Moorish & Moorish Style Architecture

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Casablanca, MoroccoCasablancaMoroccoThe interior of the Municipal Building was a miniature version of the Lion Courtyard at the Alhambra, right down to the intricately carved...Casablanca, MoroccoCasablancaMoroccoThe inner courtyard of the Municipal Building (Casablanca's City Hall) was built to resemble the Lion Courtyard at the Alhambra in Spain....Casablanca, MoroccoCasablancaMoroccoAnother shot of the inner courtyard of the Municipal Building - Casablanca's City Hall - patterned after the Alhambra in Spain. Tilework and carved...Kasbah of the Udayas, Rabat, MoroccoKasbah of the UdayasRabat, MoroccoThe gate of this 12th century fortification. I'm finding that gates and significant doorways in Moorish architecture are very similar to each...Sinagoga de Santa María La Blanca, Toledo, SpainSinagoga de Santa María La BlancaToledo, SpainThe Synagoga de Santa Maria la Blanca was built by Muslim architects in the early 13th century, and converted to a church in 1492. It was sometimes...Toledo, Toledo, SpainToledoToledo, SpainThe clock tower at the train station in Toledo. It was built in 1919-20 in the Neo-Moorish style. The architect took their inspiration for this...Toledo, Toledo, SpainToledoToledo, SpainDetail of an exterior door at the Toledo train station. Built in 1919-20 in the Neo-Moorish style. https://davenotravels.blog/Mosque-Cathedral of Córdoba, Cordoba, SpainMosque-Cathedral of CórdobaCordoba, SpainThe nave of Al-Hakim II was the second extension of the mosque during the late 10th century. It houses the private chapel for the Caliph. After the...Mosque-Cathedral of Córdoba, Cordoba, SpainMosque-Cathedral of CórdobaCordoba, SpainThis is the second extension of the mosque during the 10th century, the nave of Al-Hakim II. This area houses the private chapel for the Caliph,...La Casa Andalusí, Cordoba, SpainLa Casa AndalusíCordoba, SpainI believe this is the front door of the Andalucia House in the Jewish Quarter in Cordoba - a city where the architectural style of Jewish,...Albaicin, Granada, SpainAlbaicinGranada, SpainA beautiful example of Moorish architecture in the Plaza Larga in the Albayzin, just outside of Granada. There was a farmer's market operating the...Alhambra, Granada, SpainAlhambraGranada, SpainThe Palacio de Comares in the Alhambra. It's facade is considered one of the master works of Islamic art. The door at right led to the Sultan's...Alhambra, Granada, SpainAlhambraGranada, SpainLoved the colors and textural combination of this particular door at the Alhambra. https://davenotravels.blog/Generalife, Granada, SpainGeneralifeGranada, SpainThe view out of the Oratory onto the Albayzin. The wall above the windows is carved plaster. Some authors have described the plasterwork here as...Generalife, Granada, SpainGeneralifeGranada, SpainAnother view of the Albayzin from the Oratory. There were so many viewpoints framed by architecture that at several points it became surreal, and I...Generalife, Granada, SpainGeneralifeGranada, SpainAn archway at the Palacio del Generalife, which I believe is also called the Partal Palace. The calligraphy is Kufic and Nasrid script, which you...Alhambra, Granada, SpainAlhambraGranada, SpainThis looks like more of the Partal Palace. Note the arrow slits in the tower at right, and crenelations that resemble those that crown the watch...Alhambra, Granada, SpainAlhambraGranada, SpainIncredible detailing on every surface of this archway at the Alhambra. Posted with apologies that I cannot identify the specific building....Alhambra, Granada, SpainAlhambraGranada, SpainAmong the most photographed buildings is the Hall of the Two Sisters, facing out onto the Courtyard of the Lions. It is in the best preserved part...Alhambra, Granada, SpainAlhambraGranada, SpainAnother one of the most photographed buildings here is the Hall of the Abencerages, located at the opposite end of the Courtyard of the Lions from...
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