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March 12, 2004

Andalusia: Generalife, Granada

Filed under: — Laurenz @ 11:24 pm

Generalife, Granada, Foto: L. Bobke
A view from the gardens of the Generalife in Granada, Andalusia.
The Alhambra and the Generalife actually make up one complex, but the summer palace of the Nasride dynasty is much less known than the Alhambra.
A pity as the beautiful garden are exactly the right spot to relax a bit and recover from the stress of the multitudes visiting the palaces. This place has water basins, fountains, palm, cypress and orange trees, abundant flowers and a breathtaking view.

One Response to “Andalusia: Generalife, Granada”

  1. Hilal Says:

    I have looked for this picture and semi like it for long time



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