Tag: Córdoba

  • Plaza de las Tendillas

    Plaza de las Tendillas

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    The square of the Tendillas is placed inside the city of Córdoba, Spain, within the location of the antique Roman forum of the city of Cordoba. At present it’s far the axis wherein the commercial lifestyles of the capital of Cordoba is developed and organized via serving as a connector of the main business avenues…

  • 10 Facts You Might Not Know About Cordoba

    10 Facts You Might Not Know About Cordoba

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    10 Facts You Might Not Know About Cordoba 1. Cordoba has some of the world’s largest olive plantations. 2. Cordoba’s Mezquita is the largest mosque in the entire world, as well as the world’s largest temple. 3. The library of al-Hakam II is thought to have amounted to 400,000 books. 4. Cordoba was founded in…

  • Alcázar de los Reyes Cristianos

    Alcázar de los Reyes Cristianos

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    The Alcázar de los Reyes Cristianos also known as the “fort of the Christian Kings” has what’s now referred to as a ‘Moorish’ or ‘Islamic’ garden. The citadel, which become also a palace and different Mughal gardens, is medieval. Fort of the Christian Kings is located on the northern bank of the Guadalquivir River. has…

  • Mosque of Córdoba

    Mosque of Córdoba

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    The the Umayyad ruler built the structure in 784–786 however during the  9th and 10th centuries an extension was built that doubled it’s length. Which made it one of the biggest sacred buildings inside the Islamic World. The ground plan of the finished constructing paperwork a good sized rectangle measuring a hundred and eighty through one hundred thirty…

  • Calahorra Tower

    Calahorra Tower

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    Calahorra Tower is a fortified gate inside the ancient center of Córdoba. The Tower was built in the late 12th century, to protect the close by roman bridge, by Almohad Caliphate, The tower which stands on the left bank of the river, the tower was built for an arched gate between the two towers. The la…

  • Roman temple of Córdoba

    Roman temple of Córdoba

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    The Spanish metropolis of Córdoba has the remains of a Roman temple, the temple was found in the 1950’s, when the City Hall had an expansion. Córdoba had other temples however this was one of the more important temples, the only known by archaeological excavation. It is a Pseudoperipterus, hexastyle and of Corinthian order temple…

  • Photographs of Córdoba

    Photographs of Córdoba

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    Córdoba Córdoba is a city that is part of Spain but it is located on the African continent, and once was an important Roman city, it was named as the capital of Hispania Baetica. Information & Statistics  At one time, Cordoba was the world’s largest city counting about one million residents. Cordoba was a spot…