Court of the Lions, Granada

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The Courtyard of the Lions is the main courtyard of the Nasrid dynasty Palace of the Lions, in the heart of the Alhambra, the Moorish citadel formed by a complex of palaces, gardens and forts in Granada, Spain. It was commissioned by the Nasrid sultan Muhammed V of the Emirate of Granada in Al-Andalus. Its construction started in the second period of his reign, between 1362 and 1391 AD. The site is now part of the UNESCO World Heritage List and minted in Spain's 2011 limited edition of 2 € Commemorative Coins.
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  • I'm saying it's a gem because that's what it feels like when you walk into it. For my taste is one of the most beautiful areas of the Alhambra and of course the most emblematic.
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  • Wonderful patio where water is fundamental, you can not fail to admire it, both the fountain and its structure.
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