Guided tour

Cordoba: Medina Azahara 3–Hour Guided Tour

Cordoba: Medina Azahara 3–Hour Guided Tour

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Discover the city built by Abderramán III in the 10th century. A place full of stories and legends that will bring you back in the period of Cordoba's maximum splendor.

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Duration 3 hours
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Live tour guide
Spanish

Experience

Highlights
  • Discover every corner of this bright city
  • Step back in time into the 10th century
  • Discover the secrets of the city preserved in the museum
  • Enjoy a visit to the museum with an experienced guide
Full description
Either travel with the group from Cordoba or meet the group directly at the Medina Azahara, depending on what option you have chosen. At the archaeological site, you will learn about the historical context of the city and see every corner and nook that can be visited. This unique place full of legends will help you understand why Medina Azahara was called the Shining City. After this visit, continue to the visitor center where you can see the museum with more than 160 original pieces of Medina Azahara. Your guide will accompany you and show you the most important elements. The visit will end with a video in which the city is represented as it would be in the 10th century.
Includes
  • Local guide
  • Monument entrance fee including VAT
  • Bus from Cordoba to Medina Azahara (if option selected)
  • Food and drinks
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sun hat
  • Water

Know before you go

  • Take into consideration bringing drinks and wearing comfortable clothes and shoes
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.7 /5

based on 161 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.8/5
  • Value for money
    4.4/5
  • Service
    4.2/5
  • Organization
    4.3/5

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Madinat Al-zahara palace-city is an archeological treasure that you can only understand with the guidance of a tour guide. Rafa from Eventour was very well educated and efficient with conducting the tour. His background in archeological studies provided a unique perspective on the history of this UNESCO world heritage site.

July 2, 2022

Essentials: bottle of water, comfortable shoes, sunglasses and/or hat, even sun cream if you have very fair skin. You have to arrive a few minutes before and if it can be on your own better, the bus that you can hire fails in the schedules and sometimes it does not make the route and you stay out of the visit even if you have hired and paid for it. Everything else great!

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April 14, 2022

Very interesting site to visit, especially as the guide provided a lot of content. And the film in theaters in the museum section, after the visit to the site of the <median à proprement parler, est particulièrement intéressant aussi : il ai de à bien reboucler avec ce qui a été présenté par la guide en amont. Je recommande.

November 18, 2021

Product ID: 121761