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If you want to visit one of the most unique and beautiful places in the world, you have to come to Cordoba and gaze upon its impressive mosque with your own eyes. The Great Mosque of Cordoba, a symbol of the Umayyad dynasty in the city of Cordoba, has become an emblem of the city and one of Spain's main tourist attractions. You won't see anything like this in the world: a mix of cultures and styles that blend together within one of the most important mosques of its times, later converted into a cathedral. A marvel of the city's past and present, it's the purest reflection of the splendour of Cordoba during the caliphate era of al-Andalus.
There have always been numerous legends, sayings and popular traditions surrounding the Great Mosque of Cordoba, inspired by the halo of mystery and exoticism that the monument emits. The centuries of history and the great historical figures that have passed through the Mosque have enriched this popular knowledge, forming a part of Cordoba and its Mosque's own history. If you want to learn which legends are the most popular, keep reading the collection that we've prepared for you.
Some of the most important and influential scientists and thinkers of their time were born in or settled in the city of Cordoba during the al-Andalus period. Thanks to the popularity and the splendour it achieved under the Umayyad dynasty, Cordoba became one of the most important cities in Europe, a point of reference for the most advanced scholars of the time. Here are four of the most influential thinkers of the Cordoba of al-Andalus, whose doctrines have crossed time and borders. This journey into the knowledge of al-Andalus will help you to understand the history and development of Moorish Cordoba.