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Puerta del Puente, or Gate of the Bridge, built in Renaissance style with Doric columns and classical entablature by Hernan Ruiz III in 1572 to link the city to the Roman bridge, in Cordoba, Andalusia, Southern Spain. Behind is the facade of the Great Mosque of Cordoba, now part of the Cathedral. The first church built here by the Visigoths in the 7th century was split in half by the Moors, becoming half church, half mosque. In 784, the Great Mosque of Cordoba was built in its place, but in...
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