Cordoba

  • The exterior of the Great Mosque of Córdoba
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    The façade of the Great Mosque of Córdoba

    The exterior of the Great Mosque of Córdoba

  • A panoramic view of the city of Córdoba.
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    View of the city of Córdoba

    A panoramic view of the city of Córdoba.

  • The Mosque-Cathedral of Cordoba is the most important monument in the Islamic Western World.
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    The Great Mosque of Cordoba

    The Mosque-Cathedral of Cordoba is the most important monument in the Islamic Western World.

  • Córdoba has many pleasant streets lined with white and yellow houses.
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    The streets of Córdoba

    Córdoba has many pleasant streets lined with white and yellow houses.

  • A sculpture of the Catholic Monarchs and Christopher Columbus in the gardens of the Alcázar in Córdoba.
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    The Catholic Monarchs and Christopher Columbu

    A sculpture of the Catholic Monarchs and Christopher Columbus in the gardens of the Alcázar in Córdoba.

  • The gardens of the Alcázar de los Reyes Cristianos in Córdoba.
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    The Alcázar's gardens

    The gardens of the Alcázar de los Reyes Cristianos in Córdoba.

Amy Adejokun
Amy Adejokun Expert destination Spain

The city of Cordoba is located on a meander of the Guadalquivir river. The Mezquita (Great Mosque), lies on more than 850 marble, granite and jasper pillars and its construction dates back to 785 AD. The Mirhab (or praying niche) protects an invaluable copy of the Koran. The first Christian chapel was built inside the mosque in 1317. West of the Mezquita, the old Jewish district constitutes the heart of the Old City, with its paved roads and iron welded balconies. The Alcázar de los Reyes Cristianos is comprised of a 14th century palace and a garden with ponds and terraces, just one of many reasons to travel to Cordoba.

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