Discover Cordoba at your leisure with a City Sightseeing tour of the city
Córdoba has historically attracted travelers and civilizations because of its location on the banks of the Guadalquivir River, for its sunny climate and its natural resources. Romans, Arabs, Jews and Christians left their mark on the city of Cordoba with monumental buildings, works of art and advanced infrastructure. As a result, the historic center of the city brings a valuable cultural legacy declared in 1994 as a World Heritage Site by Unesco. A thirty monuments are distributed around the Mosque-Cathedral and make the historic center of Cordoba one of the largest in Europe.
Explore the vibrant, colorful city of Cordoba at your own pace
The period of greatest splendor of the city is attributed to the Muslim Cordoba, by the 10th century, when it was established as the capital of al-Andalus and Western cultural epicenter. The glare of Cordoba Umayyad boosted many advances in the fields of science, philosophy, medicine and art. The library of 400,000 volumes gathered by the Caliph Hakam II was just one of the multiples examples.
Visitors can marvel at the masterpieces of the Mezquita, the Alcazar de los Reyes Cristianos, the Torre de la Calahorra, the Palacio de la Merced and the Roman Temple and visit the city of Medina Azahara, built by the caliph Abd al-Rahman III in the image of his greatness. Its museums and cultural festivals are also among its attractions, with veteran Guitar Festival as the main exponent.
Folklore makes Cordoba a particularly colorful destination, especially in spring, when his most famous concatenates holidays: Easter, the Crosses of May, the Festival of the patios and the May Fair.
Plenty of things to do Cordoba – discover the city with the City Sightseeing routes!
The sightseeing tour of City Sightseeing Cordoba allows travelers know about this rich heritage and rich history in a single tour of 1 hour and 20 minutes long, accompanied by commentaries in 10 languages (plus Spanish kids commentary). Or delve into all this up and down in any of the 17 stops located on the main attractions during the validity of the ticket.