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The Albufeira Municipal Archaeological Museum exhibits a collection of artefacts relating to the history of the area.
The Alcazaba of Malaga is a picturesque and formidable 11th century Moorish citadel.
The Alcazar of Segovia is an imposing medieval fortress turned royal palace.
Predominantly built in Europe's Dark Ages of the 1300s, the Alcázar of Seville is one of Europe’s most intricately beautiful palaces and is the perfect setting for the Water Gardens of Dorne in Game of Thrones.
The Alhambra in Granada, Spain was a fortified palace complex of the Nasrid Dynasty conquered by the Christians.
Casa del Rey Moro is home to hanging gardens and a fascinating Moorish water mine.
Castelo dos Mouros is a picturesque ruined castle with a history dating back to the eighth century.
Cerro da Vila is an Ancient Roman site housing the remains of a second or third century villa complex.
Faro Archaeological Museum has a collection of artefacts including prehistoric, Roman, Moorish and medieval pieces.
La Giralda is the famed bell tower of Seville Cathedral and which began as a 12th century minaret.
The Marbella Castle Walls were once part of an impressive Moorish citadel built in the tenth century.
The Monasterio de Piedra is a monastery located in Zaragoza, Spain. The building was constructed between 1195 and 1218, and is surrounded by acres of spectacular parkland.
The Old Town of Caceres embodies centuries of conquest and re-conquest in its winding streets.
Paderne Castle was a Moorish stronghold later taken by the forces of King Afonso III.
The Sun Gate of Toledo was built by the Knights Hospitaller in the 14th century.
Sagunto Castle was a large Moorish citadel, the impressive remains of which overlook the modern town.
Santa MarÃa la Blanca ("Saint Mary the White") originally known as the Ibn Shushan Synagogue is a museum and former synagogue in Toledo, Spain. It is disputably considered the oldest synagogue building in Europe still standing.
Santiago del Arrabal is a church in Toledo, Spain, built in 1245-48, at the orders of Sancho II, on the site of an older church and a mosque that is known to been used since 1125.
Silves Archaeological Museum offers an insight into the history of Silves and its surrounding area.
Silves Castle is an imposing Moorish stronghold.
St George’s Castle in Lisbon is a medieval castle which once served as a royal palace.