En el 2° cuarto del siglo X, el primer califa de al-Andalus Abd al-Rahman al-Nasir (Abd al-Rahman III) construyó una nueva ciudad en las proximidades de…
Al-Andalus ( الأندلس ) Medinat al-Zahra . Cordoba .Chronicles give evidence of the exceptional magnificence of Medina City. These records report of a Golden Saloon and a Throne Hall being decorated with arches of ebony and ivory, marble, gold, and jewels. The height of this great city where, in the first instance, foreign representatives and ambassadors were received, was not of duration. 74 years after it was completed, Berbers took and looted the city so that it sank into oblivion.
The Colors of Córdoba, Spain - Young Adventuress
The Medina Azahara is one of Córdoba’s best kept secrets. 8 miles outside the city, it was once the de-facto capital of Muslim Spain. Now the ruins of a great medieval palace city, it is almost forgotten among the many tour groups that travel around Andalucía. It's over a thousand years old.