Alhambra The Alhambra is a blend of Moorish and Roman design and architecture. Moorish tiles – inside the Alhambra. Decorative design detail – Moorish art and architecture. — Details of decorative Moorish designs – The Alhambra — Reflective pool in the courtyard Along the way to Alhambra Enroute to Alhambra Bus stop – Destination the Alhambra! Road to The Alhambra Palace and Fortress. Cacti along the roadside to Alhambra. Scenic route to Alhambra. Along the route to Alhambra. Beautiful foliage of a lovely shade tree. iew of the city from Alhambra, located in Granada, Andalusia, Spain. Overlooking Granada from inside Nasrid Palace. Granada, from atop the plateau on which the Alhambra was built. Exterior of the palace and fortress, overlooking Granada. Architectural detail – Arabic caligrafi. The Alhambra is a blend of Moorish and Roman design and architecture. Patio de los Leones (the lions court) featuring an alabaster fountain. Moorish tiles framing an entrance to the Nasrid Palaces. Inside Nasdir Palaces, Alhambra. Detail of the dome roof – Hall of the Abencerrages, in the Harem section of the palace. Palace of the Lions. The Alhambra Palaces were built during the 14th century reign of Yusuf I. In the gardens of the Alhambra. The Palacio Nazaries Patio of the Wrought Iron Grille. Side view – Palace of the Partal and the Tower of the Ladies (the Torre de las Damas). One of the gardens on the grounds of the Alhambra. The Alhambra was originally built as a small fortress, in the 9th century. Gated entrance to underground ‘dungeon ruins, Alhambra Palace.’ The Alhambra – On the Hill Sabika, between the banks of the Darro and Genil rivers. In the 1300s, Moorish ruler, Yusuf I, Sultan of Granada, converted the old 9th century fortress into the royal palace. Inlaid carved wood ceiling – Alhambra Palace. Colonnade – Palace of Charles V, built in the Roman style, in the 1500s. Colonnade, Palace of Charles V, designed by Pedro Machuca, At the southern entrance to the Palace of Charles V.