Córdoba Things to Do

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  • 1. Cathedral / Mosque

    Ever since I was about 14 years old I have wanted to see the Mezquita of Córdoba, so to finally enter it was an incredible feeling. The architecture is absolutely breathtaking. The remains of the...

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  • 2. STREETS AND PATIOS OF CÓRDOBA...

    Since 1921 the city council organizes throughout the first half of May The Patios Contest, in which the owners of these adorn their homes hard to get the prestigious award offered by the consistory....

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  • 3. Alcazar de los Reyes Cristianos

    The Gardens of the Alcazar are a relaxing place to escape the heat. I went in October, so unfortunately not much was in bloom anymore. There are lots of manicured gardens, fountains, orange trees. A...

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  • 4. Roman Bridge

    One of the most lasting tributes to Roman engineering prowess and quality construction is the bridge over the Guadalquivir, a river that today doesn't look as formidable as it once may have been. The...

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  • 5. La juderia

    The Puerta de Almodovar was one of the 9 gates built by the Moors, the only one that has survived into the modern age. It is the main gateway into the Juderia, the medieval Jewish quarter of Cordoba....

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  • 6. Cathedral Mosque the Mihrab

    In a mosque the mihrab indicates the direction one should face during prayer. When the Catholics took over the mosque, instead of destroying the entire building they kept some of it intact, so it is...

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  • 7. Sinagoga

    Just across the street and around the corner, close to the Casa Sefarad is the unexpected discovery of a synagogue during renovations of a "modern" building. This discovery helped to explain the...

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  • 8. Calahorra tower

    This tower stands at the south end of the Puente Romano (Roman Bridge). The tower was built by Enrique II for the civil wars, to defend from his brother (Pedro the Cruel- the guy that built the palace...

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  • 9. Patio de los Naranjos

    In its original design, la Mezquita's courtyard, Patio de los Naranjos, was open to the interior of the mosque. However, during later Christian rule, the courtyard the mosque were separated by the...

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  • 10. Moorish mills

    Whilst some of us won't bat an eyelid seeing mills, knowing a little on the history of Moorish mills might spur some interest in these seemingly common features. Possibly the greatest contribution of...

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  • 11. Plaza de Corredera

    The Corredera Square is one of the most important squares of the city. Considered their Plaza Mayor is an example of seventeenth century architecture. The square owes its name to that in its origins...

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  • 12. Cathedral Minaret

    The current belltower of the Cathedral of Cordoba is just the old minaret of the Mosque, originally designed by Said Ibu Ayub in 957. In 1589 it was repaired by Hernan Ruiz, due to significant storm...

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  • 13. Medina Azahara

    Just a few miles outside the city and once connected by a brick roadway to Cordoba lies Medina Azahara. Built as both a workplace and a home, the site is in two pieces. Both of them were oppulent and...

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  • 14. Puerta del Puente

    The Puerta del Puente is the gate to the bridge, which long ago formed part of the city walls. It became known as the Algeciras gate, the start of the road south. It was redesigned in the 14th century...

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  • 15. Museo de Julio Romero de Torres

    About a week and a half ago,I visited this art museum dedicated to the delightful paintings of very creative Spanish Master,Julio Romero de Torres.Julio Romero de Torres painted wonderful portraits of...

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  • 16. Palacio de Viana

    Cordoba is well known for its elaborate and elegant courtyards, and one of the best places to see these is in Palacio Viana. The palace contains 12 courtyards and a garden, and you can visit these on...

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  • 17. Cristo de los faroles

    Many people think that Plaza Capchinos, which owes its present name to the convent founded on it, is the most beautiful square of the city of Cordoba. Is true that it is a quiet and mystic. The...

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  • 18. Cathedral Musseum

    There are many chapels along the inside of the S. wall of the Mezquita as well as many pieces of history and art. (The entire building is considered a museum since they charge admission but the...

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  • 19. El Museo de Bellas Artes / Musseum of Arts

    This art museum primarily has wonderful devotional theme paintings by Andalucian-associated painters such as;Alonzo Martinez("Head of Christ"Late Gothic Period),Pedro de Cordoba("Saint Nicholas of...

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  • 20. Cercadilla excavations

    If you have an hour or so to spare between connections at Córdoba Central railway station, why not use the opportunity to admire the ruins of an imperial Roman...

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  • 21. Archdiocese Museum

    Directly across the street from the Mezquita on Calle Torrijos is what was once the Episcopal Palace. Before that, this site was part of the Alcazar where the...

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  • 22. Roman Cordoba

    Cordoba was conquered by the Romans in 206 BC. The initial settlement was later moved a bit to take advantage of the Guadalquivir and its use for trade. This...

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  • 23. Archaeological Museum

    The Archaeological Museum of Cordoba has a complete collection spanning from prehistory to the Middle Ages. The museum is arranged over two floors and patios....

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  • 24. Water wheel

    Originally, the water wheel, which was located closer to the present episcopal palace, where the Moorish palace was, drew water from the Guadalquivir River....

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  • 25. Posada del Potro

    Right off the Plaza del Potro is a complex that apparently has survived the centuries relatively unchanged. The Posada (Inn) del Potro was an inn mentioned by...

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