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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.

From Seville: Córdoba and Mosque Cathedral Full-Day Tour

2. From Seville: Córdoba and Mosque Cathedral Full-Day Tour

Depart Seville and take a scenic 1.5-hour drive to Córdoba, passing beautiful sights along the way. Arrive in the city, once considered the light of the world for its cultural treasures and many libraries, medical schools, and universities. Conquered by Muslim armies in the eighth century, it became the capital of the Islamic Emirate and then the Caliphate of Córdoba, flourishing under the second Caliph, Al-Hakam II. Admire the Mosque-Cathedral of Córdoba with a priority access pass, and see the golden mosaics and endless rows of red and white striped arches.  Stroll past hundreds of striped sugarcane columns and absorb the ecclesiastical elegance of the Moorish mosque. Gaze at elegant domes as your guide offers a captivating commentary about Córdoba’s most alluring attraction 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. Benefit from some free time to walk around on your own, do some shopping and enjoy a traditional lunch. Then, journey back to Seville and get dropped off at your hotel.

Cordoba Full-Day Heritage Tour from Seville

3. Cordoba Full-Day Heritage Tour from Seville

Venture into the heart of Andalucia and you will discover an ancient city bursting with intellectual wealth, vibrant history, and architectural triumphs. On this day trip to Córdoba you will have the opportunity to peel back the layers of time and understand the diversity of cultures, which have come to define this unique and remarkable place. No introduction to the city would be complete without a visit to the world famous Mezquita where you can lose yourself amongst the sea of red and white striped arches of the Hypostyle Hall. With 856 columns of jasper, onyx, marble, and granite, this former mosque-turned-cathedral is regarded as one of the most accomplished monuments of Renaissance and Moorish architecture. Other highlights of the day will include a visit to the Jewish Synagogue, and a stroll along the Calle de las Flores. Few cities in the world can claim to have been the capital of a Roman province, an Arab state, and a Caliphate, but it is this heritage that has elevated Córdoba to its status as a World Heritage Site. In addition to its strong historical foundations, the city’s arts, music, and leisure scene helps to cross the boundaries into contemporary Spanish culture.

Córdoba: Private Walking Tour

4. 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: Full-Day Cordoba Private Tour

5. From Seville: Full-Day Cordoba Private Tour

Following pick-up from your Seville hotel, relax during the 1.5-hour scenic drive to the city of Cordoba as you pass beautiful cities. In Cordoba, admire the Mosque-Cathedral of Cordoba and its shimmering golden mosaics. Stroll past hundreds of striped sugar cane columns, and absorb the elegance of the Moorish mosque. Gaze at elegant domes as your guide offers captivating commentary of Cordoba's most alluring attractions. Next, go to Alcazar de los Reyes Cristianos, and learn about 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 Cordoba. Have some free time to walk around by yourself, do some shopping and enjoy a traditional lunch.

From Malaga: Córdoba Private Day Trip and La Mezquita

6. From Malaga: Córdoba Private Day Trip and La Mezquita

Join this private day-trip of Cordoba and discover the Historical Center of Cordoba. Enjoy the scenery of the countryside on your way from Malaga to the UNESCO declared World Heritage Site. Explore the former capital of Moorish Spain and walk through the Jewish Quarter's cobblestone alleys. With its small streets, squares, and patios, this truly is a unique city. Visit the famous Great Mosque of Cordoba, the historic Roman Bridge, the famed Flower Street (Calle de las Flores), and Europe's oldest Synagogue to learn about the city's Jewish legacy. Visit the Alcázar de los Reyes Cristianos, also known as the Alcázar of Córdoba, this medieval castle located in the historic center is a 700-year-old Christian Monarchs Castle. One of Cordoba's main attractions. Stroll through beautiful gardens, climb the watchtowers for spectacular views, see the Patio Morisco Baths, and read about the its intriguing history: Christopher Columbus visited before his voyage to America, and the castle functioned as a trial during the Spanish Inquisition. Visit Cordoba's Jewish Quarter and see the only synagogue that was saved in Andalusia after the Jews were expelled in 1492. Explore La Mezquita, Cordoba's UNESCO-listed Mosque-Cathedral. After the Christian takeover of the city in 1236, this ancient mosque was turned into a Cathedral, and it is now one of the most prominent landmarks in the country. Learn about the Moorish era (766-1031), when Cordoba was a major cultural, political, commercial, and intellectual center. Because of this rich history, Cordoba currently has the most UNESCO World Heritage Sites in the world. At the end of the day your private guide will drive you back to your hotel.

