Mosque-Cathedral of Cordoba Neighborhood tours

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Córdoba: Jewish Quarter, Synagogue, Mosque, and Alcázar Tour

1. Córdoba: Jewish Quarter, Synagogue, Mosque, and Alcázar Tour

Discover the most important monuments of Córdoba on a guided tour. Visit the Great Mosque-Cathedral, the famous Jewish Quarter with one of the best preserved synagogues in Spain, and the Alcazar of the Christian Kings with its impressive gardens. First, visit the Great Mosque-Cathedral. Its two-colored arches will take you back to this Islamic period of Córdoba. Learn about its architecture and how the cathedral was added inside the mosque. Next, visit the Jewish Quarter, the most famous historical area of the medieval quarter. Discover Calleja de la Hoguera, a street where your guide will share the origins of Jewish culture in Spain and its significance to Córdoba. Then, visit the souk, the synagogue, and the statue of Maimónides. Conclude the tour with a visit to the Alcazar of the Christian Kings. Discover the importance of this monument in the history of Córdoba and the different roles it's played.

Mosque-Cathedral of Cordoba and Jewish Quarter Tour

2. Mosque-Cathedral of Cordoba and Jewish Quarter Tour

Journey back in time and explore the amazing UNESCO World Heritage Site of the Mosque-Cathedral of Cordoba with a Spanish or English-speaking guide. Learn the history of the monument, built on the orders of the caliph Abd Ar Rahman to rival the great mosques of the East. Marvel at the striking architectural features, such as the double arches of red and white stone that provided the building with height and visual interest.   Next, stroll the narrow streets of the historical Jewish Quarter to see the synagogue and Municipal Souk, where local artisans demonstrate their ancient skills to passersby. Discover the statue of the rabbi and philosopher, Maimonides on Plaza de Tiberiades.

Mosque-Cathedral of Córdoba Guided Tour with Tickets

3. Mosque-Cathedral of Córdoba Guided Tour with Tickets

Be awed by the spectacular beauty of the Mosque-Cathedral of Córdoba on a 1-hour guided tour of one of the most visited monuments in Spain. Conserving the decorative style of an Islamic mosque, construction of the magnificent monument began in the 8th century. Later extensions vastly increased its size, turning it into the second biggest mosque in the world before it became a Catholic cathedral. Venture inside to discover a forest of columns and elegant double arches, and admire the ornate maqsuramihrab (apse) along with other decorative highlights. Be led by an official guide to build a full picture of this landmark building.

From Málaga: Córdoba Mosque Cathedral Guided Tour

4. From Málaga: Córdoba Mosque Cathedral Guided Tour

The province of Cordoba, which still bears traces of its Iberian, Roman and Islamic past, is rich in traditions; it has an outstanding architectural heritage, and its gastronomy has undergone a considerable resurgence with the revival of a range of dishes from the traditional cooking of the region. Explore the unique influences that have created the cultural traditions of the city. Explore the Mosque-Cathedral, or Mezquita, of the city, and learn about the its fascinating past with your guide. Once the beating heart of Spain, Cordoba was once the Moorish capital of Spain, which gives the city unique flares of cultural difference to the rest of the region. The Guadalquivir river crosses this region providing water for the lushes valleys growing olives and grapes.

Córdoba: Private Walking Tour

5. Córdoba: Private Walking Tour

You can create the tour that you prefer in Córdoba to visit the monuments that you want and at the time that you can do it. Your official guide will take you to the most emblematic places of Córdoba according to your preferences and will tell you all details about the history of the different places and monuments. In Córdoba you can visit the Jewish Quarter, Axerquía area, San Bartolomé Chapel, the Synagogue, Caliphal Baths, Calleja de las Flores, Calleja del pañuelo, Alcázar de los Reyes Cristianos, and the great Mosque Cathedral. In addition see the most important squares of the city such ás Plaza de la Corredera, Plaza del Potro, Plaza Capuchinos and many more!  Start the tour at a time that you prefer! You may also choose the duration of the tour. This is the best option to explore the city with a professional guide.

