Architecture and Imp Places of Spain

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    1. 1. IMAGES OF SPAIN * Important Places and Their Significance *Architecture of Spain
    2. 2. Alcala de Henares-The University
    3. 3. Plaza- Alcalá de Henares
    4. 5. Statue of Miguel De Cervantes
    5. 6. Avila City Wall
    6. 7. Avila at Night
    7. 8. Caceres
    8. 9. Santa María Church & Cathedral- Gothic period
    9. 10. Golfines de Abajo Palace-The Catholic Kings Isabella and Ferdinand, lived here
    10. 11. Mosque of Cordoba
    11. 12. The double arches, pictured above, were a new introduction to architecture, and helped support the tremendous weight of the higher ceilings. The double arches consist of a lower horseshoe arch and an upper semi-circular arch.
    12. 14. Roman Bridge on Guadalquivir River Built in the beginning of I st Cent AD
    13. 15. Roman Bridge with the Mosque Complex
    14. 16. Same view at Night
    15. 17. Water Wheel On the River Guadalquivir, just downstream from the Puente Romano (Roman Bridge) is a restored Islamic water wheel that once would have raised water to the caliph's palace.
    16. 18. Cuenca St. Peter’s Church- Baroque Style
    17. 19. Hanging House or Casas Colgadas
    18. 20. Mérida-Roman Amphitheatre
    19. 21. Salamanca-The University
    20. 22. Santiago de Compostela - San Martín Pinario Monastery
    21. 23. Segovia-Roman Aqueduct
    22. 24. 12th-17th century fortress, Segovia
    23. 25. Tarragona- Roman Amphitheatre
    24. 26. Toledo
    25. 27. Burgos-Cathedral
    26. 28. Alhambra-Granada
    27. 29. Four great halls enclose the famous Patio de los Leones, the "lions' court". The figures of lions that carry the fountain is a curiosity in Arabian art, as the figurative representation of animals (as well as humans) is forbidden by the Koran
    28. 30. Patio de los Arrayanes: A large court with columns of marble and a beautiful central fountain
    29. 31. Moorish Gardens in Generelife
    30. 32. San Lorenzo de El Escorial Royal Monastery of San Lorenzo de El Escorial Courtyard in front of the Royal Monastery of San Lorenzo de El Escorial
    31. 33. The Patio de las Doncellas (Courtyard of the Maidens ) in the Alcazar in Seville
    32. 34. Gaudi’s Barcelona Sagrada Familia   Casa Milà
    33. 35. Madrid-Royal Palace

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