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”