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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Noelia Rupérez (3 months ago)
Although it is quite unknown, it is worth going to see it, it is beautiful with the muqarnas. The pity is that the patio fountain is turned off.
S Jay (4 months ago)
I couldn't enter it but its very nice from the outside
Serge Haquet (5 months ago)
It's small but nice and free
Rosa Suarez Ramirez (7 months ago)
Beautiful to walk and enjoy an agustic day?
waito xerez (12 months ago)
Es muy bonito está restaurado e incluso hay partes que tiene todavía la pintura el jardín está cuidado
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