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Granada. Real Chancillería
01-MAY-2012

Granada. Real Chancillería

The Royal Chancery, Granada is the high court of the city. So, while entering it you will find armed guards protecting the monument of justice. Before serving as the high court, the Real Chancilleria, Granada used to be the prison house and the house of justice in the renaissance period. It is almost the same age as the Plaza Nueva, where it is situated. It was designed by Diego de Siloe, in the 1530s when the Plaza was built. There are two galleries in the inner side of the courtyard – the lower courtyard and the upper courtyard. The lower part of the courtyard is encircled by arches in the shape of half-barrel. They have been supported by marble Doric columns.

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Tom LeRoy27-Oct-2012 08:51
Wonderful architecture, a fine shot and interesting information. V
Santi Bravo Figueras27-Oct-2012 05:41
Molt ben enquadrada.
Gérard Koehl27-Oct-2012 05:18
Très belle architecture. V
Frank Tran27-Oct-2012 05:03
Excellent shot with detail info. V+
Yvonne27-Oct-2012 04:44
A magnificent building, amazing it was used as a prison long ago! Love reading your notes.. adds so much to your image! v
Hank Vander Velde27-Oct-2012 03:24
A beautiful well captured image Jose.
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