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Famous Moorish architecture buildings

Updated June 8, 2017 3.3k views11 items

List of famous buildings in the Moorish architecture movement, listed alphabetically with photos when available. This list of Moorish architecture buildings, structures and monuments includes information like what city the structure is in, and when it was first opened to the public. There are a lot of historic Moorish architecture structures around the world, so why not save some money and check them out here without having to pay for travel? These popular Moorish architecture buildings attract visitors from all over the world, so if you're ever near them you should definitely pay them a visit. List ranges from Sheikh Zayed Mosque to Linda Vista Community Hospital, plus much more.

This list is a great source for answering the questions, "What are the most famous Moorish architecture buildings?" and "What do Moorish architecture buildings look like?"
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    The Aljafería Palace is a fortified medieval Islamic palace built during the second half of the 11th century in the Moorish taifa of Zaragoza of Al-Andalus, present day Zaragoza, Spain. It was the residence of the Banu Hud dynasty during the era of Abu Jaffar Al-Muqtadir after abolishing Banu Tujibi of Kindah dynasty. The palace reflects the splendor attained by the kingdom of the taifa of Zaragoza at the height of its grandeur. The palace currently contains the Cortes of the autonomous community of Aragon. The structure holds unique importance in that it is the only conserved testimony of a large building of Spanish Islamic architecture of the era of the Taifas....  more
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    Capitol Theatre

    The Capitol Theatre is a theatre operating in Rome, New York. It opened December 10, 1928 as part of the Kallet chain of movie houses, presenting first run films until it closed in 1974. The theatre re-opened in 1985 as the non-profit Capitol Civic Center offering classic films, live theatrical performances, and concerts as its programming....  more
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    Folies Bergère

    The Folies Bergère is a cabaret music hall, located in Paris, France. Established in 1869, the house was at the height of its fame and popularity from the 1890s' Belle Époque through the 1920s' Années folles. The institution is still in business, and is always a strong symbol of French and Parisian life....  more
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    Fox Theatre

    The Fox Theatre, a former movie palace, is a performing arts venue located at 660 Peachtree Street NE in Midtown Atlanta, Georgia, and is the centerpiece of the Fox Theatre Historic District. The theater was originally planned as part of a large Shrine Temple as evidenced by its Moorish design. The 4,678 seat auditorium was ultimately developed as a lavish movie theater in the Fox Theatres chain and opened in 1929. It hosts a variety of cultural and artistic events including the Atlanta Ballet, a summer film series, and performances by national touring companies of Broadway shows. The venue also hosts occasional concerts by popular artists....  more