Cordoba City - Things to See

The historic city of Cordoba. © Michelle Chaplow
The historic city of Cordoba.

Once the largest city of Roman Spain, Cordóba later formed the heart of the western Islamic empire. Today, the city is a typical bustling, noisy Andalusian city, with lots of atmosphere, fascinating sites, intriguing small streets and shops and the inevitable fabulous choice of restaurants and bars. Download pdf  list of sites in Cordoba with their opening hours.

Mosque

Madinat al-Zahra

One of the most famous  monuments in the region. The Mosque / Cathedral
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Moorish ruined city on the outskirts of Codorba.
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Alcazar

Palacio de Viana

Walled gardens with water terraces and fountains.
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Palace with beautiful year round patio. 
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Juderia Molino de la Albolafia
Old Jewish quarter of the city.
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Reconstructed watermill in the River.
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Alcazar Calle de las Flores
Walled gardens with water terraces and fountains.
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As it says 'street of the flowers', a painter's and photographer's delight.
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City Walls Episcopal Palace
Old walls that once bounded the old Jewish quarter.
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Today, a museum of religious art with some fine examples of medieval wood sculpture.
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Plaza del Potro

Posado del Potro

Fine old square named after the colt (potro) which adorns the fountain.
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Picturesque and literary place with art and ceramics exhibitions. Favourite scene in life and work of Cervantes.
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Puente Gate

Roman Bridge

Former city gate near the Roman Bridge.
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Roman bridge across the River Guadalquivir.
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Seville Gate

Tower of Calahorra

Quaint little gate in the city walls.
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This tower rises up at the far end of the Roman bridge.
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Museums

Art Galleries

Guide to the museums of Cordoba More > Overview of the Art Galleries of Cordoba
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