La Mezquita – Cordoba, Spain – Photo

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La Mezquita - Cordoba, Spain - Photo

Reputedly even his most catholic majesty the king of Spain admired the beauty of this mosque in Cordoba and regretted building a cathedral in the middle of the forest of columns of La Mezquita. The columns come from earlier pagan temples and Visigoth churches and have bases of different sizes to make the columns appear to be the same size.

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by Chris Christensen

Chris Christensen is the creator of the Amateur Traveler blog and podcast, and a co-host for This Week in Travel podcast.

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