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Cordoba Tour During Patios Festival
"After the Courtyards Festival of Cordoba declaration as a World Heritage Site by the UNESCO the interest for this breathtaking tradition has hugely increased. In Cordoba a Pie we are aware of the fact that the splendor of the typical cordovan courtyard does not only reach its maximum in May (the date of the Courtyards Festival) so we organize tours to the patios also the rest of the year. The Patios that are visited on this tour are the ones in the San Basilio neighborhood. There are 7 houses of different ages to be seen on this tour (from 14-21 century). Courtyards ful odors colors and breathtaking views.""""A guided tour through the Patios of Cordoba. Visit with 7 courtyard of 7 families. See patios full of flowers
From EUR15.00
 
Private Walking Tour of Cordoba
"Enjoy this 2-hour private tour with your guide and get to know Cordoba’s most emblematic sights. You will meet at a central meeting point in Cordoba the second largest Old town in Europe and the largest urban area in the world declared World Heritage by UNESCO. With this private tour you are able to have a customizable itinerary. An example of some of the most important sights you can see include the Great Mosque of Cordoba Roman Bridge Roman Temple Mausoleum Jewish quarter
From EUR99.00
 
Córdoba Private Guided Day Tour from Madrid
"Enjoy this private 8 hour tour with your guide and get to the historical city of Cordoba very comfortably in a fast train service. The tour will start off with a ride from Madrid's ATOCHA train station and then travel comfortably by fast train to your official tour guide will meet you at the train station and your private tour will start. Your tour is completely personalized to fit your own needs. The tour will be organized taking into account what you want. An example of what some of the Jewish quarter and Gothic architecture and roman remains.The tour will finish off at the same meeting point.""""Once you visit Madrid and have a day to spare you cannot miss on a visit to Cordoba. Embark on an amazing full-day excursion. Explore Cordoba’s Moorish monuments with your private tour guide and emerge yourself in the historical streets and admire the great architecture."title=Highlights&1=Private%2C+full-day+tour+to+Cordoba+from+Madrid&2=Ride+the+fast+train+with+a+guide+through+the+scenic+Andalusian+countryside&3=See+highlights+of+the+city%27s+UNESCO-listed+historic+center&4=Step+inside+Cardoba%27s+famous+cathedral+built
From EUR229.00

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See the cathedral in the early morning

The cathedral is the main reason for most people to go to Cordoba, 8 Euro entrance fee and € 37 with a guide, if you go before 10 am you will have no tour groups and the entrance might be free (was...
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lotharscheer
Aug 21, 2016

Capilla Sagrario

For me this was one of the most impressive chapels in the Mezquita. It's located in the southeast corner of the former mosque and the walls and pillars are all adorned with beautiful frescoes and...
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Gypsystravels
May 13, 2016

Cathedral in the Mosque

The Mosque is so large, that when the Christians captured the city and wanted to convert it to a church it was too large for them to use, so there solution was to build a cathedral within the Mosque,...
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Jim_Eliason
Apr 25, 2016

Cathedral/Mosque

Construction of Cordoba mosque started in 785 according to orders of Emir Abd Ar Rahman I. Construction was executed on foundations of old Visigothic Church. That’s why Mihrab of this mosque doesn’t...
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Oleg_D.
Mar 06, 2016

Portals

Don’t forger to walk around of Cordoba Cathedral Mosque. Building is huge but you reward will be many beautiful portals built in X century. These portals have traditional horseshoe shaped arches...
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Oleg_D.
Mar 06, 2016

Forrest of columns

First time when I learned about the existence of Cathedral Mosque of Cordoba took place at the age of five. The friends of mine who were all five and even seven years elder presented me school book on...
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Oleg_D.
Feb 28, 2016

Ambulatory

Cathedral of Cordoba has no traditional semicircle ambulatory like in classic Romanesque and Gothic Cathedrals because this temple was incorporated just in central part of already existed Mosque....
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Oleg_D.
Feb 27, 2016

Chancel

When King Fernando III of Castile and Leon liberated Cordoba from Moors in 1236, he didn’t destroy huge local mosque. Since a lot of Mudejar population or Moslem who became subjects of the King of...
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Oleg_D.
Feb 26, 2016

Choir

Choir of Cathedral e Cordoba was designed and built according to architectural fashion of XVI and XVII centuries. That means Late Gothic, Plateresque and neo-Classic styles are presented here. Choir...
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Oleg_D.
Feb 25, 2016

San Jorge and San Sebastian Statues

When you are in chancel of Cordoba Cathedral, if you have main altar piece before your face, then statue of San Sebastian is going to be on your right hand side. It was made in first half of XVI...
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Oleg_D.
Feb 24, 2016

Chapel near Michrab

Another beautiful horseshow shaped arch is situated on left hand side from Mihrab. This part of Mosque/Cathedral was built about 960 A.D. by Al Hakam II. Visigothic arch and Moorish vault make...
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Oleg_D.
Feb 23, 2016

Royal Chapel

Capilla Real or Royal Chapel is situated in South-West part of Cordoba Cathedral. This part was built in second part of X century during the reign of Al Hakam II when Cordoba was under the power of...
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Oleg_D.
Feb 21, 2016
 
 
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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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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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Calahorra tower

This tower was built by Moorish rulers of Cordoba to protect entrance to Roman Bridge over Guadalquivir River from its south bank. Tower was reconstructed and reinforced in 1369 according to orders of...
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Alcazar de los Reyes Cristianos

Alcazar de los Reyes Cristianos or Castle of Christian Kings is situated in historical center of Cordoba. Construction of this castle was started in 1328 according to orders of King Alfonso XI of...
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Sinagoga

This small synagogue was built in 1315. It cannot contest with splendid synagogues of Toledo but anyway it is the masterpiece of Jewish Sephardic architecture of XIV century. In 1492 Their Catholic...
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