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View of Cairo from the Citadel of Saladin. In the background, the Pyramids of Giza.
The anchorage of Alexandria. Top: On the left, Qaitbay fortress. In the middle, the triumphal column of Diocletian (Column of Pompey). Bottom: The Pasha's Palace.
View of the General Archive of the Indies, housed in the former merchant's exchange house of Seville (Casa Lonja de Mercaderes). In the background, Seville Cathedral with the famed bell tower of Giralda. Giralda was formerly a minaret of the now-demolished mosque of the Almohad era, on whose site the Cathedral was built.
View of the Castle of Saint George (Castillo San Jorge), built on the remains of the “Castle of Triana” after Ferdinand III of Castile conquered Seville in 1248. On the right, the Golden Tower (Torre del Oro), built under the Almohad dynasty.
Tags: Arab monuments, Architecture and built environment, Boats and ships, Bridges, Castle of Triana / Castillo San Jorge (Seville), Castles and fortresses, Guadalquivir, Houses, Human types, Medieval architecture, Medieval monuments, Rivers, Seville, Spain, Torre del Oro (Seville), Triana (Seville), Views
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