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 May 2019

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 7th Century.

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

Mezquita de Córdoba España
image By Toni Castillo Quero – Flickr: [1], CC BY-SA 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=13926840

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

Mezquita is Spanish for mosque.

Location: Mezquita, Cordoba, Spain




Architecture in Spain

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Cordoba Architecture Walking Tours

Architecture Walking Tours by e-architect

Another Cordoba building design on e-architect:

Palace of Justice Córdoba, Spain

A recent Cordoba building on e-architect:

Iglesia de la Consolacion Cordoba
Vicens + Ramos, Architects
Iglesia de la Consolacion Cordoba

Church Buildings

Mosque Buildings

Cordoba Palace of Justice architects : Mecanoo architecten

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Mies van der Rohe, Architect
Barcelona Pavilion

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




Seville University Library
Zaha Hadid Architects
Seville University Library

Spanish Architects

Website: Visit Spain

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Mezquita Cordoba

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