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Andalusia

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Andalusia, Spain

Andalusia, Spain

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  • 1. Andalusia (Spain), Photographed by Cristian Madolciu, December 2005 the culture heritage, and some of its roots
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  • 5. Seville: Alcazar, the palace of King Pedro the Cruel of Castile built in Islamic (Moorish) style on the site of an earlier Islamic palace.
  • 6. Just one of the ceilings in the palace
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  • 9. The gate to the palace’s gardens
  • 10. Seville: La Giralda tower and the monumental striking Cathedral built on a monumental Mosque
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  • 13. Seville: The rehabilitated old Jewish quarter converted into an attractive tourist quarter full of atmosphere
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  • 16. Seville: A Synagogue converted into a beautiful church
  • 17. Flamenco is a combination of dance, guitar, and a unique characteristic form of singing. - It developed as a mix of Gypsy, Jewish, and Islamic elements.
  • 18. Flamenco
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  • 21. Seville: A street theater in the alleys
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  • 26. Seville: The main entrance to the bullring site (for bullfighting events).
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  • 29. Cordoba: A huge magnificent Mosque converted into a magnificent beautiful Cathedral. Everyone here is proud of the city’s historical world-renowned philosopher -- Maimonides (the Jewish RAMBAM).
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  • 32. Baeza (on UNESCO list of preserved old cities): The Cathedral
  • 33. Baeza: Preserved old alleys.
  • 34. Ubeda (on UNESCO list of preserved old cities): The El Salvador church Granada: The cathedral
  • 35. Granada: The cathedral
  • 36. Granada: The Alhambra palace – Islamic architecture at its best
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  • 41. Granada: The Cartuja monastery – “a Christian Alhambra”
  • 42. Granada: The Cartuja monastery
  • 43. Granada: The Cartuja monastery
  • 44. Marbella: A new residential neighborhood