Granada - Alhambra
The Alhambra is a very old (1000 years ?) Moorish castle, built by the Muslims when they controlled the area. Very different than the heavy gothic palaces and castles of northern Europe.
View of the main towers that overlook the town beyond them.
An interesting main building
Me, a tower, and the town
Looking down on a maze of older buildings and where buildings used to be
One View of the ornate ceilings
Looking straight up
Corner detail - very intricate
More ceiling detail
A courtyard; note all the detail
Nice gardens; long views in amongst the tall hedges
Another tower view, along with a peaceful reflecting pool
The private theater
Yet more detail; the entire palace is like this