Mezquita Cordoba, Andalucia, Andalusian Building, History, Date, Spanish Church

Mezquita Córdoba Mosque, Spain

Mosque of Córdoba, Spain

page updated 11 May 2019

Mosque of Córdoba Building

Date built: since 784-; 961; 987

Location: Córdoba, Andalucia, southern Spain – España

This religious site has gone from Secular to Christian to Islamic and back to Christian:

Site of Roman temple, later a Christian Visigoth church in the 7th Century.

Once the second-largest mosque in the world.
Completed at the time of the Umayyad dynasty.
Converted to Roman Catholic cathedral after the Reconquista.

Mezquita de Córdoba España
image By Toni Castillo Quero – Flickr: [1], CC BY-SA 2.0,

Architecturally famous for its double arches and patterned stonework of jasper, onix, granite and marble.

Mezquita is Spanish for mosque.

Location: Mezquita, Cordoba, Spain, southwestern Europe

Architecture in Spain

Spanish Architecture Designs – chronological list

Cordoba Architecture Walking Tours

Architecture Walking Tours by e-architect

Another Cordoba building design on e-architect:

Palace of Justice Córdoba, Spain

A recent Cordoba building on e-architect:

Iglesia de la Consolacion Cordoba
Design: Vicens + Ramos Architects
Iglesia de la Consolacion Cordoba

Church Buildings

Mosque Buildings

Cordoba Palace of Justice architects : Mecanoo architecten

Spanish Architecture – Selection

Barcelona Pavilion Building, Barcelona
Design: Mies van der Rohe Architect
Barcelona Pavilion

America’s Cup Pavilion Valencia : Edificio Veles e Vents
Design: David Chipperfield Architects with b720 (architects, Barcelona)
Americas Cup Pavilion

Seville University Library
Design: Zaha Hadid Architects
Seville University Library

Spanish Architect


Spanish Architecture

Spanish Architectural Designs

Madrid Architecture Design – chronological list

La Vaca Y La Huerta, Recoletos Street
Architects: Zooco Estudio
La Vaca y La Huerta Restaurant Madrid
photographer : Imagen Subliminal. Miguel de Guzmán – Rocío Romero Rivasz
La Vaca Y La Huerta Restaurant
The name means “The cow and the orchard” and it talks about the main product of the restaurant and the starting point for us to start with the project.

REE Campus
Architects: IDOM
REE Campus Tres Cantos Madrid
photo : Aitor Ortiz
REE Campus
Red Eléctrica de España has commissioned IDOM for the comprehensive rehabilitation of two buildings in the Tres Cantos Technology Park (Madrid). The action includes a comprehensive adaptation to the new training and technological needs of the company, modernizing the set of buildings through an envelope that enables compliance with energy efficiency requirements.

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