Mezquita Cordoba, Andalusian Building: Mosque of Córdoba

Mezquita Cordoba, Andalucia, Andalusian Building, History, Date, Spanish church

Mezquita, España : Córdoba Mosque, Spain

Mosque of Córdoba, Spain

page updated 11 Jul 2017

Mosque of Córdoba Building

Date built: since 784-; 961; 987

Location: Córdoba, Andalucia, southern Spain

This religious site has gone from Secular to Christian to Islamic and back to Christian:

Site of Roman temple, later a Christian Visigoth church in the 7thC

Once the second-largest mosque in the world
Completed at the time of the Umayyad dynasty
Converted to Roman Catholic cathedral after the Reconquista

Architecturally famous for its double arches and patterned stonework of jasper, onix, granite and marble

Mezquita is Spanish for mosque


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Architecture in Spain

Spanish Architecture Designs – chronological list

Cordoba Architecture Walking Tours

Architecture Walking Tours by e-architect

Another Cordoba building design on e-architect:

Palace of Justice Córdoba, Spain
Palace of Justice Córdoba
image from Mecanoo architecten

A recent Cordoba building on e-architect:

Iglesia de la Consolacion Cordoba
Vicens + Ramos, Architects
Parish Church in Cordoba
photo : Vicens + Ramos
Iglesia de la Consolacion Cordoba

Church Buildings

Mosque Buildings

Cordoba Palace of Justice architects : Mecanoo architecten

Spanish Architecture – Selection

Barcelona Pavilion Building, Barcelona
Mies van der Rohe, Architect
Barcelona Pavilion
picture © adrian welch
Barcelona Pavilion

America’s Cup Pavilion Valencia : Edificio Veles e Vents
David Chipperfield Architects with b720 (architects, Barcelona)
Valencia Building
image © Christian Richters
Americas Cup Pavilion




Seville University Library
Zaha Hadid Architects
Seville University Library
image from architects

Seville University Library

Spanish Architects

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Mezquita Cordoba

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