10The Alhambra, Granada

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Spanish architecture needs no introduction, but what came out as a result of mixing two beautiful styles of art – Gothic and Islamic, is something that everyone marvels at. Alhambra is an old fortress located in the region of Granada, Andalusia. The páramos reigned over Spain for what was built by the Moorish king Ben Badis Habus. Originally built in 889, it was a small fortress, but in the year 1333, many additions were made to it and it became a royal palace for the king. Alhambra stands out as one of the most interesting pieces of architecture due to its beautiful mix of two cultures and artistic styles. One can get lost in the beauty of this place for hours, losing track of time.  Click the next ARROW to see the next photo!

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