Travels

1. The Mezquita (Mosque)

This once Cathedral and mosque in one is the main attraction in Cordoba. There are about 30mins queues for a ticket and entry and we whizzed round it in about 30mins but if you like to take your time you can do. Its mostly just an empty hall with many arches, a few artefacts to read about and that’s about it.

Adult €8.00
From 10.00 a.m. to 7.00 p.m. from Monday to Saturday,
From 8:30 a.m. to 11.30 p.m.
and 3.00 p.m. to 7.00 p.m. Sundays and holidays

Mezquita
Mezquita
Mezquita
Mezquita
Mezquita
Mezquita
Mezquita
Mezquita
Mezquita

2. Alcazar de los reyes cristianos

This is a small castle with beautiful gardens. Created in the Baroque period. Gardens are the best bit. Takes around an hour to walk around the whole thing.

Tue to Fri 08.30 to 20.45hrs, Sat 08.30 to 16.30hrs, Sun 08.30 to 1430 hrs
4,50 Euro.

Address: Calle de las Caballerizas Reales s/n

Alcazar
Alcazar
Alcazar
Alcazar
Alcazar
Alcazar
Alcazar

3. Callejon de las Flores

An ally way with pot plants on the white washed walls. The most photographed street in Cordoba. its very narrow and full of tourists so you have to be patient or come very early.



Callejon de las Flores
Callejon de las Flores

4. Torre de la calahorra

South side of this Roman bridge is a gate built by the Moors to defend the city from attack by his brother Pedro I.

Open: 10.00 to 14.00 and 16.30 to 20.30
3.00 euro

Torre de la calahorra
Torre de la calahorra

5. Madinat al-Zahra

Difficult to get to by public transport however there is a twice daily (Tue to Sun) dedicated bus (yellow with big red letters on side) service from the city centre to the site. We didn't go.
costs €8.50

Monday: Closed
Tuesday - Saturday: 10:00 - 20:30
Sunday: 10:00 - 14:00
Entrance: free

6. Palacio de Viana

This Palace, which was declared a National Monument and important Artistic Garden, has a surface of 6,500 m2, more than half of which is occupied by the garden and the rest by a building with two floors and two little entresols.

ADDRESS: Plaza de Don Gome 2
Monday Closed, Tues- Fri 10 – 7, Sat & Sun 10-3
Full visit : 8€, Patios only visit 5€

Palacio de Viana
Palacio de Viana
Palacio de Viana
Palacio de Viana
Palacio de Viana
Palacio de Viana
Palacio de Viana
Palacio de Viana
Palacio de Viana
Palacio de Viana
Palacio de Viana

7. Botanical Gardens

about a 30mins walk from Alcazar, 10-hectare "garden" with half dead plants everywhere, next to no flowers. The most depressing botanical garden I have ever been to. All they museums were close, cafe was closed but they were still happy to take our money. Dont bother.

Tues-Sun 10-2, Wed, Thur, Fri 20.30 - 24.00
Adults 3 €

Botnical
Botnical
Botnical

8. Patio Festival

Very popular festival in Cordoba where normal people open their patios to the public and enjoy. Lots of geraniums in brightly colour pots all over the streets.


Patio Festival
Patio Festival
Patio Festival
Patio Festival
Patio Festival
Patio Festival
Patio Festival
Patio Festival
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