Wednesday, 6 March 2013

World's Beautiful Flowery Houses of Cordoba

Cordoba is the City of Flowers and also the ancient city in the south of Spain, it is the capital of Moorish Spain. Actuly Cordoba is a virtual maze of winding streets, modern and antique merchandise, dotted by colorful coffee shops, that at night move to the spontaneous beat of flamenco dancing which is very popular. Here visitors find the 'Calleja de las Flores' it is the street of flowers...

The city is located around the banks of the Guadalquivir river that is most popular banks of this city, and its easy access to the mining resources of the Sierra Morena (coal, lead, zinc) satisfies the population's needs.

In the 10th century, it was the second richest city in the Muslim empire, to which learned men from all Europe came to study during the 11th and 12th centuries..

In the 18th century it was reduced to just 20,000 inhabitants. The population and economy started to increase only in the early 20th century.

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