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

Cordoba: Mosque Cathedral and Jewish Quarter Guided Tour

Product ID: 163215
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Visit the amazing Mosque Cathedral, the marvelous Jewish Quarter, full of life and shops, as well as the square of the great Maimoinides including the secluded Synagogue. Led by your expert, official guide, discover the best of Cordoba.
About this activity
Duration 2 hours
Skip the ticket line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish, English, French
Wheelchair accessible
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Immerse yourself in the past with a visit to the astonishing Mosque Cathedral
  • Explore the enchanting narrow streets of the Jewish Quarter
  • Discover the multicultural origins of this city
Full description
Your tour starts in the Patio de los Naranjos, the main courtyard of the Mosque, where you can observe the Great Bell Tower that is kept inside the marvelous alminar built by Abd al-Rahman III. Once inside, marvel at the 1,300 columns that form the building.

From the first building ordered by Abd al-Rahman I in the year 786, this trip though time takes you until the first expansion, when Abd al-Rahman III was proclaimed as the first Caliph, starting the Independent Caliphate of Al-Andalus, the most splendid period of Qurtuba.

Then, marvel at the final expansion ordered by Al-Hakam II, considered to reflect the power and splendor of that era. Here, you can also observe the amazing Mihrab, an exquisitely decorated arch. This last part of the visit will invite you to discover the magnificent cruise in the cathedral, built in 1523 and is the heart of this Islamic building. Observe the great Renaissance bolt that covers the cruise. Then, you can direct your view to the choir in the cathedral, with a precious mahogany wood created by the sculptor from Seville, Pedro Duque Cornejo.
Includes
  • Guided tour inside the Mosque Cathedral
  • Jewish Quarter and Synagogue guided tour
  • Official guide
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Food and drinks
  • Tips
  • Entrance tickets for private option
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Meeting point varies depending on option booked.

Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
Know before you go
In the Private Option, entrance tickets to the Mosque Cathedral are not included. You will buy them directly from the guide (€ 10 per person).

In the regular option, entrance tickets are provided.
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Value for money
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Safety
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Product ID: 163215