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Cordoba is situated within southern Spain's Andalusia region. Steeped in history, the picturesque city served as both a Roman city and major Islamic hub in the Middle Ages, and much of its historic architecture remains intact. A stroll through the city's ancient cobblestone streets it a must. In amongst the bustle you'll discover hidden plazas, flower-adorned patios, and pretty, tiled fountains.

While the modern part of the city brims with excellent restaurants, bars, and accommodation, for most visitors there's one place that matters more than all else: La Mezquita. Dating back to 784 AD, the sprawling mosque-church boasts a breathtaking mix of Moorish and Renaissance architecture.

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    Cordoba is famous for its interesting mix of ancient Roman, Moorish, and Spanish culture. Once the capital of El Andalus, the city’s most iconic feature is the Mezquita-Catedral, an elegant mosque converted into a Renaissance-style church. Exploring the tree-lined historical and Jewish quarters on foot is one of the best ways to find beautiful patios and alleyways. Festival de los Patios...

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