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Alcázar of Córdoba and Jewish Quarter Walking Tour with Local Guide

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Discover the Three Cultures of Cordoba on this 3-hour combo tour. Explore the Jewish quarter of Cordoba and its main highlights such as the Souk and Chapel of San Bartolomé. Enjoy a visit to the famous Alcazar of Cordoba with skip-the-line access.

Highlights
  • Skip the line at the Alcazar of Cordoba and learn about its rich history
  • Admire the beauty of this former Visigoth fortress that was a palace of the Catholic Kings and its gardens
  • Explore the picturesque Jewish quarter, where jewish, muslims and catholics used to cohabite since the early middle ages
  • Stroll through the narrow winding streets, the Chapel of San Bartolomé, the Souk and the Synagogue of Cordoba in the Jewish quarter

Description

Meet your guide in downtown Cordoba for a walking tour including skip-the-line tickets and guided visits to some of the most beautiful areas and monuments of the city.

The tour begins with a visit of the Jewish Quarter, the most famous part of Cordoba's historic centre, which was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Follow your passionate guide through the narrow streets and learn about the history and settlement of the Sephardim population in Cordoba.

Step inside the richly decorated Chapel of San Bartolomé, an old synagogue that was converted into a chapel with mixed Christian and Arabic style.

Then, visit the Souk of Cordoba located in a Mudejar style building of the eighteen century. This is a very typical craftwork market where craftsmen of Cordoba gather to sell their leather, ceramics and precious metals such as gold and silver.

Discover the Synagogue of Cordoba, an incredible religious monument that dates back to the 14th century, and decorated according to the best Mudejar tradition, and see a typical Andalusí house from the 12th century.

Next point of interest is the Caliphal Baths of Cordoba, from the old Arabic Palace of Cordoba, dating back to the 10th century.

After visiting the most emblematic monuments of the Jewish Quarter, you will enjoy a visit to the magnificent Alcazar de los Reyes Cristianos, former residence of the Christian kings. Get straight to the magnificent medieval fortress, which features a castle, the most beautiful gardens and a moorish bathhouse.

With your guide, you will explore the little alleys of the palace, rooms full of roman mosaics, meeting rooms where important character as Columbus came to talk with the kings and discover all their secrets. You will also see that it is possible to see traces of the old Roman castle and of the Arabic palace that were here before.

You will also stroll through the enchanting Arabic-Christian style gardens of the Palace. Marvel at its differentiated terraces, the rose gardens, the statues are of Isabella and Ferdinand, the Catholic Monarchs, the large pools and fountains and much more.

After the tours ends in Alcazar, you can choose to go home or spend more time on-site on your own.

Please note

  • Children aged 10 years old and below are free of charge.

Includes

  • Entrance to the Synagogue, St. Bartholome Chapel

  • Entrance to the Alcazar of Córdoba

  • Spanish-speaking guide

  • English-speaking guide
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Alcázar of Córdoba and Jewish Quarter Walking Tour with Local Guide

Duration: 3 hour(s)
Available: Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat and Sun
Pick-up: Not available
Inclusions: Entrance to the Synagogue, St. Bartholome Chapel / Entrance to the Alcazar of Córdoba / Spanish-speaking guide / English-speaking guide
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Schedule

Starting time: 10:30 - 11:30 (Show more)
  • 10:15

    Meet Your Guide at Angel de Saavedra Street, 5

  • 10:30

    Jewish Quarter and the Chapel of San Bartolome

    Begin your cultural experience with the Jewish Quarter, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO and the most famous part of Córdoba's historic center. Then make your way to the Chapel of San Bartolome, a 15th-century funerary chapel that holds both Christian and Arabic designs.

  • Souk of Córdoba and Synagogue of Córdoba

    Visit the Souk of Córdoba, a typical Arabic marketplace where you can purchase leather, ceramic and metal craft work. Followed by a visit to the Synagogue of Córdoba which has stood since the 14th century.

  • Alcazar de los Reyes Cristianos

    This structure was where Christian kings resided since the 14th century. Here you will learn the secrets behind its walls, see the intricate gardens. At the end of the tour, you will have the option to go home or spend more leisure time on-site.

  • 13:00

    Tour Ends at Alcazar de los Reyes Cristianos

  • 11:15

    Meet Your Guide at Gate of Forgiveness of the Mosque-Cathedral of Córdoba

  • 11:30

    Jewish Quarter and the Chapel of San Bartolome

    Begin your cultural experience with the Jewish Quarter, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO and the most famous part of Córdoba's historic center. Then make your way to the Chapel of San Bartolome, a 15th-century funerary chapel that holds both Christian and Arabic designs.

  • Soul of Córdoba and Synagogue of Córdoba

    Visit the Souk of Cordoba, a typical Arabic marketplace where you can purchase leather, ceramic and metal craft work. Followed by a visit to the Synagogue of Córdoba which has stood since the 14th century and the Caliphal Baths of the old Arabic Palace, also a declared UNESCO World Heritage site.

  • Alcazar de los Reyes Cristianos

    This structure was where Christian kings resided since the 14th century. Here you will learn the secrets behind its walls, see the intricate gardens and Moorish bathhouses. At the end of the tour, you will have the option to go home or spend more leisure time on-site.

  • 14:00

    Tour Ends at Alcazar de los Reyes Cristianos

  • (For Check-In) Calle Ángel de Saavedra, No. 5 (Calle Ángel de Saavedra, 5 14003 Córdoba Spain) Time: 10:15:00

  • (For Check-Out) Alcazar de Cordoba (Alcazar of the Christian Monarchs, Plaza Campo Santo de los Mártires, Córdoba, Spain) Time: 13:00:00

Check-in Time & Location

  • (For Check-In) Calle Ángel de Saavedra, No. 5 (Calle Ángel de Saavedra, 5 14003 Córdoba Spain) Time: 10:15:00

Check-out Time & Location

  • (For Check-Out) Alcazar de Cordoba (Alcazar of the Christian Monarchs, Plaza Campo Santo de los Mártires, Córdoba, Spain) Time: 13:00:00

  • (For Check-In) Mosque-Cathedral of Córdoba (Calle del Cardenal Herrero, 1 14003 Córdoba Spain) Time: 11:15:00

  • (For Check-Out) Alcazar de Cordoba (Alcazar of the Christian Monarchs, Plaza Campo Santo de los Mártires, Córdoba, Spain) Time: 14:00:00

Check-in Time & Location

  • (For Check-In) Mosque-Cathedral of Córdoba (Calle del Cardenal Herrero, 1 14003 Córdoba Spain) Time: 11:15:00

Check-out Time & Location

  • (For Check-Out) Alcazar de Cordoba (Alcazar of the Christian Monarchs, Plaza Campo Santo de los Mártires, Córdoba, Spain) Time: 14:00:00

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Notes

Required Items to Bring & Attire
  • Walking shoes

  • Comfortable clothing

Additional Note(s)
  • The tour is also available in Spanish.

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Cancellation Policy

  • Any cancellations made between 2 business days (10:30:00 local time) to 1 business days (10:30:00 local time) prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 50% of the total amount.

  • Any cancellations made within 1 business days of your activity (after 10:30:00 local time) will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.

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