The Park of Al Mouatamid Ibn Abbad is located between Rua da Cruz de Portugal and N124

The Park of Al Mouatamid Ibn Abbad is located between Rua da Cruz de Portugal and N124

This park is named after famous Abbadid ruler of Seville

This park is named after famous Abbadid ruler of Seville

After entering in the park from the Roman Bridge side, one comes face to face with these statues

After entering in the park from the Roman Bridge side, one comes face to face with these statues

What appears to be that these statues represent the past way of life in Slives

What appears to be that these statues represent the past way of life in Slives

A closer look at the some of the statues which seemed to have african looks

A closer look at the some of the statues which seemed to have african looks

This small but well appointed park is next to the Arade River

This small but well appointed park is next to the Arade River

A sitting statue with the roses in the background

A sitting statue with the roses in the background

This sign shows some information about Ibn Abbad that he was a ruler and a poet

This sign shows some information about Ibn Abbad that he was a ruler and a poet

There were four iron slabs placed inside the pool with Arabic written on them

There were four iron slabs placed inside the pool with Arabic written on them

This is one of his poems written on this slab

This is one of his poems written on this slab

It would be nice to know the translation of these pieces but I don't have working knowledge of Arabic

It would be nice to know the translation of these pieces but I don't have working knowledge of Arabic

A great way to honour this figure of the past is to show his poetry

A great way to honour this figure of the past is to show his poetry

Ibn Abbad ruled between 1069-1091 and then he was overthrown by the Almoravids

Ibn Abbad ruled between 1069-1091 and then he was overthrown by the Almoravids

He was exiled to Aghmat in Morocco, where he died four years later in 1095

He was exiled to Aghmat in Morocco, where he died four years later in 1095

Ibn Abbad is considered one of the greatest of the Andalusian poets

Ibn Abbad is considered one of the greatest of the Andalusian poets

Shady trees inside the park, it was a slightly cloudy day but sun was still very hot

Shady trees inside the park, it was a slightly cloudy day but sun was still very hot

These palm and pomegranate trees point to the fact that it were Muslims who brought them to the Iberian Peninsula

These palm and pomegranate trees point to the fact that it were Muslims who brought them to the Iberian Peninsula

A closer look at the fruit of a pomegranate tree

A closer look at the fruit of a pomegranate tree

There were few fountains in the park which was a hallmark of the Muslim rulers in al-Andalus

There were few fountains in the park which was a hallmark of the Muslim rulers in al-Andalus

A small building in one corner of the park

A small building in one corner of the park

I passed this park again in the evening and some of the orange fruit were floating in the water

I passed this park again in the evening and some of the orange fruit were floating in the water

This park has no boundary wall so anyone can come here at any time

This park has no boundary wall so anyone can come here at any time

In the evening, this park offers a silent beauty which can be compared to the Muslim rule in al-Andalus

In the evening, this park offers a silent beauty which can be compared to the Muslim rule in al-Andalus