Photo Album: Mosque - Cathedral of Cordoba Spain/Mihrab

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View of mihrab - Al Hakam II section of Mosque of Cordoba

Photo by J. Entrenas - ©2005

Here the Mezquita's Mihrab in all its splendor, indicating the qibla, or direction of prayer for the faithful. This is the crowning jewel of the expansion carried out by the great Caliph Al-Hakam II, during the height of Al-Andalus, the land of the Moors in the Iberian Peninsula.

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