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What to see in Cordoba. Best museums attractions in Cordoba

What to see in Cordoba

Admire the spectacular Mosque and the splendid gardens of the Alcazar. Visit the Patios. Attend an evocative Flamenco show. Walk on the Roman bridge. There are so many attractions and monuments to see in Cordoba. Whether it’s for two days, or a simple day trip.
Here are the unmissable places below.



The symbolic place of the city, as well as the main reason that will push you to visit Cordoba.
Truly impressive monuments, in terms of beauty and size.
We assure you that no photo can do justice to the Great Mosque of Cordoba.
The top place for what to see in Cordoba.


Cordoba Roman Bridge

It is located a short distance from the Mosque. As the name suggests, the bridge was built by the Romans, today a true historical-cultural testimony. It crosses the Rio Guadalquivir and connects the historic part of the city with the more modern one.
Beautiful and imposing, it offers magnificent views and views of the city. Along the route there are also remains of ancient mills.
On the opposite side, guarding the bridge, is the Torre de la Calahorra, a fortification of Islamic origin, now a museum and tower with panoramic views.
Open all year from 10:00 to 18:00. In summer until 8.30pm. Tickets for 8 songs and up cost €4.50. Free for under 8s.


Historical Center Cordoba

Among the top places on what to see in Cordoba, a visit to the Historic Center cannot be missed. A maze of streets and alleys that offers truly spectacular views and glimpses.
To be admired slowly, especially in spring, with the thousand colors of the flowers that adorn the narrow alleys. Above all, Calleja de Flores, which also offers a spectacular view of the Bell Tower.

La Judería is one of the most characteristic and colorful neighborhoods in all of Cordoba.
Narrow streets. Patios. Small synagogues. Bars and clubs… in what was once the Jewish quarter located between the Alcazar and the Great Mosque.


Alcazar and What to see in Cordoba

For those coming from Seville or Granada, the Alcazar de Cordoba would be a bit of a disappointment. The term of comparison with the illustrious palaces of Seville and Granada does not hold up.
Yet a visit to these parts is certainly worth it for the beautiful gardens, which will satisfy the sight of adults and children.

Alcazar de Cordoba is open from mid-June to September, from Tuesday to Sunday, from 8.15am to 2.45pm.
From October to mid-June, from Tuesday to Friday, from 08.15 to 20.00. Saturday until 6pm. Sunday until 2.45pm.
Always closed on Mondays.
The ticket costs €5.32 per adult (including management costs). Free for children up to 14 years of age.


Patios Festival of Cordoba Courtyard Festival

The Patios are one of the symbols of the city, declared an intangible heritage of humanity by UNESCO due to their importance.
These are the flowery courtyards that adorn the homes and palaces of the city, a real business card for those who entered the home.
Today they represent one of the main attractions of what to see in Cordoba during a holiday.

The best time to visit them is in spring, before or after the Courtyard Festival.
There are, however, patios open all year round that you can admire. More info from this link.


An ancient Renaissance palace with beautiful patios and gardens.
Inside the Palace you can admire the rooms belonging to the Villaseca family and later to the Marquis of Viana.
The highlight of the visit are certainly its 12 beautiful patios.
The palace can be visited all year round with variable times depending on the period.
The ticket to visit the Palace and the patios costs €12 at the standard rate.
The ticket to visit only the patios costs €8.
Children under 10 years old enter FREE.


Cordoba Corredera Square

Beautiful quadrilateral-shaped square that dates back to the 17th century and which at least in shape recalls the beautiful Plaza Major in Madrid.
The name of the square brings to mind the bullfight that once took place in this very place.
The arcades host numerous bars and clubs, ideal for a stop.
In our opinion the Square is one of the places not to be missed on what to see in Cordoba in a day.

A couple of minutes’ walk away you can admire the columns and remains of an ancient Roman Temple.


You say Andalusia and you immediately think of Flamenco. If you have decided to spend at least one night in the city, you absolutely must attend a Flamenco show in one of Cordoba’s tablaos. Often the program also includes a delicious tapas dinner.
From this link you can book your dinner-show.


Even children will have the opportunity to spend a wonderful holiday in Cordoba.
Gardens and patios will certainly attract their attention.
And of course the gastronomy. You must not miss tasting the legendary Churros, light and crumbly fried delights to be dipped strictly in chocolate.
Among the city parks, if you have some time available, you can admire the Jardines de la Merced, also ideal in summer to escape the heat among its tree-lined avenues.
They host a mosque and some games for the little ones.

Among the best gardens of what to see in Cordoba we cannot fail to mention the Jardines de la Victoria. Beautiful and well-kept, they host, among other things, the market of the same name and a large area with games for children.
A little further on, not to be missed, is the suggestive Puerta de Almodovar, with beautiful ancient walls and swimming pools.

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