Andalusia (Spain),

the culture heritage, and some of its roots

         Photographed by Jair (Yair) Moreshet, February 2...
Seville: The palace of the local ruler built in Islamic (Moorish) style on the site of an earlier Islamic
palace.
Just one of the ceilings in the palace
The gate to the palace’s gardens
Seville: A monumental striking Cathedral built on a monumental Mosque
Seville: The rehabilitated old Jewish quarter converted into an attractive tourist quarter full of
Seville: A Synagogue converted into a beautiful church
Flamenco is a combination of dance, guitar, and a unique characteristic form of singing.
- It developed as a mix of Gypsy,...
Flamenco
Seville: A street theater in the alleys
Seville: The main entrance to the bullring site (for bullfighting events).
Cordoba: A huge magnificent Mosque converted into a magnificent beautiful Cathedral.
Everyone here is proud of the city’s ...
Baeza (on UNESCO list of preserved old cities): The
Baeza: Preserved old alleys.
Granada: The cathedral




Ubeda (on UNESCO list of preserved old cities): The El Salvador church
Granada: The cathedral
Granada: The Alhambra palace – Islamic architecture at its best
Granada: The Cartuja monastery – “a Christian Alhambra”
Granada: The Cartuja monastery
Granada: The Cartuja monastery
Marbella: A new residential neighborhood
Andalusia Spain and the culture heritage
Andalusia Spain and the culture heritage
Andalusia Spain and the culture heritage
Andalusia Spain and the culture heritage
Andalusia Spain and the culture heritage
Andalusia Spain and the culture heritage
Andalusia Spain and the culture heritage
Andalusia Spain and the culture heritage
Andalusia Spain and the culture heritage
Andalusia Spain and the culture heritage
Andalusia Spain and the culture heritage
Andalusia Spain and the culture heritage
Andalusia Spain and the culture heritage
Andalusia Spain and the culture heritage
Andalusia Spain and the culture heritage
Andalusia Spain and the culture heritage
Andalusia Spain and the culture heritage
Andalusia Spain and the culture heritage
Andalusia Spain and the culture heritage
Andalusia Spain and the culture heritage
Andalusia Spain and the culture heritage
Andalusia Spain and the culture heritage
Andalusia Spain and the culture heritage
Andalusia Spain and the culture heritage
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Andalusia Spain and the culture heritage

  1. 1. Andalusia (Spain), the culture heritage, and some of its roots Photographed by Jair (Yair) Moreshet, February 2005
  2. 2. Seville: The palace of the local ruler built in Islamic (Moorish) style on the site of an earlier Islamic palace.
  3. 3. Just one of the ceilings in the palace
  4. 4. The gate to the palace’s gardens
  5. 5. Seville: A monumental striking Cathedral built on a monumental Mosque
  6. 6. Seville: The rehabilitated old Jewish quarter converted into an attractive tourist quarter full of
  7. 7. Seville: A Synagogue converted into a beautiful church
  8. 8. 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.
  9. 9. Flamenco
  10. 10. Seville: A street theater in the alleys
  11. 11. Seville: The main entrance to the bullring site (for bullfighting events).
  12. 12. 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).
  13. 13. Baeza (on UNESCO list of preserved old cities): The
  14. 14. Baeza: Preserved old alleys.
  15. 15. Granada: The cathedral Ubeda (on UNESCO list of preserved old cities): The El Salvador church
  16. 16. Granada: The cathedral
  17. 17. Granada: The Alhambra palace – Islamic architecture at its best
  18. 18. Granada: The Cartuja monastery – “a Christian Alhambra”
  19. 19. Granada: The Cartuja monastery
  20. 20. Granada: The Cartuja monastery
  21. 21. Marbella: A new residential neighborhood

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