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Córdoba

Córdoba

Cordoba Hotel Reviews

Reviews of eight of the prestigious hotels of Córdoba. The city has its fair share of historic hotels, as well as some excellent modern ones, and in all sizes, so there’s something to suit everyone tastes and needs, all within easy reach of the star attraction – the mosque-within-a-church.

Hostals & Hostels Cordoba

Cordoba city makes up part of Andalucia's Golden Triangle due to its' world heritage status and stunning Moorish architecture, beautifully demonstrated through the spectacular Islamic Mezquita (mosque) of Cordoba. Most accommodation is conveniently located in the city centre with quick and easy access on foot to the Mezquita, Alcazar or one of the many great museums.

Apartment Rentals in Cordoba

Renting apartments in Cordoba could not be easier as there are a large range of apartments available to visitors for all budgets and needs. Most will be situated near the the City's main attractions and would therefore be perfect for a city break.

Hotels in Cordoba

Cordoba is one of Andalucia’s most atmospheric cities, with its low-rise white-washed buildings, famous flower-filled patios and multicultural heritage – a melting pot of Islam, Judaism and Christianity. As well as the famous Mezquita, once the largest mosque in the world, you can wander the maze of streets in the Juderia.

Mosque / Cathedral of Córdoba city

The Mezquita (Mosque) dates back to the 10th century when Córdoba reached its zenith under a new emir, Abd ar-Rahman III who was one of the great rulers of Islamic history. At this time Córdoba was the largest, most prosperous cities of Europe, outshining Byzantium and Baghdad in science, culture and the arts. The development of the Great Mosque paralleled these new heights of splendour.

Cordoba City

Cordoba was founded by the Romans and due to its strategic importance as the highest navigable point of the Guadalquivir River, it became a port city of great importance, used for shipping Spanish olive oil, wine and wheat back to Ancient Rome. The Romans built the mighty bridge crossing the river, now called "El Puente Romano".

Flamenco in Cordoba

The options are a tour of the famous Cordoba Mosque-Cathedral, a tour of the Juderia, the old Jewish Quarter in Cordoba, a tour around Roman Cordoba, a Sephardic tour of Jewish Heritage in Cordoba, and a cool night time Cordoba walking tour.

Hammam

Enjoy 1.5 hours of ultimate relaxation at Cordoba’s alluring Arabian baths, Hammam Al Ándalus! The tranquil haven exudes understated Arabian opulence at its finest, with features like candle-lit walkways, thermal plunge pools and a steam room.

Tapas Tours in Cordoba

Andalucia is justifiably famous for its excellent gastronomic scene. Using first-class ingredients grown throughout the region and caught along its extensive coastline, such as jamon iberico, tomatoes and prawns, cutting-edge dishes are prepared and presented with typically Spanish flair and innovation, although the simple produce - cheese, olives, almonds - are delicious enough to provide superb simple snacks too.

Things to do

In Cordoba you can enjoy doing many activities: tapas, gardens, parks, golf, water parks, shopping, zoo, guided tours, arab baths, art galleries and more.

Cordoba Mosque Cathedral Hotels

Cordoba´s Mezquita, once the largest mosque in the world, is the most well-known and outstanding monument in Cordoba. In order to truly experience the mezquita and its surroundings, we think that the best thing to do is to stay in a hotel nearby, possibly with spectacular views of this terrific building.

Getting around

There is not usually much difficulty in finding a taxi when you need it. They are always white and have a logo on the door which displays their official number. Learn enough Spanish to explain where you are going as most drivers won't speak English. The meter marks up the basic fare, however a supplement may be added after midnight and during fiestas or public holidays.

Madinat al-Zahra

Madinat al-Zahra was declared a UNESCO world heratige site on 1st July 2018. We are in the year 400 of the Hegira, 1010 AD of our era. On the southern slopes of Jebel al-Arus, the Bride's Mountain, the marble, jasper and precious metals of the city of Madinat al-Zahra gleam in the morning sun among silver-leafed olive groves.

Tours in Cordoba

The options are a tour of the famous Cordoba Mosque-Cathedral, a tour of the Juderia, the old Jewish Quarter in Cordoba, a tour around Roman Cordoba, a Sephardic tour of Jewish Heritage in Cordoba, and a cool night time Cordoba walking tour.

Cordoba City Carnival

The city of Córdoba has a recipe all its own when it comes to the carnival. Whereas it is common to elect a King and Queen of the carnival, in Córdoba history is honoured with the selection of a Sultan and a Sultana. If you are a fan of carnival celebrations, this is definitely one corner of Andalucia worth exploring this time of year.

Art Galleries

Art Galleries in Córdoba: Museo de Bellas Artes, Museo Taurino, Sala de Exposiciones Museísticas CajaSur, Centro Cultural Gran Capitán, Iglesia de la Magdalena, Casa Museo Arte sobre Piel, Sala Vimcorsa, Góngora Arte, AFOCO, Galería Clave, Galeria Carlos Bermúdez and more.

Shopping Centres in Cordoba

Andalucia is not alone in its quest for the convenience of large out-of-town shopping centres or commercial centres ( centros comerciales) . Over the past five years shopping centres in Andalucia have become increasingly prevalent and in Andalucia today they form an integral part of most peoples’ shopping experience.