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Once again we are at the Mezquita, the Cathedral of Cordoba, which was without doubt my favourite place in all of Spain (so far).

It began life in the year 600 as a Christian church dedicated to St Vincent under the Visigoths. It later became a mediaeval Islamic mosque and was later converted to a Catholic cathedral when the Moors were ousted from rule. At one stage, the church was divided and both Muslims and Christians worshipped here. Now it is exclusively Christian, although many Muslims visit here to pay their respects. The cathedral is one of the most beautiful I've ever seen, combining the best of Moorish, Romanesque and Gothic architecture.

As tripods are banned inside the Mezquita, my trusty forehead was once again used as a tripod.

Canon 5D MkII
ISO 2000
1/40
f/10
17mm using 17-40mm lens
Forehead Tripod

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