Alcázar Genil

Granada, Spain

The Alcázar Genil is a Muslim-era palace in the city of Granada. It was originally called al-Qasr al-Sayyid ('the palace of the lord') and is located beside the River Genil outside the Alhambra's walls. Today, only a pavilion of the palace is preserved.

It was built in 1218 or 1219 by Sayyid Ishaq, a member of the Almohad dynasty. In 1237, Muhammad I of the Nasrid dynasty took over Granada and the dynasty was since associated with the palace. His grandson, Muhammad III (reigned 1302–1209) temporarily lived here after he was dethroned, before moved to Almuñécar.



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Founded: 1218
Category: Palaces, manors and town halls in Spain

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Simon Cam (13 months ago)
Small but beautiful
miguel angel torrea rey (13 months ago)
Bonito x fuera pero sin poder entrar,pocas horas para verlo
Enriqueta carrillo badillo (14 months ago)
Es un remanso de paz entre tanto jaleo
Maria Jose G-Chicano (15 months ago)
No lo detesto sin embargo es una pena que un lugar tan bonito no tenga correspondencia con la calidad de la carta y de la cocina. Hay que tener en cuenta que los precios aparecen sin IVA. Sin embargo los camareros son muy profesionales sobre todo Juan. Me pareció algo caro con los platos que ofrecen en la carta. Si vas solo a tomar el fresco y disfrutar de la noche en verano tomando unas cervezas es ideal.
Cédric Mystère (17 months ago)
Ce petit Alcazar est un petit bijou d'art moresque conservé malgré l'urbanisation du quartier Zaidín. L'entrée est libre et gratuite. On pourra y visiter 3 salles avec deux petits bassins reliés entre eux par un canal. Les jardins qui entourent ce petit établissement sont agréables. Les fresques aux formes géométriques avec des écritures en arabe sont tes belles et en bon état de conservation. Quelques minutes suffisent à son exploitation.
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