Generalife: Lower Gardens – Cypress Tree Arches

Cypress tree arches in the lower gardens of the Generalife in Granada, Spain

Cypress tree arches in the lower gardens

Cypress tree arches in the lower gardens
The image shows part of the Lower Gardens the Generalife located on the slope of a hill next to the Alhambara in Granada, Spain. It is Area K in the map of the Alhambra and Generalife.

As you can see, it is a garden with beautifully-trimmed cypress trees. It is a delightful experience to walk under the arches of the cypress trees. Although these gardens make a great impression with visitors, they are also a modern creation built as part of the renovation of the Generalife, and nobody is sure how they looked in the Nasrid era.

Related Pages
Generalife – Heavenly Gardens of the Nasrids
Palacios Nazaríes – Nasrid Palaces – A Shining Example of Moorish Art and Architecture
Los Jardines del Partal – The Gardens of the Partal
Alcazaba – A Formidable Fortress of the Nasrids
Medina, the Bustling City
Alhambra – Christian-Era Monuments
Alhambra – Outer Monuments

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