Architecture and Imp Places of Spain
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Just a collection of a few key images required to understand the Architecture in Spain

Just a collection of a few key images required to understand the Architecture in Spain

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  • 1. IMAGES OF SPAIN * Important Places and Their Significance *Architecture of Spain
  • 2. Alcala de Henares-The University
  • 3. Plaza- Alcalá de Henares
  • 4.  
  • 5. Statue of Miguel De Cervantes
  • 6. Avila City Wall
  • 7. Avila at Night
  • 8. Caceres
  • 9. Santa María Church & Cathedral- Gothic period
  • 10. Golfines de Abajo Palace-The Catholic Kings Isabella and Ferdinand, lived here
  • 11. Mosque of Cordoba
  • 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.
  • 13.  
  • 14. Roman Bridge on Guadalquivir River Built in the beginning of I st Cent AD
  • 15. Roman Bridge with the Mosque Complex
  • 16. Same view at Night
  • 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.
  • 18. Cuenca St. Peter’s Church- Baroque Style
  • 19. Hanging House or Casas Colgadas
  • 20. Mérida-Roman Amphitheatre
  • 21. Salamanca-The University
  • 22. Santiago de Compostela - San Martín Pinario Monastery
  • 23. Segovia-Roman Aqueduct
  • 24. 12th-17th century fortress, Segovia
  • 25. Tarragona- Roman Amphitheatre
  • 26. Toledo
  • 27. Burgos-Cathedral
  • 28. Alhambra-Granada
  • 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
  • 30. Patio de los Arrayanes: A large court with columns of marble and a beautiful central fountain
  • 31. Moorish Gardens in Generelife
  • 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
  • 33. The Patio de las Doncellas (Courtyard of the Maidens ) in the Alcazar in Seville
  • 34. Gaudi’s Barcelona Sagrada Familia   Casa Milà
  • 35. Madrid-Royal Palace