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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 (Mosque-Cathedral of Córdoba).

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Cordoba: A Unique Experience Tour

2. 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 recommendations of other places to see in the city.

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Cordoba: 2.5-Hour Guided Jewish Quarter and Alcazar Tour

3. Cordoba: 2.5-Hour Guided Jewish Quarter and Alcazar Tour

Join your guide at the meeting point and head to Calleja de la Hoguera, a narrow street from the Arabic era and see a historic mosque. Historians believe Cordoba once hosted over a thousand mosques in the 10th-century. From Calleja de la Hoquera you will head to the Jewish Quarter with origins from the 14th-century.  Starting in Plaza Cardenal Salazar, see the statue of Algafequi, the first doctor to operate on eyes in Europe in the 12th-century. An old hospital from the 18th-century stands there now as a university as well. Walk to Capilla Mudejar de San Bartolomé, an old arabesque style Christian chapel built by a Jewish convert. Learn about the building's hidden history from your guide who will share its secrets. Head to the souk, a craft work market with the local products typical of Cordoba. After time in the souk see a breathtaking medieval synagogue. The synagogue was built in the 14th-century and is one of the few Jewish monuments that has survived a tumultuous history.  Your tour ends at the Alcazar of the Catholic Monarchs. Learn about the history of the Catholic Monarchs and the role the Alcazar played in the city's past.

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Cordoba Full-Day Heritage Tour from Seville

4. 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 can claim to have been the capital of a Roman province, an Arab state, and a Caliphate, but it is this heritage that has elevated Córdoba to its status as a World Heritage Site. In addition to its strong historical foundations, the city’s arts, music, and leisure scene helps to cross the boundaries into contemporary Spanish culture.

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Cordoba Walking Tour with Mezquita & Wine Tasting

5. Cordoba Walking Tour with Mezquita & Wine Tasting

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.

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Córdoba: Alcázar and Jewish Quarter 2-Hour Guided Tour

6. Córdoba: Alcázar and Jewish Quarter 2-Hour Guided Tour

The tour begins at Averroes Statue, by the wall of the Jewish Quarter. Walk through the Jewish quarter and the old town, where you can see streets as well known as the Street of Flowers or the Bonfire Street. See quaint places like the souk of the artisans, square of Cardenal Salazar or the statue of Maimonides. Then head to the Alcázar where you will visit the gardens and admire the ponds, flowers, and plants, while you learn about their physiognomy and history. See places like the Walk of the Kings to take a photo of the most well-known monument. After exploring the gardens enter the mosaic room and admire the beauty of these original mosaics made in Roman times. Marvel at a Roman sarcophagus in a perfect state of conservation.

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Córdoba: Guided Tour of the Jewish Quarter of Córdoba

7. Córdoba: Guided Tour of the Jewish Quarter of Córdoba

Find the most representative architectural and cultural imprints of Córdoba with a visit to the old Synagogue, Municipal Souk, Chapel of San Bartolomé, and Puerta de Almodóvar. Learn about the legacy of the different people who settled on this land. All these landmarks are set in the area of the Historic Center of Córdoba that is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Visit the old Jewish quarter, an example of the historical coexistence between the 3 cultures in Córdoba. Take a stroll through a fascinating network of narrow lanes. See the old Synagogue, one of the most centenary in Spain. Stop by the Municipal Souk, a beautiful space located in the courtyard of an old palace where Cordoba artisans have been making their products for over 60 years. Enter the Chapel of San Bartolomé. Get introduced to relevant historical figures from Cordoba such as Maimonides and Mohamad al-Gafequi. Step into the current Faculty of Philosophy and Letters, located in a beautiful 18th-century building. Finish the tour at the Puerta de Almodóvar, the oldest and least modified medieval walls in Córdoba. Admire the remains of this old city gate.

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From Seville: Private Full-Day Córdoba Walking Tour

8. 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 de la Albolafia.    A tour highlight is a visit to the famous Mosque-Cathedral. With your skip-the-line ticket entry and preferred-language audio guide, get a real sense of the mosque’s history, dating from the 8th century, with its “thousand-column” prayer hall and conversion to a Catholic cathedral in 1236.   After taking in the sights, enjoy some free time to have lunch, go shopping, and admire the beauty of this enchanting city before returning to Seville.

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Cordoba: Private Horse-Drawn Carriage Tour

9. 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 some photos at the Zoco.

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What people are saying about Judería de Cordoba

The guide spoke French very well and knows the historical heritage very well, which she showed us around. The city and its history are extraordinary.

Activity to do to visit the main monuments of the city. Very interesting visit thanks to Estafonia who is a passionate guide.

Entertaining guides, with knowledge of the facts, although somewhat sweetened

Suzanne is an excellent guide. So much knowledge, a really interesting tour.

The very professional guide and with the subjects well studied