Guided tour

Cordoba: Medina Azahara 3–Hour Guided Tour

Cordoba: Medina Azahara 3–Hour Guided Tour

From US$ 19.31 per person

Discover the city built by Abderramán III in the 10th century. A place full of stories and legends that will bring you back in the period of Cordoba's maximum splendor.

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Duration 3 hours
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  • Discover every corner of this bright city
  • Step back in time into the 10th century
  • Discover the secrets of the city preserved in the museum
  • Enjoy a visit to the museum with an experienced guide
Full description
Either travel with the group from Cordoba or meet the group directly at the Medina Azahara, depending on what option you have chosen. At the archaeological site, you will learn about the historical context of the city and see every corner and nook that can be visited. This unique place full of legends will help you understand why Medina Azahara was called the Shining City. After this visit, continue to the visitor center where you can see the museum with more than 160 original pieces of Medina Azahara. Your guide will accompany you and show you the most important elements. The visit will end with a video in which the city is represented as it would be in the 10th century.
  • Local guide
  • Monument entrance fee including VAT (only for UE citizens)
  • Bus from Cordoba to Medina Azahara (if option selected)
  • Food and drinks
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sun hat
  • Water

Know before you go

  • Take into consideration bringing drinks and wearing comfortable clothes and shoes
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.7 /5

based on 181 reviews

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The visit has been very interesting thanks to our guide Saray and the introductory video that has allowed us to visualize what the city was like with Abd-ar-Rahman III. Saray has explained to us from the construction of the city to the current work of the archaeologists and she has also done it with great grace.

December 9, 2022

We did the visit with Paula, a guide of 10. Highly recommended. He knew a lot of history and he transmitted it in a pleasant way, it didn't get heavy at all, it made you want to know more. He made you get into the role at all times. And it sounded very natural, not robot like like other guides. They also provide radio guides, which facilitates the visit. I highly recommend making the visit with this company and especially with Paula

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November 30, 2022

Madinat Al-zahara palace-city is an archeological treasure that you can only understand with the guidance of a tour guide. Rafa from Eventour was very well educated and efficient with conducting the tour. His background in archeological studies provided a unique perspective on the history of this UNESCO world heritage site.

July 2, 2022

Product ID: 121761