From Malaga: Cordoba Day Trip with Mosque-Cathedral Tickets

7. From Malaga: Cordoba Day Trip with Mosque-Cathedral Tickets

Take a guided day trip from Malaga to Cordoba by bus. Explore the Mosque-Cathedral of Córdoba, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of Spain’s most visited monuments, with entry tickets included. Stroll the charming streets of the Jewish Quarter on a walking tour and marvel at the ancient Synagogue. Take the bus from Malaga and reach the historic center of Cordoba. Cross the Roman Bridge, famous for being the setting for the hit TV show Game of Thrones. Follow your guide on a 1-hour walk through a well-preserved historic neighborhood of the Caliphate city, the Jewish quarter of Cordoba. Take a stroll down the famous street of Calleja de las Flores, also known as the Handkerchief Lane. Pass by the Synagogue of Cordoba, the only synagogue that has been preserved in Andalusia after the expulsion of the Jews in 1492. Continue to one of the most important squares in the middle of the Jewish quarter, Plaza Maimónides. See its characteristic bronze statue of Maimónides, in honor of this famous Cordobian Jewish philosopher and physician. Then, head to the Patio de los Naranjos to start a guided tour of the Great Mosque-Cathedral of Córdoba, one of Spain’s most celebrated monuments. Learn how the opulent house of worship was originally built as a mosque in the 8th century and later converted into a cathedral. Later, get some free time to stroll through the historic center of the city. See key monuments like the Alcazar of the Christian Monarchs, the Plaza de la Corredera, and the Patios de San Basilio. Try local gastronomy such as flamenquines (fried pork rolls) or salmorejo (cold tomato soup). Finally, meet your guide at the pre-decided time to start your return journey to Malaga.

Córdoba Highlights Full-Day Tour from Granada

8. 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.

Cordoba: Self-Guided Walking Tour with Audio Guide

9. Cordoba: Self-Guided Walking Tour with Audio Guide

Explore the beautiful city center of Cordoba at your own pace. This self-guided audio tour will take you to all the well-known spots and undiscovered gems of Cordoba. The audio guide will tell you all the historical and current ins and outs of each place. Cordoba is a lively city with many pleasant squares and picturesque streets and used to be one of the most important cities in the world. In terms of history, Cordoba has a lot to discover and the many remains in the city will amaze you. Take an audio guided tour of the city and discover fantastic sights such as the world famous Mezquita Cathedral, Puente Romano de Córdoba, Alcázar de los Reyes Cristianos, the Synagogue of Cordoba and Torre de Calahorra. In addition, during this audio tour you will admire the distinctive patios scattered throughout the city and take the most memorable photos in Calleja de las Flores. Get out and about and get to know the extraordinary Cordoba. Go on a journey of discovery with your self-guided audio tour and get to know Cordoba and its history in a unique way.

From Malaga: Cordoba Night Tour and Mosque-Cathedral visit

10. From Malaga: Cordoba Night Tour and Mosque-Cathedral visit

Depart from Malaga and set out to discover Cordoba. Visit the Jewish Quarter of Cordoba and see the only synagogue that was preserved in Andalusia after the expulsion of the Jews in 1492. Then, visit the Mosque-Cathedral of Cordoba and experience the "Soul of Cordoba". Start your Cordoba tour with a bus ride from Malaga or Costa del Sol. As you make your way to your destination, learn about the history and curiosities of this city from your guide. Once in Cordoba, join your guide on a walking tour of the Jewish Quarter. Visit one of the city’s most popular streets, the Calleja de las Flores, the narrowest street in the city, Calleja del Panuelo, and the Synagogue of Cordoba. Then, make your way to the Mosque-Cathedral of Cordoba to experience the "Soul of Cordoba". This unique experience begins in the mosque’s Orange Tree Courtyard where you’ll watch a film that looks at the history of the building and the city. Next, rediscover this important site on a tour of the monument. Listen to an audio guide to get in-depth information about the mosque and discover its religious significance. At the end of your tour, meet up with your guide once more and hop back on board the bus for your return trip. You will be dropped off at the same location where you were picked up.

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What people are saying about Calleja de las Flores

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4.4 / 5

based on 245 reviews

A little chaotic at first due to some street closures for an upcoming marathon and several people crowded into the Jewish quarter, but the Mosque Cathedral was an absolute must see. Ana was a great guide!

The place is breathtakingly beautiful. The excursion is very organized with a general guide and another specialized guide in the mosque/cathedral.

Helpful leader ,, he have a lot information about the city ,, great trip .. wonderful place Córdoba ,,

A well organised, interesting tour accompanied by knowledgeable guides.

Very interesting guide who knew how to share his knowledge with humor!