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  • Medina Azahara. Córdoba.

    Art | Monuments


    … Carretera de Palma del Río Km. 5,5. 14071. Córdoba. Cordoba. (Andalusia) Fax.: +34 957352867 | E-mail: madinatalzahra.ccul@juntadeandalucia.es. www.museosdeandalucia.es/culturaydeporte/museos. The city of the caliphs. It was built at the wish of the Caliph Abd-al Rahman III, using the money bequeath…

  • Great Mosque of Cordoba. Córdoba.

    Art | Monuments


    … Calle Cardenal Herrero 1. 14003. Córdoba. Cordoba. (Andalusia) Tel.: +34 957470512 | +34 957479170 | www.catedraldecordoba.es. The mosque-cathedral. The Great Mosque of Cordoba is a mixture of architectural styles superimposed on one another over the nine centuries its construction and renovations l…

  • Palace of the Marquises of Viana. Córdoba.

    Art | Monuments


    … Plaza Don Gome 2. 14001. Córdoba. Cordoba. (Andalusia) Fax.: +34 957497413 | E-mail: info@palaciodeviana.com. www.palaciodeviana.com. The palace museum. This palace museum has an extensive collection of items from Cordoba including furniture and coffered objects. It is generally an austere building.…

  • Roman Bridge and Gate. Córdoba.

    Art | Monuments


    … Ronda de Isasa s/n. 14003. Córdoba. Cordoba. (Andalusia) www.turismodecordoba.org. The scene of a great many historic battles. This bridge links the city with Calahorra castle and it is believed that it was built by Julius Caesar. It underwent several modifications in 918. It was extremely important…

  • Cordoba City Walls. Córdoba.

    Art | Monuments


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

  • Plaza de la Corredera Square. Córdoba.

    Art | Monuments


    … 14002. Córdoba. Cordoba. (Andalusia) www.turismodecordoba.org. The entrance to the amphitheatre. It is thought to be entrance to the amphitheatre during Roman times as remains have been found. It is rectangular and follows the model of the traditional Castilian Plaza Mayor square. It is the only one…

  • Alcázar fortress of the Christian Monarchs. Córdoba.

    Art | Monuments


    … Calle Caballerizas Reales s/n. 14004. Córdoba. Cordoba. (Andalusia) E-mail: turismo@ayuncordoba.es. www.turismodecordoba.org. 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. Thi…

  • Royal Stables. Córdoba.

    Art | Monuments


    … Calle Caballerizas Reales, 1. Córdoba. Cordoba. (Andalusia) http://www.turismodecordoba.org/. This attractive building in Cordoba was built by order of Philip II in 1570 on part of the site of the city's Alcázar fortress. In fact it shares a distinct military character with the royal fortification. …

  • Royal Butchery. Priego de Córdoba.

    Art | Monuments


    … Calle San Luis s/n. 14800. Priego de Córdoba. Cordoba. (Andalusia) E-mail: informacion@turismodepriego.com . http://www.turismodepriego.com/. Destined for sacrifice of hostages such as the abattoir and market in the XVI century.Designed by Francisco del Castillo. The main front is mannerist in style…

  • Synagogue. Córdoba.

    Art | Monuments


    … Calle Judíos 20. 14004. Córdoba. Cordoba. (Andalusia) www.turismodecordoba.org. The splendour of the medieval period. This synagogue and the Tránsito one in Toledo are two of the most representative examples of the medieval period. It is quite small and its entrance is through a courtyard. The main …

  • Cordoba Archaeological Museum. Córdoba.

    Art | Museums


    … Plaza Jerónimo Páez 7. 14003. Córdoba. Cordoba. (Andalusia) Fax.: +34 957355534 | E-mail: museoarqueologicocordoba.ccul@juntadeandalucia.es. http://www.juntadeandalucia.es/cultura/museos/. Cultural encounter. The Cordoba Archaeological Museum houses a wide-ranging collection from prehistoric times t…

  • Ethnobotanical and Botanical Garden Museum. Córdoba.

    Art | Museums


    … Avenida de Linneo s/n. 14004. Córdoba. Cordoba. (Andalusia) Fax.: +34 957295333 | E-mail: info@jardinbotanicodecordoba.com. www.jardinbotanicodecordoba.com. The importance of plants. This museum has a major collection of paleobotanical fossils representing all the geological ages. Created in 1980, t…

  • Gardens of the Alcázar Fortress of the Christian Monarchs. Córdoba.

    Art | Historic gardens


    … Calle de las Caballerizas Reales, s/n. 14004. Córdoba. Cordoba. (Andalusia) Fax.: +34 957204333 | E-mail: museos@ayuncordoba.es . http://cultura.cordoba.es/es/equipamientos/alcazar-de-los-reyes-cristianos-1. The Fortress gardens were laid on three clearly differentiated terraces with the following d…

  • View of Patio de los Naranjos (Orange Tree Courtyard), Cordoba Cathedral/Great Mosque. Córdoba.

