The Jairan Wall in the Hoya ravine, built under King Jairan, 1012-28, and the San Cristobal Hill or Monte Laham, with the statue of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, in the Alcazaba, a 10th century fortified enclosure and royal residence in Almeria, Andalusia, Southern Spain. The Alcazaba itself was begun in 955 by Rahman III and completed by Hayran, Taifa king of Almeria, in the 11th century. It was later added to by the Catholic monarchs. Picture by Manuel Cohen

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The Jairan Wall in the Hoya ravine, built under King Jairan, 1012-28, and the San Cristobal Hill or Monte Laham, with the statue of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, in the Alcazaba, a 10th century fortified enclosure and royal residence in Almeria, Andalusia, Southern Spain. The Alcazaba itself was begun in 955 by Rahman III and completed by Hayran, Taifa king of Almeria, in the 11th century. It was later added to by the Catholic monarchs. Picture by Manuel Cohen

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