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Patio de los Arrayanes, Alhambra

 
Catalogue
Andalusian Gardens
City
Granada
Country
Spain
Dates
ca. 1350 Present
Authors
Antonio Almagro;
Luis Ramón-Laca

Description

The Comares Palace was organized around a courtyard traditionally known as the Patio de los Arrayanes (Court of the Myrtles) or the Patio de la Alberca (Court of the Pond). Navagero (Viaje, 46) notes its slabs of very white, fine marble, some of them huge. He also records a pond beside which were two “beautiful hedges of myrtle and a few orange trees.”

 


Rafael Manzano Martos and Massimo Listri, La Alhambra, 75–89.

Antonio Orihuela Uzal, Casas y palacios nazaríes, 8197.

 

Source

  • Travel Account, 1525
Catalogue
Andalusian Gardens
City
Granada
Country
Spain
Dates
ca. 1350 Present
Authors
Antonio Almagro;
Luis Ramón-Laca