La Mezquita Mosque, Cordoba – Photo a Day – Cordoba Spain Travel Photography

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Cordoba’s jaw dropping La Mezquita mosque was originally built in the 8th century by Moorish caliph Abd Al-Rahman I on the site of a Visigothic, Christian church.

When Cordoba fell to the Christian kings in the 16th century, a cathedral was built, rising from the middle of the ancient mosque.

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