Cordoba has a lot for the curious traveller. The most famous sight is its Mezquita (mosque), declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1984. In 1994 UNESCO also added to its list of world heritage the historical center of Cordoba, and in 2012 the traditional Fiesta de los Patios Cordobeses was designated Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.
Aren’t these reasons enough to include this fabulous destination in your itinerary around Spain?
Have a look at my complete guide and decide for yourself!
A complete guide to Cordoba
Being so close to Seville, I’ve been countless times in Cordoba. I love its typical white alleys, decorated with colorful flower pots, are surrounded by exquisite gems of Islamic architecture.
I’m amazed every time I get an email from a reader asking me tips to visit the Mezquita and a small portion of the old town in just a few hours. I can’t help myself and I always reply “why don’t you consider spending a night there?“. That way you could explore other aspects of the city: the untouristy modern district; the Jewish quarter, with a small yet beautifully preserved synagogue; and the city’s sign of identity — its wonderful patios.
The following section is the ultimate travel guide to the city. You can find all the information that you need to know to help you plan a wonderful time exploring this great town.
Here is a complete summary of all the guide:
1. When to visit Cordoba
2. How many days to spend in Cordoba
3. How to get to Cordoba
4. How to move around Cordoba
5. Cordoba hotels: where to stay in Cordoba
6. What to eat in Cordoba
7. What to do in Cordoba
8. Tips to visit the Mezquita in Cordoba
9. How to buy tickets to the Mezquita in Cordoba
10. Mezquita tickets sold out. What can you do?
11. Is the Mezquita night visit worth it?
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