1. Spain
  2. Andalusia
  3. Cordoba
  4. Alcazar de los Reyes Cristianos

Cordoba: Alcazar Skip-the-Line Guided Tour and Ticket

Product ID: 57526
Skip the long lines to the Alcazar of Cordoba, and enjoy a 1-hour guided tour through the historical rooms of the Catholic monarchs. Marvel at exquisite art and architecture inside the fortress and palace, and then take a walk in the beautiful gardens.
About this activity
Duration: 1 hour
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Skip the ticket line
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English
Cancellation policy
Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund

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  • Skip the long lines to the Cordoba Alcazar
  • Explore the former palace of the Catholic kings
  • Stroll under orange trees in the landscaped gardens
  • Climb the crenellated tower for panoramic views
  • Go to the "Hall of Mosaics" and the Royal Baths
Full description
Discover the fort-cum-palace of the Catholic kings on a 1-hour guided tour of Cordoba’s Alcazar.

Built on the remains of Moorish palace, the Alcazar has been witness to dozens of historical events of great importance. Follow in the footsteps of Christopher Columbus, who met Fernando and Isabel here in 1486. Learn about its time as the headquarters of the Spanish Inquisition.

Stroll through remarkable rooms, such as the Salón de los Mosaicos (Hall of Mosaics). See the crenellated towers, and the Patio Morisco baths with their Moorish motifs. Climb the tower for panoramic views of the gardens.

Then, take a stroll through the landscaped gardens to see features such as pools, fish ponds, fountains and orange trees.
  • Skip-the-line tickets
  • Guide
  • A tapa of Salmorejo and one beer

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Meeting point

Meet your guide at the main door to the Alcazar (next to the flags)

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• Tours run rain or shine. The weather conditions will not be cause for a cancellation
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From £13.40 £10.72 per person

Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.3 / 5

based on 342 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    4.3 / 5
  • Organization
    4.3 / 5
  • Value for money
    4.1 / 5
  • Safety
    4.6 / 5
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Our guide Juan was great, & having a guide made the visit much better

Went w/my husband & 11y/o & couldn’t get tickets online without getting the ones that included the guide. I had read that the live could be long for general tickets & didn’t want to take a chance missing this & we only had 1 day in Cordoba. As it turned out there was a short line for general admission & cost was much less than guided tour (5 Euros vs 17 w/the guide) That being said, we realized that walking through the place without a guide would not have been as good. Our guide made it much more enjoyable and informative!

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June 24, 2019

Great place to visit but avoid Sunday

Alcazar is a beautiful place with a lot of interesting stories. The guide Olivia was great. The only issue is that Sunday, you start the tour at 1pm and the place closes at 2:30pm and with 1 hour guided tour, you'll have only 30mn to enjoy the gardens, visit the tour... It's not enough. Otherwise, worth visiting the place with a guide.

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February 3, 2019

Excellent guide, ambiguous internet sales

The guide was excellent however we discovered at the time of the appointment that the ticket was not included in the price although it is well stipulated our pass "guide and ticket". Result we had to pay 4.5 € more per person. It is not so much the total price but the clarity of the sales process that is at stake. We felt racketeered ... but the guide was really good, thanks to her

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August 22, 2018

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Product ID: 57526