Contact details

Puente Romano s/n
14009  Córdoba, Cordoba  (Andalusia)
Tel.:+34 957293929
Fax.:+34 957202677




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.

Practical information


  • From 10:00 to 14:00 From 16:30 to 20:30
  • Public holidays and Sunday From 10:00 to 14:00 From 16:30 to 20:30
  • From May 01 to Sep 30
  • From 10:00 to 14:00 From 16:30 to 20:30
  • Closing days: Monday


  • General: €4,50
  • Reduced: €3


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