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Notes on the Geography of Spain: Granada: the Palaces of the Alhambra: Photo 25

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The north side of the courtyard: beyond the fountain are the Hall of the Ajimeces, then the domed Hall of the Two Sisters, and finally the Mirador of Lindaraja.  Nothing much good has ever been said about the lions around the fountain; acerbic Ford said that their faces were "barbecued." Still, there is an Arabic poem by Ibn Zamrak around the basin: "Blessed is He who has given this palace to the Imam Mohammed.  In its perfection it is different from all others, because its rooms, in accordance with God's will, hold miracles that are incomparable in beauty."

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