Explore the rich culture while visiting the many attractions Cordoba is replete with. These cultural attractions are suitable for all ages and can prove to make your trip to Cordoba a fruitful one. Be it historic monuments or cultural performances, cultural attractions somehow steal the show of the other attractions and things to do in Cordoba.
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Calle del Cardenal Herrero, 1, 14003 Córdoba, Spain
08:30 am - 06:00 pm
This grand edifice built in the 10th century has the unique distinction of being a mosque and a cathedral. The interiors are spacious , incredibly spiritual and peaceful. The mosque-cathedral exhibits the amalgamation of Islamic and Christian architecture and since it took more than 250 years to complete, it also represents the changing styles and ...
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Plaza Campo Santo de los Mártires, s/n, 14004 Córdoba, Spain
08:30 am - 06:00 pm
Stunning, lush gardens hug this palace-fortress that was built in 1328. A brilliant example of Moorish architecture , the Alcazar is a quadrangular building with 4 towers, three of which still stand tall. The walls and ceilings are adorned with intricate Stucco designs and the fortress also has the Royal baths that are quite interesting to see beca...
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Calle de los Judíos, 20, 14004 Córdoba
The Jews have played a special part in the prosperity of Cordoba. They were given religious independence under the Caliphate and Jewish life and intellectualism flourished under the Arab rule. One can almost smell the Moorish influence in the narrow network of fascinating alleys. There are a number of monuments of interest in the historic centre of...
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Calle Capitulares, s/n, 14003 Cordoba, Spain
The archaeological remains of the Roman temple depict the sheer size that this monument would have been, had it been standing tall even today. The remains that have been reconstructed by Felix Hernandez take the visitor back to the splendour of the city during roman times. There are guided tours that take place during the evenings. Visit the website for further information.
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Plaza de Don Gome, 2, 14001 Córdoba, Spain
10:00 am - 07:00 pm
A beautiful palace surrounded by patios, the Palacio de Viana is a sight to behold, especially in spring. The palace is packed with arts and interesting objects and adorned by 12 spectacular patios blooming with flowers of every colour. Orange trees and Cypresses dance in the gardens and inside the palace, grand staircases and galleries give the vi...
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Calleja de Las Flores, Córdoba, 14003, Spain
One of the most picturesque streets in Cordoba, prepare to be serenaded on this typical Andalusian alley with whitewashed walls and colourful blooms. No traffic is allowed in the lane and this makes it easy to stroll around. With postcard perfect views of the Mezquita bell tower, this narrow alley is easily one of the most beautiful streets in the ...
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Varias Calles, Cordoba, Spain
The patios of Cordoba are one of its most striking features; they also have a festival that celebrates the beautiful patios of old Cordoba! The practice of having a courtyard in the house was started by the Romans and later revised by Muslims. The courtyard often had a fountain or a well and eventually the Muslims added a porch at the entrance of t...
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Calle de los Judíos, 20, 14004 Córdoba, Spain
09:00 am - 02:45 pm
A testament of Cordoba’s religious harmony, the synagogue is a small yet significant monument. The fascinating Jewish quarter spread around this tall building. It’s easy to feel totally at peace once inside the building, there are Hebrew inscriptions on the stuccoed walls that are typically reminiscent of Mudejar. It is one out of only ...
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Plaza de la Corredera, Cordoba, Spain
This 17th century square is a charming place full of tapas bars and pubs. There’s a lot of options for entertainment or even if you just want a piece of Cordoba life. Surrounded by balconies and typical Spanish homes, this was once the venue for horse races, bullfights and such.
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Calle de los Judios, 17, 14004 Cordoba, Spain
10:00 am - 06:00 pm
A small museum showcasing in depth the lives and times of the Sephardic Jews, Casa de Sefarad makes for an extremely informative and interesting visit. There are five themed rooms in the 14th century house that show Sephardic domestic life, music, festivities and women intellectuals who were poets, singers and thinkers. The collection of contempora...
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Plaza del Potro, 1, 14002 Córdoba, Spain
08:30 am - 09:45 pm
This is a museum dedicated to the famous artist Julio Romero de Torres. His paintings are mesmerizingly reminiscent of an idyllic Spain full of pretty damsels and flamenco dancers. Inaugurated in 1931, the museum is a reminder of the artiste’s deep seated love for his home town. Besides paintings; you can also see the artist's furniture, palettes and brushes, as well as his library.
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Calle Averroes, s/n, 14004 Córdoba, Spain
10:30 am - 06:00 pm
This Chapel for San Bartolome is a gothic building with Moorish decor, a spectacular mix of Muslim and Christian art. It was built during the 14th century and still remains a marvellous example of Mudéjar architecture. The ribbed dome ceilings and the tiled pedestal stand out in this historical monument.
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Plaza del Potro, 10, 14002 Córdoba, Cordoba (Andalusia)
08:30 am - 07:30 pm
Cervantes immortalized this inn in Don Quixote and for good measure, this beautiful ancient building is typically Spanish yet stands out amongst all the other patio-esque houses. Declared a heritage building, the structure is pretty much as it was in the 15th Century with the central courtyards, banisters and wooden roof.
An audio-visual presentati...
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Calle del Castillo, Almodovar del Rio, Spain
11:00 am - 07:00 pm
Castillo de Almodovar is a fortress of Arab origin that lies at a distance of 22 kilometres from Cordoba. It lies atop a hill and offers breathtaking views of the surroundings along with a peek into Spanish history.
Almodóvar played a key role in the defence of Cordoba due to its strategic location, as it is situated upon a 252 meter hill, a...
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Calle San Basilio, 22, 14004 Córdoba, Spain
11:00 am - 08:00 pm
The Patios of Alcazar Viejo are a total of seven patios situated in a narrow cobblestone alley, where visitors can experience the surreal beauty of colourful blooms and quaint decorations in these typical Spanish homes. It is a pleasant walk that takes about an hour where the residents welcome you warmly and take the time to explain their culture and traditions.