Andalusia (Spain) And Its Culture Heritage

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Published on October 17, 2008

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Andalusia (Spain), Photographed by Jair (Yair) Moreshet, February 2005 the culture heritage, and some of its roots




Seville: The palace of the local ruler built in Islamic (Moorish) style on the site of an earlier Islamic palace.

Just one of the ceilings in the palace



The gate to the palace’s gardens

Seville: A monumental striking Cathedral built on a monumental Mosque



Seville: The rehabilitated old Jewish quarter converted into an attractive tourist quarter full of atmosphere



Seville: A Synagogue converted into a beautiful church

Flamenco is a combination of dance, guitar, and a unique characteristic form of singing. - It developed as a mix of Gypsy, Jewish, and Islamic elements.





Seville: A street theater in the alleys





Seville: The main entrance to the bullring site (for bullfighting events).



Cordoba: A huge magnificent Mosque converted into a magnificent beautiful Cathedral. Everyone here is proud of the city’s historical world-renowned philosopher -- Maimonides (the Jewish RAMBAM).



Baeza (on UNESCO list of preserved old cities): The Cathedral

Baeza: Preserved old alleys.

Ubeda (on UNESCO list of preserved old cities): The El Salvador church Granada: The cathedral

Granada: The cathedral

Granada: The Alhambra palace – Islamic architecture at its best





Granada: The Cartuja monastery – “a Christian Alhambra”

Granada: The Cartuja monastery

Granada: The Cartuja monastery

Marbella: A new residential neighborhood

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