CORDOBA DAY TOURS
CITY CENTER WALKING TOUR (3 hours)
This walking tour will take you to the most important monuments
of Cordoba and introduce you to the culture and heritage of this ancient
city on the banks of the Guadalquivir River. This tour is more than just
monuments; it takes you into the winding streets and into the houses of
the people to discover the charms of this old world city.
Some of the highlights of this tour include:
- The Mezquita. The Mezquita. The most iconic
monument of Cordoba and a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1984, the Mezquita
was built over the remains of a Visigoth church at the end of the 8th
century and was expanded several times during the Moorish rule. After
the arrival of the Christians in 1236, the Mosque was converted into the
- Jewish Quarter. Jewish Quarter. Located
in the heart of the old city, another World Heritage Site, the narrow,
labyrinth of streets hide such treasures as the Flower Alley and the 14th
century Synagogue, one of the best preserved in all of Spain, as well
as the monuments to the Jewish philosopher Maimonides and the Arabic astronomer
and writer Averroes.
- Synagogue. The 14th century Synagogue,
located in the heart of the old city, is one of the best preserved in
all of Spain. After the expulsion of the Jews in 1492 it was used as a
hospital, a hermitage and a nursery. The layout and the Mudejar architecture
are of particular note.
- The Alcazar. This monument can trace its
origins back to the Romans, although most of the building that we currently
see dates from the 14th century. It represents Cordoba like few other
buildings, with Roman, Visigoth, Moorish and Christian ruins lying side
by side. It has been a royal residence, seat of the local Spanish Inquisition
and a prison.
The price includes entrance tickets.
Starting from $74 per adult (*)
(*) All prices shown are based on a group of 6 people.
Prices vary for smaller and larger groups, seasons and according to your
preferences and needs. Contact us for special prices for children.