||The Palaces of
the Nazaries were constructed by Ismail
I, Yusuf I and Muhammad V (1312
to1391 AD) during the Nasrid
report visiting the Alhambra to be one of the
highlights of their visit to Spain. The Palacios
Nazaries must be considered the highlight of a visit
to the Alhambra. Here you get to see one of the few
Moorish Palaces still existing in Spain.
of the Mexuar: This
is one of the first rooms encountered in the
Palace. It is also the most perplexing. The
room feels to be a hodgepodge of structures
with no clear purpose to the design.
Considered one of the oldest areas in the
palace, it has been remodeled a number of times.
Patio del Mexuar:
sultan would receive petitions from
his subjects and meet with his
Above - The Patio del Mexuar
visitors to the sultan (14th century) would
have seen anything more of the palace than
this courtyard of the Mexuar..
de los Leones:
|The patio was constructed by Muhammad V.
Under the sultans, this area was the
center of the family life inside the Palace.
Click here to
see more photos of the patio.
||Court of the Myrtles
throne room is located here.