - Palacio de Oriente, standing next to the large Plaza de Oriente square) was constructed on the site of the ruins of the Alcazar or old Moorish Castle which had been destroyed by fire in 1734. After 1738 Juan B. Sachetti directed the construction work on the Palace, helped out to some extent by ...
Sep 02, 2020 · A court in north-western Spain has declared that a summer palace used by late Spanish dictator Francisco Franco belongs to the state and his family should hand it over.
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Most of the people in Spain live along the Mediterranean coastline and the Atlantic coast. Significant cities in the interior are the capital city Madrid and the cities Zaragoza and Sevilla. About 80% of the people live in urban areas. Spain has her own royal family who lives in the royal place, the 'Zarzuela Palace', outside of Madrid.
Feb 13, 2021 · As its name suggests, the tiara was made by French jeweller Cartier in the 19th Century. Queen Sofia wears the Cartier Loop tiara here in 2007 for a banquet at the Royal Palace in Madrid. Crown ...
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