I visited the Alhambra Palace that is situated at the hill of Granada. I found that it was constructed both as a palace and fortress that offered residence to the vagabonds and kings. The design and architecture of Alhambra is a mixed blend of Christian and Moorish styles. I was glad to know that the palace is now open to the visitors of the city and provides with the residence in the similar styles. This was particularly intriguing as the establishment is recognized as the World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Upon entering the fortress a more or less hike is required to be undertaken.
As I entered, I encountered the surrounding grounds to be free to access involving the patio of the Charles V Palace. It is to consider that the walls of the palace are carefully carved with the presence of distinct designs from the gates to the pathways. The initial rooms of the palace when one enters leads to the Myrtles court which is an open courtyard consisting of a fool that is fed by two different fountains. I can claim that the view of interiors were magnificent.
The Salon de los Embajadores of Alhambra is one of the vastest enclosed room. The art work on the ceiling and the ornate wall provides the room with a unique and magnificent effect. Furthermore, there is a small passage which connects to the Court of the Lions. This space is tranquil in nature and the stone work provides with a timeless effect. An individual vising the palace can easily imagine the ancient times. The influence of Moorish architecture can be seen from the pillars and the archways. Another room namely Sala de las dos Hermanas is one of the rooms with the ceiling carved from a single stone. After exiting from this room, the remaining palace can be accessed after passing a garden. It can be regarded that the designing showcasing the Moorish architecture was the work of the craftsmanship and high level of artistry.