From Seville: Private Transfer to Granada and Córdoba Tour

6. From Seville: Private Transfer to Granada and Córdoba Tour

Benefit from pick-up at your hotel in Seville and journey to the impressive city of Córdoba. Go to the Mezquita de Córdoba to look at its intricate arches and marvel at one of the finest examples of Islamic art in Spain. Then, stroll the narrow streets of the Jewish Quarter and contrast the patios of colorful flowers with the whitewashed walls and Spanish tiles. Discover highlights such as the Synagogue, Royal Stables, and the Alcázar before sampling local tapas, such as flamenquin (pork roll) and salmorejo (cold tomato and bread soup) at your own expense. Pass the historic water mills of the Guadalquivir River and the impressive Roman bridge. Finally, be transferred to the city of Granada. Be dropped off in the city to continue your exploration of Andalucia.

Cordoba Walking Tour with Mezquita & Wine Tasting

7. 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. Then visit the Jewish Quarter where you will learn about the local culture. Enjoy a glass of Montilla-Moriles wine in a very typical and local tavern near the Mezquita.

Córdoba: 2-Hour Private Mosque & Jewish Quarter Tour

8. Córdoba: 2-Hour Private Mosque & Jewish Quarter Tour

Explore Cordoba’s Mosque-Cathedral, one of the most visited monuments in Spain. Its construction began in the 8th-century and it became the second largest mosque in the world. On this 2-hour guided tour, discover the interior that features a forest of columns along with double arches, the maqsurah, the mihrab and the impressive chorus located close to the mayor chapel. In the 13th-century, under Ferdinand III, the mosque was converted into a Catholic cathedral. In addition, you’ll tour the city’s historic Jewish quarter. Located near the Mosque-Cathedral, it is one of the most visited areas in Cordoba. See the synagogue, the Jewish Street, the Arabic market (Zoco) and the bronze statue of Maimonides.

Cordoba Guided Day Trip from Seville

9. Cordoba Guided Day Trip from Seville

This full-day excursion from Seville will take you back in time to the glorious kingdom of Al-Andalus. Cordoba, situated on the legendary Guadalquivir River, boasts monuments to both its Islamic and Christian heritage. See its mosque known as the Mezquita, a fine example of Islamic architecture that features intricate arches. Note the contrast with the Gothic style of the city’s World Heritage-listed cathedral. Walk along the narrow alleys of the former Jewish quarter. As your walk continues, take a look inside any of the typical patios, known as cordobeses, and enjoy the sight of colorful pots of flowers hanging from the walls. See the Real Caballerizas, a fortress that witnessed the grandeur of Cordoba as the kingdom´s metropolis. Take time to stop at one of the many traditional bars in the old town and reward your palate with Spanish delicacies such as falmenquin or salmorejo. You might like to visit the museum of Julio Romero de Torres, the prominent local artist whose style portrays the beauty of Flamenco. Finally, take a walk along the historic river to admire the stunning views and see the enormous mills that were used to lift water to the city.

Córdoba Highlights Full-Day Tour from Granada

10. Córdoba Highlights Full-Day Tour from Granada

Discover the Caliphate city of Córdoba and learn about its extraordinary cultural legacy on a full-day tour from Granada. Transfer to Córdoba in comfort, and upon arrival go to the UNESCO World Heritage Site of the Mosque-Cathedral, considered the most important Islamic monument in the western world. Admire its shimmering mosaics of gold and the endless row of red and white striped arches. Next, go to the Alcázar de los Reyes Cristianos and learn its terrible history as the seat of the Inquisition as you marvel at the beautiful gardens. Enter the narrow streets of the Jewish Quarter and see whitewashed houses full of flowers. Discover the only synagogue in Andalusia, and stroll along Calle de las Flores to experience one of the most beautiful streets in Córdoba. Enjoy panoramic views as you enter the Old Town, and enjoy some free time to explore on your own. Stop for a traditional lunch, or shop for some souvenirs. On route back to Granada, break for a coffee and other refreshments in a lovely café.

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