The Tower of the Princesses or Torre de las Infantas (right), a small palace, and the Judge's Tower or Torre del Cadi (left), on the ramparts of the Alhambra Palace, Granada, Andalusia, Southern Spain. Behind is El Albayzin, the medieval Moorish old town of Granada. 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 Tower of the Princesses or Torre de las Infantas (right), a small palace, and the Judge's Tower or Torre del Cadi (left), on the ramparts of the Alhambra Palace, Granada, Andalusia, Southern Spain. Behind is El Albayzin, the medieval Moorish old town of Granada. 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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