Sunday post – Architecture from Spain

Jakesprinter’s challenge this week is architecture.  I was inspired by adinparadise’s similar post for this week’s challenge and I decided to try and squeeze it into my busy holiday week. My menu is done, shopping list is made, now I can play a little.  Do check out her post as it’s full of great photos of my favorite country.  To see other entries click here.  I have posted some of these before, but it’s fun to rearrange them for another theme.  I do hope you’ll enjoy them.

La mezquita, Córdoba, Spain

Real alcázar entrance, Sevilla, Spain

Patio de las Doncellas, Real Alcázar, Sevilla

Beautiful ceiling in La Alhambra, Granada

One more from Granada:

From Barcelona:

Sagrada Familia, Barcelona

A piece of the old Roman wall that surrounded the city – Barcelona

Inside the Barcelona cathedral

Palau de la Música Catalana, Barcelona

Another detail from the Palau de la Música Catalana, Barcelona

Mudejar architecture from Toledo, Spain

Mudejar architecture inside Malaga’s alcazaba

Plaza Mayor – Madrid

Madrid is full of these beautiful old doors:

I hope you’ve enjoyed this brief snapshot of Spanish architecture!!


Filed under Challenges, Spain

18 responses to “Sunday post – Architecture from Spain

  1. I’m so glad you found the time to squeeze in your Spanish post, Toby. I missed that old Roman wall, and I love the detail on the Palau de la Música Catalana. :)

    • your post inspired me! I wish we had had time to go inside that palau. I’ve seen photos of the inside and I am for sure going in next time!! thanks for stopping by and commenting.

  2. Susan

    I just love the Moorish architecture – the red and white arches, the lace-like delicacy of the tiny arches within arches. It is such a contrast in many ways to the Christian architecture. Thanks so much for the wonderful images!

  3. jakesprinter

    Beautiful photography my friend for this week topic ,Thanks for sharing :)

  4. I don’t recollect seeing the Roman wall in Barcelona before, Tobyo, and I love the photos of the Palace of Catalan Music. Nice compilation.

    • there is also a sign with a picture of what the entire wall used to look like. it’s pretty darn cool! so, next time you’re in Barcelona you should check it out. thanks for your comments.

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  6. Laurel Oberg

    I love the beautiful doors!!!

  7. Beautiful photos, Toby! Makes me wish I could travel around Spain again.

  8. What a lovely response to the challenge, Toby. I recognize many of these places, and think you have really captured them wonderfully!

  9. Sam

    I studied in Sevilla for a semester – can’t tell you how many photos I have of the Alcazar. It’s my favorite of all the ones I’ve seen, and a really enchanting place :)

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