The Comares Palace is made up of a complex of rooms around the patio which is adorned with a large pool flanked with myrtles, called Arrayanes in Spanish, hence its name of Court of the Myrtles.

Patio de los Arrayanes, facing the Tower of Comares
The patio was the center of Islamic public and private life and was therefore the reception and relaxation area.

The other side of the Patio

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The total map is HERE.