The quadrangular Rauda Gate, so called because of its proximity to the graveyard, has inside of it a magnificently adorned dome and traditional trompe l’oeil red painted bricks with white markings.
The qubba, or pavilion, has steel arched openings on three sides. The remaining side has a door that leads to the interior of the Palace of the Lions, to which it is joined; however, the two palaces were actually connected in the Alhambra prior to the construction of the pavilion.
It was the residential area of the royal guard in charge of the security of the palatial cityMORE INFORMATION
The baths being essential Moorish urban elements, it is easy to understand why each palace in the Alhambra has its own baths.MORE INFORMATION
Tower of the candle
The Candle's Tower, named Major tower in nasrid times and Sun's gate during the s.XVI as it reflects the sun in the front wall at midday, working as a sun clock for the city.MORE INFORMATION
The chamber of the ambassadors
This throne room is the largest lounge of the compound, encircled by nine small bedchambers, reserved one of them for the sultanMORE INFORMATION
The hall of the kings
Five bedchambers round a large room, scenery of receptions and festive representations, their painted domes are the most characteristic element.MORE INFORMATION
The hall of the muqarnas
One of the halls of the Court of the Lions, must have served as a hall for its proximity to the entrance of the palace.MORE INFORMATION