That tower means business but conceals the softer face of home life chez the Emir
This is what I mean by a PR battle. This church over looks the Generalife’s beautiful gardens.
This is what I mean by depictions of nature
Don’t tell me those aren’t pine trees
Imagine looking across from here to the other side of the palace and waving hello to your Caliph
Inside the mosque. Serenity and Romanesque arches
Outside the mosque, people would perform their pre-prayer ablutions in this lime tree-filled courtyar