Islamic Heritage Sites in Spain
Nowadays, Spain is one of the most famous holiday destination in the word thanks to culture, famous cities, beautiful beaches and outstanding cuisine. However, what many people don’t know about Spain is that it is home of several astonishing monuments of Islamic culture declared world heritage sites.
Islamic heritage in Spain
In 711 the Moors crossed the Gibraltar strait and came to Hispania, conquered the Iberian Peninsula and for almost eight centuries the Muslims govern the area (except for Asturias and Galicia). During these years the Islam was a wide spread religion across Spain. Due to the Islam influence today we can find several cities, sites […]