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  2. Andalusia
  3. Cordoba
  4. Mosque-Cathedral of Cordoba

Cordoba Mosque-Cathedral: Skip-the-Line Guided Tour

Product ID: 131952
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Get an in-depth history about the Mosque-Cathedral of Cordoba on a 1.5-hour tour with an art historian guide. Analyze every detail of the monument, from the days of the caliph Abd al-Rahman to the Reconquista of Spain by the Christian armies.
About this activity
Duration 1.5 hours
Skip the ticket line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish, English
Wheelchair accessible
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Explore the amazing Mosque-Cathedral of Cordoba with an art historian guide
  • Learn more about the first caliph of Cordoba
  • Marvel at impressive features that mix eastern and western architecture
Full description
Learn more about the 8th-century caliphate of Abd al-Rahman I on a guided tour the Mosque-Cathedral of Cordoba with an art historian guide. Hear about the monuments different stages of construction, from the old Basilica of San Vicente, built during the Spanish Visigoth empire through the primitive mosque built by Abd al-Rahman I to rival the great mosques of the East.

Explore successive extensions through to the time of Almanzor, ruler of Muslim Iberia under the Umayyad Caliphate of Cordoba. Hear about the Reconquista of Cordoba by the Christian armies of Fernando III, when the mosque was converted into a cathedral.

Admire architectural motifs, such as the double arches that gave the building height and were considered revolutionary for their time.
Includes
  • Professional art historian guide
  • Entrance ticket to the Mosque-Cathedral of Cordoba
  • One tapa of Salmorejo and one free beer

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Meeting point

Meet at the Puerta del Perdón outside the Mosque-Cathedral of Cordoba.

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Product ID: 131952