Monuments In Andalusia


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Monuments In Andalusia

  1. 1. Monuments in Andalusia by José Fº Vallejo Jimenez and Almudena Lorenzo Guardia
  2. 2. Giralda of Seville <ul><li>The cathedral of Seville, also known as Santa Maria’s cathedral, was built between XV and XVI centuries and is the biggest gothic cathedral in the world. It’s the most beautiful monument and image of Seville, with its 94 metres of height. </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>It was joined to the citadel. </li></ul>
  4. 4. The Alhambra of Granada <ul><li>The Alhambra is a fortified palatine city situated in Granada. It was the rich residence of royalty and of the court of Nasrid kingdom. </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>A little of history: </li></ul><ul><li>It is an imaginary walled city that takes up the biggest part of Sabikas’ hill. </li></ul><ul><li>In 1492, with the conquest of Granada, made by the catholic king and queen, the Alhambra became a real palace. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Mosque of Cordoba <ul><li>The mosque of Cordoba, is a roman catholic cathedral and former mosque situated in the Andalusian city of Cordoba. </li></ul><ul><li>The construction of the mosque started approximately 600 A.D as a Christian Visigoth church. </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Later, the mosque was rebuilt for two centuries to turn it into a mosque, starting in 784 A.D. </li></ul>
  8. 8. The cathedral of Cadiz <ul><li>The cathedral of Cadiz was built in 1635 over a period of 116 years. </li></ul><ul><li>One of Cadiz's most famous landmarks is the cathedral. </li></ul><ul><li>The reconstruction lasted until 1776. </li></ul>
  9. 9. The citadel of Malaga <ul><li>It is a palatine reinforcement of the muslim period. </li></ul><ul><li>You can find that on Gibralfaro’s hill, in the same place, there is also a castle, and they are united by two walls, called “la Coracha”. </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>It was built in the year 700, but a big part of his structure is of XI century. </li></ul><ul><li>The entrance is in the Christ’s door. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Citadel of Almeria <ul><li>The citadel of Almeria was built in X century, by Hakim king. </li></ul><ul><li>The citadel had a castle and a wall that surround ed the medina. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Santa Catalina's castle <ul><li>Santa Catalina's castle was built between XIII and XIV centuries. IT has got a muslim origin. </li></ul>
  13. 13. Monument to Columbus. <ul><li>The monument to Columbus is one of the best landmarks in Huelva. It was built between 1882 and 1940. </li></ul>
  14. 14. Christopher columbus guards the Tinto River. The monument was made by the American sculptress, Gertrude Whitney
  15. 15. “ The end”