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Contact details

Calle Cairuán y Ronda Marrubial
14001  Córdoba, Cordoba  (Andalusia)
www.turismodecordoba.org

Location

Autonomous region:
Andalusia

Province/Island:
Cordoba

Córdoba

Description

The defence of the town.

The Arab wall surrounded and fortified the town but today only a stretch of the wall and some of its entrances remain.

Gateways surviving in the wall are: Seville Gate, dating from the 10th century, located between Puerta de Sevilla street and Avenida del Corregidor; Almodóvar, or Jews’ Gate and Puente Gate, next to the Cathedral which was rebuilt in the 16th century. Two arches can still be seen in the old town – Portillo and Belén.

Construction:
Walls

Historic period:
10th century

Setting:
Monuments in the old quarter.

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