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Photos of the Alhambra Palace in Granada

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Photos and pictures of the Alhambra Palace, Granada Spain

Although the Berber Moors started their conquest of the Iberian peninsular, present day Spain and Portugal, in 711 it was not until the 11th century that Granada was founded. At that time Granada was a hamlet called Gárnata, and after the fall of the Umayyad Andalusian kingdom, Al-Andalus was fragmented into a number of minor states and principalities, most notably the Emirate of Granada.

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