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Palacio de Galiana, Toledo

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The Palacio de Galiana is a palace in Toledo, Spain, on the borders of the Tagus River. It was built on the site of an earlier summer villa and garden of Al-Mamun, the king of the Taifa of Toledo, in the thirteenth century by king Alphonso X.GardensThe garden area around the palace, called the 'Al-Munya al-Na‘ura' or 'Huerta del Rey' included a botanical garden of the pharmacologist Ibn al-Wafid. It was famous for its irrigation works, the ruins of which are still to be seen.The garden was also, possibly, the location of a water clock, constructed by Al-Zarqali.20th centuryFrom the 1950s onwards the Palacio de Galiana was restored and its present garden designed by the architects Manuel Gómez Moreno and Fernando Chueca Goitía under the auspices of its owner Carmen Marañón.
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  • You spend your life looking for peace and quiet, and it is that you realize that much of that peace and tranquility is in the observation. If they ask me what is the most beautiful place I've ever met, the answer would be very clear: Palacio de Galiana. In this place there are a not is what makes you to be serene, tranquil. A place where you enjoy being, watching, admiring... This splendid palace has left me astonished, is impressive. I was lucky that my company invited me to meet him. I fell in love so much, that I'm going to celebrate my wedding here in November, it is different from what they had seen before. They have also given me a fabulous and very personalized treatment. 100% recommended. Glad that there are still people in the world who takes the trouble to maintain historic places.
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  • Probably you will come across this attraction walking around town. Is a particular installation of great beauty and used for various events.
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  • Galiana Palace was like villas around the 11th century taifa Kingdom of King al-mamun. And was rebuilt in the 14th century building into our eyes. Palace of unfortunate twists and turns in the past, were utterly devastated was designated historic-artistic monument in 1931, and has been renovated. This Mudejar Palace is a rectangular building. Bear is the origin of the name of the Palace was inhabited by the beautiful Islamic Graf re King and Carlo Magno Queen's daughter, Princess since the 6th century, a magnificent Palace and garden of memories, galiana Palace is called her name.
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  • Light on a few times and nearly forgotten forms of life
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  • Beautiful place
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When visiting Toledo, staying inside the old city walls allows for on foot access to all of the area's historical landmarks as well as a tight network of shops, restaurants, and museums. Similarly, staying in the old center, which sits on a raised hill overlooking the city, avoids a daily hike to the city's main attractions. Many old buildings in the center have been transformed into boutique hotels and guest houses, allowing visitors to experience the rich historical heritage and beautiful architecture of the city.
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