Visit Cordoba - Best of Cordoba

Cordoba is a sepia coloured Spanish town, drenched in iconic history and a celebration of everything Spanish.  A glorious example of religious harmony, monuments like the Mezquita transport you to times when religions co-existed and collectively influenced an incredible marriage of architectural designs and cultural pot pourri.

Situated beside the Rio Guadalquivir River, Cordoba exists in narrow cobblestone alleys and flower-lined patios that will soothe your soul and make you fall in love with this wonderland the minute you set foot here. Travel to Cordoba is truly a travel back in time where life was laid back and people were friendly.

The old Jewish quarter is where you will lose yourself in the labyrinth of plazas with their extraordinary setting; fountains adorned with mythical statues and surrounded by picturesque Spanish balconies. What your Cordoba tourist guide will not be able to explain to you is that Cordoba is really a feeling; it makes you imagine how it would have been to live in an equal world and leaves you feeling warm and hopeful.

Cordoba has handled its touristic fame with much class and humility, it makes you feel right at home with its warm sunshine and old world charm. The tapas bars and restaurants are typically Andalusian, serving some of the best Spanish fare that your mouth would have ever tasted.

There’s so much to look forward to in this Spanish fiesta; like a page out of a medieval fairytale, Cordoba is truly a traveller’s dream come true. Your Cordoba trip is sure to be one of your most memorable journeys of a lifetime!

Cordoba Travel Tips

Essential travel information and Cordoba tips for your visit

DO'S AND DON'TS

  • Rioja wine, sherry, turron (nougat), leather goods, ceramics, and espadrilles are good buys when in Andalusia
  • In local cuisine, try the Paella, Spanish omelette (tortilla), spicy chorizo sausage, sangria, tapas, and gazpacho (chilled vegetable soup).
  • When visiting a religious place like the Mezquita, dress conservatively.
  • Carry small change with you always. You might need it if you are going to use public toilets or buy water.
  • There is a lot of walking needed in Cordoba, carry comfortable shoes, sunglasses and cotton clothes to protect from heat.

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Cordoba Tours for you

The best tours and activities in the city, guided by experts to give you a local insight to the best of Cordoba

  • Save 4% Seville to Cordoba Private Transfer
    Seville to Cordoba Private TransferNew on TripHobo

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    Travel from Seville to Cordoba. Transfer services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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  • Save 9% Cordoba Full Day Trip with Mosque Entrance from Malaga
    Cordoba Full Day Trip with Mosque Entrance from Malaga90 Reviews

    Duration: 10 Hrs

    Be seduced by the Andalusian charm of Cordoba on a day excursion from Malaga. This intriguing ancient city was the capital of...

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  • Save 7% Cordoba City Tour from Seville
    Cordoba City Tour from Seville12 Reviews

    Duration: 9 Hrs

    Depart from Seville and enjoy this excursion to one of the most amazing cities in Andalusia! Explore the wonders of Cord...

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  • Save 7% Mosque-Cathedral of Crdoba Guided Tour with Tickets
    Mosque-Cathedral of Crdoba Guided Tour with Tickets6 Reviews

    Duration: 1 Hrs 15 Mins

    Your visit to the Mosque-Cathedral of Cordoba includes a 1-hour guided tour. TheMosque-Cathedral, a UNESCO World Heritage Si...

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Facts and Stats for Cordoba*

  • Pollution Statistics in Cordoba

    Know the pollution level of Cordoba before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 14.29 (Very Low)
    • Water Pollution 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 6.25 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 25 (Low)
  • Cordoba: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Cordoba for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Cordoba.

    • Burglary and Theft 25 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 25 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 25 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 40 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 25 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 25 (Low)
    • Attacks 25 (Low)
    • Drug offense 55 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 75 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 70 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 35 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 25 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 35 (Low)
  • Living in Cordoba - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Cordoba is 187.74 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 69.12 (High)
    • Climate Index 80.1 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 16.95 (Very Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 25 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 49.24 (Low)
    • Health Care Index 87.04 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 7.64 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 70.09 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Cordoba

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Cordoba

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.18 USD
    • International Movie per seat 8.08 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 32.72 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 65.45 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 63.52 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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