On this tour, we will enter the heart of the most visited, important and beautiful monument of Cordoba: its old Aljama Mosque and current Cathedral. This architectural complex was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1985. It is currently one of the oldest temples in the world of continued use since the eighth century AD, whose construction began the Emir of Andalusia Abderramán I.
Together with our guide in Spanish, we will go through all the extensions that the building suffered during 200 years, throughout the reign of the different emirs and caliphs of Cordoba. We will explain in detail its history, art and curiosities; We will see what illustrious characters are buried in this space and we will contemplate the cathedral that rises in the center of the building.
A must visit inside the Mosque-Cathedral of Cordoba that will not leave you indifferent!
- What Will You DoCome and discover the jewel par excellence of the city of Cordoba with our Tour Mezquita-Catedral de Córdoba, an essential walk through its interior to know the history and secrets of the most important monument of the capital and of all the Andalusian architecture.
- What To Expect- How has the Mosque of Cordoba evolved historically and artistically since its construction more than 1,300 years ago?
- How many Andalusian monarchs participated in the construction of the mosque?
- On what other temple was it placed?
- Why is the Mosque of Cordoba one of the few in the world that was not oriented towards Mecca?
- What Byzantine emperor collaborated in the realization of the mihrab built by the caliph Al-Hakam II?
- How many people could pray inside the old mosque at its maximum extension?
- What Castilian-Leonese kings came to be buried in the Royal Chapel?
- How was a cathedral placed inside an old mosque?
- What famous Cordovan poet and dramatist is buried in the Mosque-Cathedral?
- Why is there a centenary elephant tusk hanging from one of the skylights of the Mezquita-Catedral?
- What Is Included- Guide in Spanish
- Radioreceptors (in case of groups larger than 9 people)