    Art | Historic gardens


    … Calle Cardenal Herrero 1. 14003. Córdoba. Cordoba. (Andalusia) www.catedraldecordoba.es. This could be considered Europe’s oldest “living” garden, given that it was established alongside the initial works on the Great Mosque, under Abd al-Rahman I in 784. It is an enclosed area measuring approximate…

  • Viana Palace gardens. Córdoba.

    Art | Historic gardens


    … Plaza De Don Gome 2. 14001. Córdoba. Cordoba. (Andalusia) Fax.: +34 957497413 | E-mail: info@palaciodeviana.com. http://www.palaciodeviana.com/.   The Roman tradition of the impluvium, combined with the Arab culture, gave rise to the Andalusian courtyard or patio, a protected interior area that serv…

  • Cordoba Botanical Gardens. Córdoba.

    Art | Historic gardens


    … Avenida de Linneo s/n. 14004. Córdoba. Cordoba. (Andalusia) Fax.: +34 957295333 | E-mail: info@jardinbotanicodecordoba.com. www.jardinbotanicodecordoba.com. The Cordoba Botanical Gardens were inaugurated in 1987 and are primarily for educational and scientific use. This is clear from the layout, wit…

  • Cordoba Grand Theatre. Córdoba.

    Art | Monuments


    … Avenida de Gran Capitán 3. 14008. Córdoba. Cordoba. (Andalusia) E-mail: granteatro.publicidad@ayuncordoba.es. www.teatrocordoba.com. Córdoba's Grand Theatre designed by the architect Amadeo Rodríguez, was officially opened on the 13th of April 1873 with the zarzuela (Spanish operetta) Marta, perform…

  • La Merced Convent. Córdoba.

    Art | Monuments


    … Plaza de Colón, s/n. 14001. Córdoba. Cordoba. (Andalusia) http://www.turismodecordoba.org. Christopher Columbus's residence. Christopher Columbus stayed in this convent whilst he was waiting to be seen by the Catholic Monarchs. Its main Baroque altarpiece was destroyed by a fire. It was founded in t…

  • Sagrarium Chapel of La Asunción Church. Priego de Córdoba.

    Art | Monuments


    … Calle Abad Palomino s/n. 14800. Priego de Córdoba. Cordoba. (Andalusia) E-mail: turismo@aytopriegodecordoba.es. http://www.turismodepriego.com. An important Baroque work of art.Found inside the church of Asunción. Work of Francisco Javier Pedrajas, between 1772 and 1784. The chapel has an octagonal …

  • Casa de las Campanas House. Córdoba.

    Art | Monuments


    … Calle Siete Revueltas 1, Barrio de Santiago. 14002. Córdoba. Cordoba. (Andalusia) www.turismodecordoba.org. The House of the Siete Revueltas. Located in the neighbourhood of Santiago and once the ancestral house of Pedro de Montemayor. It must have been a grand house, but only the facade remains as …

  • Priego de Córdoba Castle. Priego de Córdoba.

    Art | Monuments


    … Calle Abad Palomino s/n. 14800. Priego de Córdoba. Cordoba. (Andalusia) E-mail: turismo@aytopriegodecordoba.es. www.aytopriegodecordoba.es. Arab fortress, reformed during the XII and XIV centuries.Its military character gives it an austere appearance.Formed by a walled perimeter with quadrangle and …

  • Christ of the Lanterns. Córdoba.

    Art | Monuments


    … Plaza de los Capuchinos. 14001. Córdoba. Cordoba. (Andalusia) www.turismodecordoba.org. El Cristo de los Dolores. This monument was crafted by Friar Diego José de Cádiz, from the Capuchin-Franciscan Order. It was originally called Cristo de los Desagravios y Misericordia. It is situated in one of th…

  • Casa del Bailío House. Córdoba.

    Art | Monuments


    … Cuesta del Bailío, 3. 14001. Córdoba. Cordoba. (Andalusia) E-mail: info@bibliotecavivadeal-andalus.org. www.bailio.com. This building once formed part of a great palace in the old part of the city of Cordoba. Its construction goes back to the partition of the city carried out by Ferdinand III after …

  • King’s Fountain. Priego de Córdoba.

    Art | Monuments


    … Calle del Río. 14800. Priego de Córdoba. Cordoba. (Andalusia) E-mail: turismo@aytopriegodecordoba.es. www.aytopriegodecordoba.es. Building work began in the XVI century and finished in the XIX century.Designed in Baroque style by Remigio del Mármol. Elongated with three ponds on different levels.The…