"What a legend !!" Medina Azahàra by Martin_S.
Medina Azahàra Travel Guide: 37 reviews and 105 photos
The legend says that the Caliph named al-Zahra, or Azahara, after his favorite concubine. Another says that he built this new city just to please her !!
A couple of links for photos and more in depth history.
This is a photo inside the Hall of Abd al-Raman.
A detail of one of the pillars in the Hall of Abd al-Raman.
An overview from near the entrance area looking down toward the ruins.
- Pros:Some beautiful reconstructions in progress
- Cons:Only if you don't like walking up hills
- In a nutshell:Go for the legend
Just a few last views to show, the entrance gate leads you to a "lookout" where you can see the Porticio Arches to your... more travel advice
This was thought to be the main entrance to the city at the time of its highest activity. Even though today you enter... more travel advice
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