Great Mosque (Mezquita), Cordoba: Puerta del Perdon
|Artist/Photographer||Senan y Gonzales|
|Colour Info||Black and white|
|Subject||Decorative stonework ; Mosques ; Entrances ; Arches ; Cathedrals|
NOTES: Known as The Gate of Forgiveness, this Mudejar style portal is located on the north side of the Mezquita and is the principal entrance. This former mosque became a place of Christian worship in 1236 when Cordoba was captured from the Moors by King Ferdinand III of Castile and the cathedral was built inside it largely in the 1520s.
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