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Monument to the Patio carers

The twitter of birds, ripple of water and the odor of flowers will make you forget the world for moments. Nothing reminds you of being in the heart of such a vibrant and busy city.Many Patios are furnished, because Cordobans love it to enjoy warm summer nights staying outside and chattering with their neighbors.The Patio Festival is a tradition that began in 1918. During the Spanish civil war it had been interrupted and became reintroduced in the 1950s. The festival is intended to make hidden treasures available to the public. Furtermore, it is to honor the residents’ efforts to retain these traditional places.The festival is a tradition which is unique in the world. By the way, there is a saying the patios of Cordoba would be the most beautiful courtyards all across Spain. We believe this is true. So does Unesco, the United Nations’ cultural organization. As of 2012, the Cordoba Patios belong to the world cultural heritage.

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Julie Queybronac (Bryline)05-Jun-2018 07:20
Perfect idea for that sculpture, well seen, José !
M. G. Francis29-May-2018 10:26
A living monument as it were, great to see and well captured!
Pierre04-Apr-2018 14:50
Une très belle oeuvre en hommage à cette tradition! V
Zoltán Balogh25-Mar-2018 09:57
I love it Jose, very nice scene and capture. V
Ika Zinka Eferl22-Mar-2018 17:53
Wow, what an amazing image! Very nicely captured...
Gill Kopy22-Mar-2018 05:29
What a marvelous idea for a monument - caring for those pots must be quite an undertaking. Thanks for sharing this festival with us !! V
Dennis Hoyne22-Mar-2018 04:10
A fantastic example of "street art". V
Julie Oldfield22-Mar-2018 03:08
This is really nice.
Frank Tran22-Mar-2018 02:36
Great find and capture. V+
Walter Otto Koenig22-Mar-2018 01:20
What a wonderful tribute to them. "V"
John Glines22-Mar-2018 00:46
Love this! And you showed it simply, just the way it is. Bravo! V
bill friedlander21-Mar-2018 23:22
A great idea for a monument, and very nicely captured. V
Helen Betts21-Mar-2018 21:54
Isn't that wonderful, and so colorful! Well spotted and captured, Jose. V.
Jim Coffman21-Mar-2018 20:55
Now I know where all the blue pots came from!!
MarcViskens21-Mar-2018 20:47
very nice photo
MarcViskens21-Mar-2018 20:46
very nice one
Fabienne21-Mar-2018 20:46
C’est original et très beau.
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