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I have another UNESCO site to share with you today, the Mudejar Architecture of Aragon:

UNESCO mudejar

UNESCO mudejar art

The first card comes via Postcrossing and the second card comes from a private swap with Pilar from Zaragoza. The Mudejar were the Muslim people who remained in Spain after its reconquest by Christians in the 12th through 16th centuries. The Mudejar architectural style combines elements of Islamic art and culture with elements of Christian art and culture.

The site contains 10 buildings representative of the style: 4 are in Teruel, 3 are in Zaragoza, and the last 3 are in Calatayud, Cervera de la Canada, and Tobed. Although all the buildings pictured are examples of Mudejar architecture, only the tower of San Pablo is protected on the UNESCO list. The bottom right picture on the top card may also show the interior of the Aljafería Palace, but I am not sure.

A new stamp came on the Postcrossing card. It shows a tenor saxophone:

SPAIN saxophone

 

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