Decorative stucco carving and koranic inscriptions on the walls of the Patio of the Gilded Room, between the Mexuar and the Gilded Room or Cuarto Dorado, built under Mohammed V in the 14th century, in the Comares Palace, 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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Decorative stucco carving and koranic inscriptions on the walls of the Patio of the Gilded Room, between the Mexuar and the Gilded Room or Cuarto Dorado, built under Mohammed V in the 14th century, in the Comares Palace, 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....
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