"Cordoba", Briefs, Country, Spain

Tower of the Cathedral Mosque of Cordoba

The 54 meter high tower of the Cathedral Mosque of Cordoba in Spain, making it the highest building in the city.

After the Christian conquest, the ancient minaret of the Aljama is converted into a belltower. Its use lasted until 1589, when an earthquake affects its structure and building a new tower that surrounds part of the Caliphate remains  decided.

The new cathedral tower is built according to a draft by Hernán Ruiz III, who came to conclude the body of bells. Subsequently, the interventions of Juan Sequero of Matilla, an architect who adds the body clock, and Gaspar de la Peña, author of the spotlight on the figure of San Rafael, the work of Pedro de la Paz and Barnabas sits succeed Gómez del Río.

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