Andalusia: A journey of discovery in the province of Cordoba

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When you hear of Cordoba, your first thought might be of the Mezquita. In the Middle Ages, it was the main mosque of the Muslim-controlled area of Al-Andalus; today, it’s a World Heritage Site and its arched halls are a must-see on a trip to Spain’s south. But Cordoba is also the name of the province, located in the interior of Andalusia. Here are even highlights that are in the city or a maximum of 100 kilometres away: 1. The Mezquita Mosque-Cathedral From 1236, when Cordoba was captured by Christian forces, representatives of the Catholic Church gradually converted the mosque into a cathedra…

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