Guided tour

Alcazar of Cordoba Entry Ticket and Guided Tour

Activity provider: OWAY Tours

Alcazar of Cordoba Entry Ticket and Guided Tour

Activity provider: OWAY Tours
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From US$ 19.64 per person

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Explore the beautiful patios, courtyards and gardens of the Alcazar of Cordoba with an official guide and get amazing views from the impressive watchtowers.

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Duration 25 - 70 minutes
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Skip the ticket line
Live tour guide
English, Spanish


  • Explore the Alcazar of Cordoba with an official guide
  • Marvel at the mosaics of the Salon de los Mosaicos
  • Get impressive views of Cordoba from the watchtowers
  • Admire the impressive fountains and fish ponds of the gardens
Full description
Admire the rich ornamentations of the former royal palace of the Catholic kings of Spain on a tour of the Alcazar of Cordoba with an official guide. Enter through the main entrance gate and immerse yourself in the wonderful architecture of the palace, located on the site of a fortress built by the Visigoths and later occupied by the Caliphate of Cordoba. Learn more about historical events that shaped its importance to the city, including the meeting between Isabella I of Castile and Ferdinand II of Aragon and the explorer Christopher Columbus before he set sail for America. Stroll through rooms with remarkable features, such as the mosaics of the Salon de los Mosaicos. Admire the crenellated towers and the Moorish motifs of the baths of the Patio Morisco. Then, climb the watchtowers for panoramic views of the gardens. Stroll through the landscaped gardens to look at the beautiful water features, fish ponds and orange trees.
  • Entry ticket to the Alcazar of Cordoba
  • Official guide
  • Skip-the-line privileges at the box office
  • Audio equipment to hear the guide (if needed)
  • Transportation
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

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What to bring

  • Passport or ID card

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Luggage or large bags
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.5 /5

based on 252 reviews

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Very good for Gloria the guide and for Alejandro

Gloria's attention is very professional. I take this opportunity to say goodbye to her since she continued with another group and I stayed in Los Alcázares and I didn't have a chance. Yesterday I also visited the patios with the guide Alejandro. He was great and very knowledgeable about the plants and history of the different patios. I will count on you again! I want to congratulate the organization also for its punctuality and good work.

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June 1, 2019

The tour of the Alcazar of Cordoba was amazing. We were so lucky to have Gloria as our guide. I came across her name several times while reading the reviews of other activities in Cordoba and to be honest the reviewers were right. So you must know I was very excited when I was told she was our guide. Gloria is just exceptional. Very knowledgeable! I did the Spanish tour since I was traveling with my parents. The Alcazar is beautiful, the extensive gardens with multiple flower types. Totally worth the experience.

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May 12, 2019

We did the Alcázar tour in English, and it was splendid. The guide knew plenty of interesting facts and interacted with us. Plus point because the tour included hardware and headphones to hear the guide better.

October 7, 2022

Product ID: 135381