Alcazar de los Reyes Cristianos


alcazar de los reyes cristianos
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The Alcazar de los Reyes Cristianos (Spanish for 'Castle of the Christian Monarchs'), is a medieval Alcazar located in the historic centre of Cordoba, next to the Guadalquivir River and near the Grand Mosque.
An alcazar is a type of Moorish castle or palace in Spain and Portugal built during Muslim rule. The fortress served as one of the primary residences of Isabella I of Castile and Ferdinand II of Aragon.
The Alcazar has two towers: the Torre de los Leones ("Tower of the Lions) and the Torre de Homenaje ("Tower of Homage"). The latter has Gothic features including an ogival ceiling.

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Cordoba, Spain
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11th century

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