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The gardens of the palace of the Alcazar in Seville were built in the 9th century by a succession of monarchs, both Muslim and Christian, who created a place of rare beauty.
Here Moor, Gothic and Renaissance influences blend. The gardens, located on the edge of the Guadalquivir river - which enabled river trade with the whole of Europe - are a superposition of influences and styles that followed the whims of the kings that established residency there. The various styles ended up blending together. The palace and gardens are descended from Mediterranean culture, and are still today the home of the Kings of Spain, who occupy part of them.