The Gardens of the Partal, or Jardines del Partal, once a busy kitchen garden, and behind, the Tower of the Mihrab, or Torre del Mihrab, a former Nasrid oratory and a perimeter tower of the old Palacio del Partal, Alhambra Palace, Granada, Andalusia, Southern Spain. The Alhambra was begun in the 11th century as a castle, and in the 13th and 14th centuries served as the royal palace of the Nasrid sultans. The huge complex contains the Alcazaba, Nasrid palaces, gardens and Generalife. Picture by Manuel Cohen

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The Gardens of the Partal, or Jardines del Partal, once a busy kitchen garden, and behind, the Tower of the Mihrab, or Torre del Mihrab, a former Nasrid oratory and a perimeter tower of the old Palacio del Partal, Alhambra Palace, Granada, Andalusia, Southern Spain. The Alhambra was begun in the 11th century as a castle, and in the 13th and 14th centuries served as the royal palace of the Nasrid sultans. The huge complex contains the Alcazaba, Nasrid palaces, gardens and Generalife. Picture...
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