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Medina Zahara from the arab Medinat (shinning) and Al Zahra (the most common name of the daughter of the Prophet Muhammad) was a big Palace-city, the Versailles of Andalusia. This archeological complex is located 5 kilometers from Cordova city. The city was built between 936 and 940 by the Calypth of Cordoba Abd ar-Rahman. he built the city to show his power and became an important place until 1010 when a civil war erased the city from the map.
Medina Azahara is something like a huge puzzle, everywhere are capitels and colums waiting to being restored.... more travel advice
A large patio surrounded by square pillars. There´s no indication of the use of the building, but it was part of the... more travel advice
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