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Muralla de Madrid and cathedral, Parque Emir Mohamed I

These south-facing walls are the only remains from the Muslim era (there are a few other fragments of Muslim wall, but no remains of any other structure survive today - please see F. Campayo's comments below). The cathedral is situated squarely on top of what was the site of the original small settlement within the walls. The Emir probably resided in the Alcazar on the north side of the orignal walled town where the Royal Palace now is.

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  • Uploaded on March 14, 2014
  • Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works
    by Andy Rodker
    • Camera: FUJIFILM FinePix J100
    • Taken on 2012/11/30 09:06:59
    • Exposure: 0.002s (1/600)
    • Focal Length: 6.30mm
    • F/Stop: f/5.100
    • ISO Speed: ISO64
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash