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Convento de la Merced
04-MAR-2018

Convento de la Merced

Formerly the Convento de la Merced [Convent of Mercy], the Palacio now houses the headquarters of the Provincial Council of Córdoba.The Building possesses a wide façade, which includes the main façade of the church.The Palacio is a fine example of Baroque style in Cordoba and dates back to 1745.On the interior, the building contains a cloistered patio flanked by a beautiful staircase, all in the same style.The Palacio also contains a Renaissance-style patio.The church was destroyed in an arson attack, perpetrated a few years ago. The church is currently being reconstructed. The temple once housed sculptures by Gómez de Sandoval.The church contains a series of important paintings, wherein special attention should be draw to a depiction of the Crucifixion, a jewel of 16th-century imagistic representation in Cordoba.

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Julie Queybronac (Bryline)27-Mar-2018 08:10
Superb point of view ... !
Julie Oldfield25-Mar-2018 01:50
Such beautiful architecture. V
Buz Kiefer23-Mar-2018 15:41
Wonderful perspective and beautiful lighting. Very nice, Jose. V
Don23-Mar-2018 03:02
That's fine architecture and you've created an excellent illustration of it.
Patricia Kay22-Mar-2018 20:50
Love the composition of your beautiful image Jose ...BV
Lamar Nix22-Mar-2018 18:34
Corner presents a delightful view of this maze-like colonnade . V
Kim22-Mar-2018 18:02
Great composition of this great architecture! V
Tom Munson22-Mar-2018 16:59
Beautiful work Jose, nicely framed.
Walter Otto Koenig22-Mar-2018 16:42
Very nice composition and lighting. Beautiful architecture. "V"
Frank Tran22-Mar-2018 15:09
Excellent POV and capture. V+
Ceya22-Mar-2018 14:34
An elegant, exclusive, peaceful courtyard well captured! V
Nick Paoni22-Mar-2018 14:29
What an interesting structure and courtyard.
Jim Coffman22-Mar-2018 14:09
What a beautiful area! Very nice image...
Fong Lam22-Mar-2018 13:49
Great shot of this beautiful courtyard....splendid details and colors....V
Gary Retterbush22-Mar-2018 12:58
A lovely composition of this magnificent building!
Stephanie22-Mar-2018 12:06
Wonderful symmetrical image Jose! Pretty colors too! V
laine22-Mar-2018 10:53
I love the colours...it looks so cool in there. V
danad22-Mar-2018 10:46
Great light and perspective. V.
Yvonne22-Mar-2018 10:04
A magnificent cloistered walkway.. great colour, a fabulous image Jose. v
John Hamers22-Mar-2018 09:26
Superb perspective for this wonderful patio !!V
Charlene Ambrose22-Mar-2018 05:29
Very nice capture of the courtyard with all is beautiful colors and design. V
Gill Kopy22-Mar-2018 05:25
I love this architecture - what a beautiful place to work in !! Super shot Jose V
Paco López22-Mar-2018 05:17
Bonita perspectiva de un patio muy elegante! V!
Helen Betts22-Mar-2018 04:50
The perfect perspective for this beautiful courtyard. V.
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