Guided tour

Córdoba: Medina Azahara 3-Hour Guided Tour

Activity provider: OWAY Tours
Guided tour

Córdoba: Medina Azahara 3-Hour Guided Tour

Activity provider: OWAY Tours
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Explore the stunning Medina Azahara de Córdoba on a 3-hour tour in the company of an archaeologist guide. Learn more about the history of the Caliphate at the palace complex and see its most symbolic sites.

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Duration 2.5 - 3 hours
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  • Visit the palace-city of the Medina Azahara de Córdoba
  • Learn more about the Umayyad Caliph of Córdoba
  • Benefit from the services of an archaeologist guide
Full description

Explore the vast medieval palace of the Medina Azahara de Córdoba on a 3-hour guided tour, and travel back in time to the days of the Caliphate and Al-Andalus. Choose from a tour with or without roundtrip transportation to and from Córdoba in an airconditioned van.  Visit the most important parts of the complex, such as the large House of Ja’far built over the site of 3 earlier houses. Admire the remains of the Pórtico de Medina Azahara and visit the Salón Rico, where the caliph Abd-ar-Rahman III would receive guests.  Learn more about the first Umayyad caliph of Al-Andalus, Abderraman III.

Benefit from the expertise of an official guide who specializes on archaeological history.

  • Guide
  • Entrance ticket
  • Shuttlebus transport from Cordoba (if option chosen)
  • Food or drink

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Meeting point

Meeting point may vary depending on the option booked.

Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Luggage or large bags

Know before you go

  • Please note that the medina is 8 kilometers from Córdoba. If you book the option without transportation and do not have your own vehicle, it is recommended that you book the tourist bus in advance
  • If you have chosen the option without transport, you will travel in your own car and the tour guide will meet you at the Medina Visitor's center
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.6 /5

based on 325 reviews

Review summary

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It was a good organized guided tour, even though sometimes it was just too much information. The sun is tiring there, and there is no cafetería. Bring your own water, for children no food allowed. They got already desperate. A lot of people, sun...but it was worth it. Something you must see!

April 19, 2022

In my opinion, it is a visit that is essential to do with a guide who will explain what you are seeing. The visit is very interesting, totally recommended. What can be improved is the application, we thought that we had booked the visit with the transport because that was the option that we had marked and yet it was not. The company that runs this tour in Córdoba clarified our doubts and solved it.

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March 4, 2020

Even though we knew the tour was in Spanish, no English words from the guide not even hello. On 2 occasions, even though we had time before and after the screening of the film, she refused to allow us to go to the bathroom. It's been several activities that we book with get your guide and this has never happened. Maybe next time we'll consider another supplier. Shame!

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January 27, 2020

Product ID: 121704