Curiosities about the Mosque-Cathedral of Cordova II

One of the most popular questions about the Mosque is how many columns there are inside the building. Today it is difficult to count them because there are some hidden columns around the Christian chapels and also because others were destroyed with the pass of time by the Christian interventions.

Curiosities about the Mosque-Cathedral of Cordova

The Mosque-Cathedral of Cordova was declared World Heritage by Unesco in 1984 because it is a singular building. It is unique in the World, not only because of its arquitecture, but also because it has changed with the passage of time. Inside the building you can find the mixture of its arquitecture from different cultures, first used as an Islamic building and then as a Christian temple.

Hasday ibn Shaprut

Today we will talk about one of the most influential and fascinating celebrities from the caliphate of Cordova: Hasday ibn Shaprut. He was born in Jaen (close to Cordova) in a very important Jewish family. When he was very young he travelled to the capital of Al-Andalus, Cordova, where he had a very successful career with the protection of the caliph Abderraman III and later also with his son Alhaken II. He standed out among the Jewish community and he became an ambassador and the personal caliph’s doctor...

Cordova, one of the places where Game of Thrones filmed

Game of Thrones, the popular tv series from HBO, has filmed around Europe and one of the countries chosen for it has been Spain. They have filmed secuences in many provinces of Andalucia, South Spain, such as Almeria, Seville and Cordova. Let’s talk about places in Cordova.


Lucio Anneo Seneca, known as Seneca the joung, he was a very influent man in Rome in the first century. He born in Cordoba in 4 b.C, in the bosom of a patrician family and he died in 65 a.C. He was a multitalented man who standed out as orator, politician (quaestor, magistrate and senator), writer and philosopher.

The historical Cordovan pavement

Anyone who visits the historical town of Cordova is usually absorbed into its narrow streets. White houses, flowers hanging from the walls everywhere, sunshine and wonderful weather are reflected over the bell tower, which stands above the rest of the buildings. However, nobody looks at down to the pavement.

Interview Eventour

The television program “Al día de Córdoba” and animatrice Eventour interviewed as a generation of new entrepreneurs in Cordoba.

The caiman Fuensantan

Located in a wall of the Sanctuary of Our Lady of Fuensanta , the origin of this alligator is uncertain due to the diversity of legends about it, but Ramirez de Arellano says the alligator was brought to America by a rib of a whale, shell or carapace of a turtle , saw the fish…
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Legend Malmuerta Tower

Legend of the commanders of Cordoba or legend Malmuerta tower is based on a historical incident in 1448 in the city of Cordoba. Fernando Alfonso de Córdoba was one of the most important men of the city of Cordoba, where he was noted for his huge fortune and immense possessions , and also enjoyed the…
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The Muses of Julio Romero de Torres

Maria Teresa Lopez was one of the most famous models of Julio Romero de Torres. He lived his entire life denying being the mistress of the painter, who began to pose when he was still a child. The star of ‘ The little girl piconera ” daughter of a couple who immigrated to Cordoba Argentina…
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