The Alcazaba

The Alcazaba, which in Arabic means "fortress" is the oldest work of Muslim Spain, built between 1057 and 1063 on a rock on which stood an ancient Roman ruins and defensive bulwark of Phoenician origin. It is located at the foot of Mount Gibralfaro and behind the ancient Roman theater. The entrance to the structure, by calle Alcazabilla, is represented by the door of the columns and a slope that leads to the Arc of Christ. Inside the double concentric walled enclosure of the Alcazaba, whose path climbs up the hill, you can see Roman ruins, including fortified gates, statues and columns with capitals, the enchanting gardens of wealthy Arab beautiful greenery.
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