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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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  • 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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  • In the historic Palace building, the garden had become big attractions. The strange shape of the trees in the garden there is located here, it was interesting. It was a sight in Japan.
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