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... did not go into it, but heard some gruesome stories.
The Jewish section of town has been well preserved, but not before falling into ruin before. The synagogue is one of three that have been well preserved in Spain. The other two are in Toledo.
So that is the fractured history lesson for today and the last of the Cordoba photos as I am off to Granada on Tuesday. Enjoy, Barbara ...
... Vatican which is sad.
The Romans built an amazing bridge across the river around 100 BC (which
still stands today with a new top section). The Bridge runs right up
to the Cathedral, which is an amazing sight.
You can really feel the old Arab world in Cordoba. Many teahouses and
architecture still exist from the Moors occupation. We actually stopped in an old ...
... once we got up there it was nice. By the time we got up there and explored, coming down I felt that I was going to pass out! But once I got down, it felt relaxing and it was nice to have cold air on the bus. We took the bus back to the hotel after walking around for a while, and than got to chill out before we had dinner at the hotel. It was nice to just walk down and have dinner, even though it wasn't that ...
... streets was to provide as much shade to the streets to keep the heat away. Map in hand we walked around the town at least twice admiring the beautiful patios and cute little cafes.
3. La Siesta restaurant - This restaurant was recommended by our host. It's got authentic Spanish tapas dishes at a reasonable price - just what we needed as it was very different to our usual dinners. We were the last people to leave the restaurant.
... and later knocked down the main mosque (apart from a minaret) to build one serious church. It's one of the world's largest cathedrals and took over a hundred years to complete and is supposedly an icon of Gothic architecture. Even Christopher Columbus is entombed here. No description here could do it justice so I won't bother. Just google some images and marvel at the wonderful extravagance of us Catholics.
The Alcazar was a royal residence for centuries. ...