Example sentences for: alcazaba

How can you use “alcazaba” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The Alcazaba is the oldest part of the Alhambra and only the impressive outer walls and towers survive.

  • Beside the entrance to the Alcazaba are the partially excavated ruins of a Roman theater, the only visible remains of the ancient city.

  • Founded by the Phoenicians, Vélez sprawls around a historic center dominated by a Moorish alcazaba and two venerable churches: the late-Gothic Iglesia de San Juan Bautista and the Iglesia de Santa María (which incorporates a section of the town’s former mosque).

  • Within the walls of the Alhambra, there are four main areas to explore, which are best taken in the following order: the Alcazaba (fortress), the Casa Real Vieja (Old Royal Palace), the Casa Real Nueva (new Royal Palace), and finally the Generalife (summer gardens).

  • Abd-er-Rahman III’s massive Alcazaba looms large on the hilltop above the city.

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