Photographer's Note

One of the most impressive places in Andalucia:
one of the largest mosques in the world turned into a cathedral.

From wikipedia:
The Mezquita (Spanish for "mosque") of Cordoba is a Roman Catholic cathedral and former Mosque situated in the Andalusian city of Córdoba, Spain. Primarily, the site had borne a temple, then a Christian cathedral. Under the rule of Islam, it was built as the second-largest mosque in the world, and is perhaps the most accomplished monument of the Umayyad dynasty of Cordoba. After the Spanish Reconquista, it was transformed into a church, and partly the Islamic columns and arcs were replaced by a basilica in early Baroque style. Today it houses the main church of the diocese of Cordoba in Spain.

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