Guided tour

Cordoba: Medina Azahara Guided Tour with Ticket

Activity provider: CORDOBA VISION S.L.

Cordoba: Medina Azahara Guided Tour with Ticket

Activity provider: CORDOBA VISION S.L.

From US$ 17.39 per person

Discover the archaeological site of the ancient city of Medina Azahara on a guided trip. Explore a historic place with legends that will bring you back to the time of Cordoba's maximum splendor.

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Duration 3 hours
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  • Step back in time into the 10th century with a visit to Medina Azahara
  • Discover every detail of this ancient site with the help of a professional guide
  • Learn about the Islamic past of this old fortified city and the Cordoba region
  • Find out about the many secrets of the area, preserved in the local museum
  • See for yourself why this majestic site was once known as the Shining City
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Step into the majestic remains of Medina Azahara, an old fortified city on the outskirts of Cordoba. Join a professional guide on a tour of the site to learn about its ancient history and appreciate every detail closely. Visit the local museum to find out more about this unique location.

Enjoy a convenient transfer from Cordoba's city center or meet the group directly at the site entrance, depending on the option you choose. Head inside with your guide to explore every corner of the area. Looking at the ruins from up close will help you understand why it was called the Shining City. Finally, continue to the visitor center, where you can see the museum with more than 160 original pieces from Medina Azahara's golden days. Your guide will accompany you and show you the most important elements.

  • Medina Azahara entrance fee
  • Tour guide
  • Bus from Cordoba to Medina Azahara (if option selected)
  • Radio guide system when the group exceeds 10 people
  • Food and drinks
  • Tips
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users

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Meeting point

Meet at the Medina Azahara reception. Look for your guide holding a green umbrella.

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sun hat
  • Water
Customer reviews

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Nos ha encantado la visita guiada. Paula nuestra guía nos ha acompañado por la maravillosa Medina Azahara contando la historia con una sutiliza y entusiasmo que parecía que estábamos dentro de la historia. Altamente recomendable.

November 28, 2022


November 28, 2022


Muy buena visita y el guía Rafa estupendo tanto para los adultos como para los niños.

November 14, 2022


Product ID: 428561