Consorcio de Turismo de Córdoba
Calahorra tower, next to the Roman bridge. Cordoba.
The defence of the honour of the family
It was built by Henry II of Trastámara as a means of defence against his brother Peter I (Peter the Cruel). It lies on what was once an Arabian castle.
It has a Latin cross plan with three arms formed by square towers joined by quarter cylinders and finished off with crenellations. It comprises of 8 rooms and houses the three cultures museum. It lies next to the Roman bridge and has been the site of many a battle. It houses the Museo Vivo de Al-Andalus (Al-Andalus Living Museum), by the Paradigma Cordoba Foundation.
- Construction: Tower
- Artistic period: Gothic
- Historic period: 14th century
- Setting: Roman bridge.
- From Oct 01 to Apr 30
From Monday to SundayFrom 10:00 AM to 06:00 PM
- From May 01 to Sep 30
From 10:00 AM to 02:00 PM From 04:30 PM to 08:30 PM
- Closing days: Monday
- General: €4,50
- Reduced: €3