Torre de la Catedral con el Cristo del Amor hacia el cielo .Tower of the Cathedral of Love in Christ to heaven.(f). Please enlarge to see better.Dedicada a **Nunila** de Madrid

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This tower has within it an ancient Islamic minaret built by Abderrhamán III. In 1360 there are reports of its use as a Christian bell. In 1593 the council decided to remodel the tower project was chosen Hernan Ruiz III. The architect left the Arab minaret embedded inside the tower. In the eighteenth century after an earthquake, the tower was remodeled by French Devreton Baltasar. Is 54 meters high and 203 steps. It is a beautiful baroque tower

Esta torre tiene dentro de ella un antiguo alminar islámico construido por Abderrhamán III. En 1360 se tienen noticias de su utilización como campanario cristiano. En el 1593 el Cabildo decide remodelar la torre; se eligió el proyecto de Hernan Ruiz III. Este arquitecto dejó el alminar arabe embutido dentro de la torre. En el siglo XVIII, tras un terremoto, la torre fue remodelada por el francés Baltasar Devreton. Tiene 54 metros de altura y 203 escalones .Es una bella torre barroca

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Comments (190)

Ana María Ossorio Ló… on February 8, 2014

Hermosa toma de la torre de la Catedral, pero no es de despreciar la vista de la carroza quizá en Semana Santa--156/75--AnaM

Fen on February 9, 2014

Красивое фото! F+L. С наилучшими пожеланиями из Карелии, Fen

Ferlancor on February 10, 2014

Gracias Fen por tu visita, comentario y like 157 F 77.



Valentine Verchenko on February 16, 2014

Wonderful tower.


Friendly greetings. Valentine

Ferlancor on February 17, 2014

Gracias Valentine por tu visita, comentario y like 158 F 78.

Saludos. Fernando.

hschwe on March 2, 2014

Excellent photo, fernando!! Wonderful cathedral and name, good composition!! Good view!

Like and Favorite !

Kind greetings from Lower Rhine to Spain, Helmut

Thank you all very much for your very kind comments and score;))

Ferlancor on March 4, 2014

Gracias Helmut por tu visita, comentario y Like 159 F 79.



María Fernando on March 6

Calidad y belleza: LIKE 160 + FAVORITE 80. Saludos amistosos desde Vitoria.

Ferlancor on March 12

Gracias María Fernando por tu visita, comentario y like 160 F 80.

Saludos. Fernando

David Guruli on July 1

Wonderful capture.
Best regards from Georgia, David.

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Photo taken in La Catedral, Córdoba, Córdoba, Spain

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  • Uploaded on April 17, 2012
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    by Ferlancor
    • Taken on 2012/04/01 17:10:54
    • Exposure: 0.008s (1/125)
    • Focal Length: 18.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/11.000
    • ISO Speed: ISO100
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
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