The origins of the Alcázar, the royal residence of Seville, can be traced back to a governor’s palace which was built at the order of the Umayyad Caliphate in the 10th century, but the oldest preserved parts date from the time of the Almohades (Patio del Yeso). After the reconquest of Seville in 1248, the complex served as a residence for the kings of Castile. In the 14th century, Pedro I. el Cruel (the Cruel) had it expanded to include a palace in Moorish style.
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Plaza del Triunfo
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