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View of the entrance courtyard of the Museum-Palace of Viana in Cordoba, is the courtyard of the twelve number one available to the palace, I could not cut framed by the tree.

The Palace of Viana Museum is a monument of Cordoba (Spain) declared in 1981 by royal decree "National Monument and Garden Art."

XIV century building, its facade is thought that it was designed by Juan de Ochoa, Mannerist, during the sixteenth century, has had over the years many restorations and additions, there have been archaeological finds, believing that at first was a Roman building.

It was owned in the nineteenth century the Marquis of Villaseca going after, in 1901, the Marquis of Viana and being substantially improved its artistic collections by the second Marquis de Saavedra and Jose Salamanca, an important character alfonsina court. The widow of the third Marquess, Sofia Lancaster, sold it in 1982 to Cajasur.

It is therefore currently owned Cajasur that, through its cultural work, the museum has been adapted for a series of collections distributed through its rooms:
The Tile Gallery, the floor paved with Roman mosaic and a very important collection from the thirteenth century.
Leather Gallery.
In the Hall of the Arts, with wall paintings representing the five continents.
Mosaic Salon.
Show paneling.
It has a library with over seven thousand volumes, and collections of Flemish tapestries and Goya; guadamecíes; Cordoba silverware, carpets, muskets, seventeenth-century furniture, porcelain and so on.

One of its main attractions are its beautiful courtyards, a total of twelve, connected by galleries with a great diversity of plants.


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