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  • Complete 4-Hour Tour of Córdoba

    1. Complete 4-Hour Tour of Córdoba

    Commence your tour of Córdoba at Plaza del Cardenal Salazar and learn the history of the Jewish Sephardi Quarter. Discover an old synagogue converted into an Arabic style chapel. Next, go to the souk, reminiscent of an 18th-century building in the style of an Arabic bazaar or typical Córdoba craft market. Continue to the 14th-century Córdoba Synagogue, built in the medieval era. Experience first-hand what life was like in the city at the 12th-century Casa Andalusí. Next, explore the Jewish Quarter and learn more about Al-Andalus and Córdoba from your guide. Enter the Doña Leonor Baths baths of the Arabic Palace before taking a tour inside the Alcazar of the Catholic Monarchs. See the official residence of the Christian kings and hear about its many secrets. Get a breathtaking view of the city and its enchanting gardens. Finally, admire the staggeringly beautiful Mezquita Cathedral (Mos...

    Tour guide was knowledgeable, tour has a bit hurried, finished in about 3.5 hours which considering the heat was OK.

  • From Granada: Cordoba and Mezquita Full Day Tour

    2. From Granada: Cordoba and Mezquita Full Day Tour

    Benefit from a comfortable transfer from Granada to the impressive city of Córdoba. Cordoba, capital of Muslim Spain, is the main city located in the center of Andalusia. Cordoba offers the possibility to experience culture, alongside being only 1.5 hours away from the city of Malaga. Marvel at the mosaic tiles of the Mosque–Cathedral of Córdoba. Pass the historic Guadalquivir River at its wider middle course. Cross the province from east to west which provides irrigation for a wide plain where cereals, grapevines and olive trees grow. Discover the landscape towards the north which becomes progressively wilder until it reaches the summits of Sierrra Morena, with dense forest and abundant wild game for hunting. In the south, the land rises gradually until it reaches the mountains of the Subbetica range. The province of Cordoba, which still bears traces of its iberian, Roman and Muslim p...

    Joaquin is an excellent tour guide. He was on top of the subject and could answer all questions related to the mosque.

  • Cordoba Full-Day Heritage Tour from Seville

    3. Cordoba Full-Day Heritage Tour from Seville

    Venture into the heart of Andalucia and you will discover an ancient city bursting with intellectual wealth, vibrant history, and architectural triumphs. On this day trip to Córdoba you will have the opportunity to peel back the layers of time and understand the diversity of cultures, which have come to define this unique and remarkable place. No introduction to the city would be complete without a visit to the world famous Mezquita where you can lose yourself amongst the sea of red and white striped arches of the Hypostyle Hall. With 856 columns of jasper, onyx, marble, and granite, this former mosque-turned-cathedral is regarded as one of the most accomplished monuments of Renaissance and Moorish architecture. Other highlights of the day will include a visit to the fortress of Christian Kings, the Jewish Synagogue, and a stroll along the Calle de las Flores. Few cities in the world c...

  • Cordoba: A Unique Experience Tour

    4. Cordoba: A Unique Experience Tour

    Visit the most important monuments of Cordoba on a 3.5- to 4-hour walking tour. Begin at the Alcázar de los Reyes Cristianos, the residence of Ferdinand and Isabella, who reigned from this palace-fortress for 8 years. Admire the grounds and gardens of this site that was made a historical monument in 1931 and a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1994. Continue to the Córdoba Synagogue, built in the Mudéjar style and completed in 1315. Learn about its connection to the Jewish culture in the city as you continue on to the Jewish Quarter, a complex network of little streets with a typical Andalusian flavor. Finally, visit the Mosque–Cathedral of Córdoba. This house of worship is a UNESCO World Heritage Site with a unique and colorful past and present. As your tour comes to an end, your guide will be available to help you choose a restaurant to eat at or a tavern for tapas. You can also find out...

    Lo mejor el catedral/mezquita y el guía espectacular. Mi esposa no pudo ir y nos tocó aplazar para el siguiente día y nos permitieron, lo cual lo hizo mejor

  • Cordoba Walking Tour with Mezquita & Wine Tasting

    5. Cordoba Walking Tour with Mezquita & Wine Tasting

    This walking tour in Cordoba starts at 11:30 at the main entrance of the Congress Palace, just in front of the Mosque-Cathedral. Entering the Mosque-Cathedral, you can admire the mixture of architectural styles superimposed on one another over the 9 centuries its construction and renovations lasted. Standing in the historic center, it is one of the most beautiful examples of Muslim art in Spain. After visiting this magnificent monument, you will continue on the tour to the Street of the Flowers and the Handkerchief Street situation in the Jewish Quarter. You will also make a short stop in a typical patio to enjoy a drink of Montilla-Moriles wine.

