National Monuments of Spain

There is no doubt that Spain is a spectacular tourist country. The aura of true wealth of the Spanish and the culture can be attributed to the sprawling beaches, the Alhambra, not including wine, art and architecture. Spain is said to have a vibrant culture that really knows how to celebrate life. Although modernity has been strongly embraced by all cities in Spain, but the country has really caught the significance of its history and you will be able to glide into it by taking a look at countries monument which represents a compelling and deep heritage.

The Alhambra
Also known as the red fortress, the Alhambra is the pride of Spain. The fortress is one of the most exceptional examples of Moorish architecture and Islamic influence in the region of Andalusia in Spain. The Alhambra in Granada is present, the city that is full of white clouds building and alleyways.

The architecture of the Alhambra is beyond definition. The structure of the older building dating back to somewhere in the 9th century. Although the walls of the fortress was renovated around the 14th century by Mohammed Yussuf V and I, the oldest parts of the structure can still be seen and appreciated. The fortress has a sprawling palace that contains countless fountains and courtyards. Also take a look at the arches and intricately carved walls. The Moorish architecture of this fortress was known to have seduced a generation of travelers.

Great Mosque of Cordoba
The mosque is also known as the Catedral de Nuestra Señora de la Asunción. You can visit the mosque if you visit Cordoba. The construction of the mosque was done in ancient times, somewhere around the 8th century. The mosque was built during the reign of Abd al-Rahman I, who had actually fled Syria after the killing of her family. The design of this heritage building has a rectangular prayer hall, a courtyard and burrows that are similar to mosques and mosque of the Umayyad Abbasid Iraq and Syria.

The mosque is known for more details sumptuous and complex, especially maqsura which was a private prayer room that was used by the sovereign. 300 years after the mosque was made, "said Ferdinand III of this mosque with a cathedral. This national monument is a must visit attraction and you have to see.

Hercules Tower

Caruna The port has a number of monuments in Spain, which reflect the heritage of Roman Spain. Tower of Hercules is the main attraction here and it was built during the first century AD and was then known as Farum Brigantium. Updated during the 18th century, this tower is the only lighthouse remains functional that was used by the Romans. The declaration of this Tour as a national monument has led to efforts to preserve large.


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The construction of the mosque was done in ancient times, somewhere around the 8th century.

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