La Mezquita: The Great Mosque in Córdoba

Once a simple olive town, Córdoba has become one of the most important cities in Andalusia next to Sevilla. The 8th century La Mezquita or Great Mosque stands majestically along Calle Cardenal Herrero in the city center. The massive structure symbolizes the numerous religious changes that the Andalusian city of Córdoba has experienced through the […]

María Luisa Park in Sevilla: A Landscape of Arts and Culture

María Luisa Park in Sevilla: A Landscape of Arts and Culture

Spain’s fourth largest city, Sevilla is renowned for its many rulers, poets, and artists. Cervantes’ tales of Don Quixote began in a Sevilla prison; Rossini’s Figaro, The Barber of Seville, also originated from the metropolis. Sevilla’s diverse culture and mix of Moorish revival and neo-Mudéjar architecture beautifies the city; a reflection of its extensive history.  […]

Antoni Gaudí and Barcelona’s La Sagrada Família

Antoni Gaudí and Barcelona’s La Sagrada Família

Antoni Gaudí, the 20th century Spanish-Catalan architect, was part of the Catalan Modernisme (Modernism) movement in Barcelona. He possessed his own individualistic style that went beyond the precincts of Modernisme. It was free-flowing and organic, sometimes dream-like and inspired by nature. The architect’s work was predominately composed of the collocation of geometric forms and enlivened […]

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