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The Tendillas Square of Cordoba, the return

In the vicinity of the ancient Roman forum of the Spanish city of Cordoba is located the Tendillas Square (“Plaza de las Tendillas”), a place for strolling, meetings, celebrations, shopping artcrafts and Christmas ornaments market, among many other activities. Nowadays, it is the center where the commercial life of the capital of Cordoba is developed and organized, serving as a connector of the main commercial avenues. Continue reading “The Tendillas Square of Cordoba, the return”

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The Courtyards of Cordoba, a festival of colors

A visit to Cordoba must include taking a look at its patios, the famous courtyards of Cordoba. Regardless of the time of the year, you can visit one of various courtyards that are open to the public. However, it is at the beginning of May that the “Festival de los Patios Cordobeses” or the Courtyards Festival of Cordoba is celebrated and in the year 2022 it will be held from May 3 to 15. Continue reading “The Courtyards of Cordoba, a festival of colors”

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The Christian Monarchs’ Castle in Cordoba

The first time in the Andalusian city of Cordoba, we were unable visit its Alcazar or castle, given it was Monday and was closed. We regretted it very much and at that time decided to concentrate viewing its exterior. We were very struck by its walls, high and very sober, a very simple exterior architecture, military type. It has an almost square shape, with a tower at each of its four corners. At first glance, the palms and trees in the foreground hides the structure and its beauty.

We peeked through the railings of a garden that is located to right side of the main entrance. When we observed the beauty peeking through the bars of those railings, we promised ourselves that we would return, and so we did. What awaited us inside exceeded all the beauty we had imagined. Continue reading “The Christian Monarchs’ Castle in Cordoba”