Alcázar von Sevilla

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    The Alcázar was originally built as a Moorish fort, later extended the complex several times to the palace. The Almohads were the first to build a palace on this site, the Al-Muwarrak. Most of the modern facilities were built in 1364 on the Moorish ruins for Peter I. The palace is one of the best-preserved examples of Mudejar architecture, buildings of Islamic influence created under Christian rule. Later monarchs extended the Alcázar, adding more architectural styles to the complex. So originated z. For example, under the Catholic Monarchs, Charles V and Philip II, there are buildings with gothic elements in stark contrast to the dominant Mudejar architecture.
    Among the artistic goods is the painting The Virgin of the Sailors of a winged altar for the chapel in the Casa de Contratación.

    In the garden is a bathing area of Maria de Padilla, the mistress of King Philip III.

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    • December 7, 2019

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Location: Séville, Andalusia, Spain

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