Córdoba is a city in the southern Spanish region of Andalusia, and the capital of the province of Córdoba. It was an important Roman city and a major Islamic center in the Middle Ages. It’s best known for La Mezquita, an immense mosque dating from 784 A.D., featuring a columned prayer hall and older Byzantine mosaics. After it became a Catholic church in 1236, a Renaissance-style nave was added in the 17th century.
Cordoba's Mezquita is the largest mosque in the entire world, as well as the world's largest temple. Cordoba has tuneful surnames such as “Constantinople of the Occident” or “Pearl of Moorish Spain”. ... Cordoba is world renowned for its leather manufacturing sites and silversmiths.