Tornerías Mosque

Local nameMezquita de las Tornerías
LocationToledo, Spain

The Mezquita de las Tornerías is a Moorish former mosque in Toledo. It was built in the middle of the 11th century, built on a foundations of Roman architecture, located in the old Muslim neighborhood Arrabal de Francos. Currently it houses the "Center Foundation of Promotion of the Crafts", that can be visited and attend temporary exhibitions.

The building continued maintaining the Islamic faith in Spain, well beyond the reconquista of the city by the Christian troops of Alfonso VI of León and Castile in 1085, until the period of 1498 - 1505 when was desacralizated by the Catholic Monarchs. Already as a building for civil use, it goes through various vicissitudes, first as an inn in 1505 and then as the headquarters of different businesses and small factories or as a simple home.

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Opening hours

NOTE: The mosque is no longer available to visit from the inside.

More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mosque_of_las_Tornerías

Official website http://www.artesaniacastillalamancha.es/

Facebook https://www.facebook.com/artesaniaclm

More information http://www.toledo-turismo.com/en/torner%C3%ADas-mosque_314

Email artesania@artesaniacastillalamancha.es

Phone +34 925 253 254

Address Plaza Solarejo 7, 45001 Toledo, Spain

Coordinates 39°51'30.644" N -4°1'22.005" E

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