Alcázar fortress of the Christian Monarchs
Calle Caballerizas Reales s/n
14004 Córdoba, Cordoba (Andalusia)
The residence of Ferdinand and Isabella
The Catholic Monarchs reigned from this palace-fortress for eight years, and the Infantes María and Don Juan were also born here.
This building was the royal residence of the Christian monarchs and subsequently the site of the Courts of the Holy Offices, a civil prison, and finally a military prison. It is set among magnificent gardens, including the garden known as the Avenue of the Monarchs which features statues of all the monarchs who had connections with the palace-fortress. It was declared a Historical Monument in 1931. The building is also part of the area declared a World Heritage site by UNESCO in 1994. Since 1986, its gardens have been protected by town planning laws. It stands on top of the remains of the former caliph's palace.
- Construction: Alcázar fortress
- Artistic period: Gothic
- Historic period: 14th century
- Setting: Mosque, Calahorra tower
- Monday From 08:30 to 20:15
- From Tuesday to Friday From 08:30 to 20:45
- From Saturday to - From 08:30 to 20:15
- Public holidays and Sunday From 08:30 to 20:15
- Closing days: Monday
- General: €4,5
- Reduced: €2,25
- Admission free De martes a viernes de 8.30 a 9.30 h.
- Children: Admission free