La Mezquita, Mezquita, Cordoba, mosque, Spain, travel, photography, photos

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.