Córdoba, Cordoba

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Address: 14011 Córdoba, Spain

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Córdoba (/ˈkɔːrdəbə/, Spanish: [ˈkoɾðoβa]), also called Cordova (/ˈkɔːrdəvə/) in English, is a city in Andalusia, southern Spain, and the capital of the province of Córdoba. It was conquered by invading Muslim armies in the eighth century, and then became the capital of the Islamic Emirate and then Caliphate of Córdoba, including most of the Iberian Peninsula. It has been estimated that in the 10th century Córdoba was the most populous city in the world, and under the rule of Caliph Al Hakam II it had also become a centre for education under its Islamic rulers. Al Hakam II opened many libraries in addition to the many medical schools and universities which existed at the time. During these centuries, Córdoba became a predominantly Muslim society with minorities living in peace and harmony with their Muslim neighbours. It returned to Christian rule in 1236, during the Reconquista. Today it is a moderately sized modern city; its population in 2011 was about 330,000. The historic centre was named a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Córdoba has the warmest summer high temperatures in Spain and Europe with average high temperatures around 37 °C (99 °F) in July and similar heat in August.


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Generally, tourists prefer visiting top attractions of Cordoba like Great Cathedral And Mosque, Alcazar De Los Reyes Cristianos, Bodegas Mezquita Cespedes, Jewish Quarter and Taberna Luque. These are few of the top things to do in Cordoba.

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  • This is a very nice but small train station. It's clean and well maintained.

  • Helpful customer service people who can speak English. The ticket sales person cant speak much English so it helps compensate.

  • Genial

  • Great city. Of course the highlight is the church turned mosque turned church

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