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Córdoba : La Mezquita - 7/8  - EXPLORE  #301 | by Pantchoa
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Córdoba : La Mezquita - 7/8 - EXPLORE #301

The Cathedral and former Great Mosque of Córdoba, in ecclesiastical terms the Catedral de Nuestra Señora de la Asunción , and known by the inhabitants of Córdoba as the Mezquita-Catedral , is today a World Heritage Site and the cathedral of the Diocese of Córdoba. The site was originally a pagan temple, then a Visigothic Christian church, before the Umayyad Moors at first converted the building into a mosque and then built a new mosque on the site.

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Taken on May 24, 2011