Best places of Spain to inmerse in Islamic History For a Muslim who has some familiarity with Islamic history in the Iberian Peninsula, a visit to Spain is almost like a pilgrimage. In the era of the Golden Age of our civilisation extending from early 8th to late 15thcentury, coincidental with Dark Ages in the

HALAL TRIP TO SPAIN MUSLIM FRIENDLY BARCELONA What to see in Barcelona In the 8th century Muslims conquered Barcelona but their presence lasted less than a hundred years as ‘the Franks’ occupied the city turning it into a military strong post. Still, the Muslim presence in the Catalan region remained for quite some centuries. Church

ISLAMIC HERITAGE OF SPAIN Discover Madrid Al Andalus Heritage Mageit the Muslims called the new city they  and this name was used until the 13th century when a new word – Madrid – appeared. The Majrit In the 9 century, the Umayyad emir Muhammad I seeking to fortify the Central Frontier  an strategically important region  against the

Discover Amazing Southern Spain Andalusia Day Trip Cadiz Villages   Jimena de la Frontera  A town whose origins go way back in time, enjoyed a boom during the Moorish period, especially as a frontier town in the Nasrid Kingdom of Granada during the 14th and 15th centuries. The emblematic building in this town – its Moorish

Visit Andalusia Islamic Heritage of Southern Spain What to See in Jerez de la Frontera   The Alcazar The first part of the building were probably built in the 11th century, when Jerez was part of the Taifa Kingdom, on a site settled since pre historic times in the south-eastern corner of the city. In the

Visit Andalusia The Greatest Islamic Spain Heritage During 8th centuries Muslim and Christian coexist in the Iberian Peninsula, an unique phenomenon in medieval Europe. The Muslim presence continued until their expulsion, but left behind a profound imprint. But it was in Andalusia where Islam gave its greatest fruits, and these can still be seen in