    Al lot of information, brought in a perfect way. Within a very clear and logical framework, and - very important- with a lot of humor. We had a perfect day

  • From Madrid: Gems of Andalusia 5-Day Sightseeing Tour

    6. From Madrid: Gems of Andalusia 5-Day Sightseeing Tour

    This 5-day tour from Madrid takes you on a discovery of Andalusia. You can admire the famous sights and attractions as you explore Cordoba, Seville, Ronda, the Costa del Sol, Granada, and Toledo. Detailed Itinerary: Day 1 (Thursday): Madrid – Cordoba – Seville Depart from Madrid at 8:30 and drive along the land of Don Quixote to Cordoba. Here you will see the Mosque-Cathedral of Cordoba and explore the Jewish Quarter on a city sightseeing tour. You will then continue on to Seville, where you will have dinner and stay overnight. Day 2 (Friday): Seville On a city sightseeing tour you will see Seville Cathedral from the outside, explore the neighborhood of Santa Cruz, and visit Maria Luisa Park. In the afternoon you will have some free time to discover more of the city and have the option of taking an additional flamenco tour in Seville....

  • Córdoba Highlights Full-Day Tour from Granada

    7. Córdoba Highlights Full-Day Tour from Granada

    Discover the Caliphate city of Córdoba and learn about its extraordinary cultural legacy on a full-day tour from Granada. Transfer to Córdoba in comfort, and upon arrival go to the UNESCO World Heritage Site of the Mosque-Cathedral, considered the most important Islamic monument in the western world. Admire its shimmering mosaics of gold and the endless row of red and white striped arches. Next, go to the Alcázar de los Reyes Cristianos and learn its terrible history as the seat of the Inquisition as you marvel at the beautiful gardens. Enter the narrow streets of the Jewish Quarter and see whitewashed houses full of flowers. Discover the only synagogue in Andalusia, and stroll along Calle de las Flores to experience one of the most beautiful streets in Córdoba. Enjoy panoramic views as you enter the Old Town, and enjoy some free time to explore on your own. Stop for a traditional lun...

  • Córdoba: Mosque-Cathedral Guided Tour

    8. Córdoba: Mosque-Cathedral Guided Tour

    Discover one of the world's greatest works of Islamic architecture and immerse yourself in an age where Muslims, Jews, and Christians lived side by side and enriched their city with a vibrant culture. During your visit, get to know the most splendid monument of Muslim history in the country. During a 1-hour tour, discover the building's origins and architecture with the help of your expert guide and discover how, after the Christian Reconquest, part of this building became the cathedral of Cordoba. Begin with an introduction in the Patio de los Naranjos and its tower. Later, head inside and be surrounded by a sea of ​​Muslim columns and Christian chapels, as you step back in time to the years of maximum splendor of the city of Cordoba.

  • From Seville: Private Full-Day Córdoba Walking Tour

    9. From Seville: Private Full-Day Córdoba Walking Tour

    Explore southern Spain's historically and culturally rich city of Córdoba on a guided tour through the old town. Learn about the Roman and Moorish architecture and history; meander the charming, narrow streets of the Jewish quarter; and visit one of the world's greatest Islamic buildings, the Mosque-Cathedral of Córdoba.   Get picked up at your accommodation in Seville around 9:00 AM, where you will be greeted by your friendly tour guide. On the way to Córdoba, pass by the village of Carmona and take in stunning views of the Andalusian countryside. Once you arrive in Córdoba, venture on a walking tour through the historic city center—a UNESCO World Heritage site—as your guide shares stories, history, and facts about this onetime largest city in Europe. Some of the attractions you will see include the Roman Bridge, Calahorra Tower, Jewish quarter, Synagogue, and riverine forest of Sotos...

  • Cordoba: Private Horse-Drawn Carriage Tour

    10. Cordoba: Private Horse-Drawn Carriage Tour

    Three cultures have lived together for centuries and transformed Cordoba into a fascinating city that was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1984. Discover Cordoba on this horse-drawn carriage tour with a local guide and enjoy skip-the-line tickets to some of the main attractions. You'll feel the history inside the Mosque-Cathedral of Cordoba. Its construction began in the 8th century and it has change and grown over the centuries. Both Muslims and Christians left their marks on it and your guide will help you to follow them. You'll be impressed by the gilded decoration on some of the mosque's walls and by the red marble columns, said to be the work of God himself. You'll also explore the Synagogue and learn about the Jewish history of the city. Then enjoy riding along the streets of the Jewish Quarter, and don't miss the opportunity to buy some locally-crafted souvenirs or take...

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What people are saying about Mosque-Cathedral of Cordoba

Good explanations, nice and concise. yes, in addition, you play with Pilar .... The best version of Isabel la Catolica in dispute with her husband Fernando de Aragon. Thank you PILAR for making us spend such a "fresh" and pleasant time (Oh and long live the Protos!) A hug.

A totally recommended and essential experience to savor the visit to Córdoba, specifically our guide David of 10, tells you the story of what you are seeing and is a great guy.

Guide perfectly mastering his subject Group limited to 10 people Skip the line making access to the various sites easy Thank you

Our guide Estefania was passionate about her city and its monuments and her enthusiasm was infectious.

TOP! The viste was very educational, the guide was great! It was worth the effort