Azahara Medina in Córdoba Guided Tour

Overview

In the early tenth century, Abd al-Rahman III, the Umayyad caliph of Córdoba, ordered the construction of Madinat al-Zahra, or “brilliant city” in Arabic.
Located approximately 8 km from Córdoba, this stunning array of elaborate structures and monuments was built as a testament to the power of the Caliph against his adversaries. They also functioned as official government structures.

Guided Tour (Bus): Board a sightseeing bus on site and head into the heart of the opulent city. Once there, check out the remarkable visitor center before heading north to explore each of the city’s main neighborhoods in turn.

Guided Tour (no bus): Start by visiting the wonderful visitor center where you can learn about Spain’s interesting Moorish past and take a video that essentially takes you back to this historic city in the tenth century. Later, head north to visit each of the city’s main districts separately.

Highlights

Take a trip to Azahara Medina, just outside of Córdoba, for a fascinating guided tour of this historic site. Explore the incredible architecture of this magnificent city, built as the seat of government of the Caliphate of Córdoba in the 10th century.

  • Explore the amazing palace city of Azahara Medina.
  • Learn about the site during a 1-hour stop at the visitor center.
  • Get an insight into the daily life of the city in the 10th century.

Included/Excluded

  • Transportation in a tourist bus (Córdoba - Azahara Medina - Córdoba)
  • Transportation at Azahara Medina, from visitor centre to main monuments
  • Tour guide
  • Entrance
  • Additional food and drinks

Tour Plan

What To Expect

You have two options to visit this amazing place: a tour with or without a tourist bus.

Meeting point

Meeting point may vary depending on the option booked.

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Additional Info
  • What to bring : Comfortable shoes, Hat, Drinks, Comfortable clothes.
  • Live tour guide Spanish.
Cancellation Policy

To receive a full refund, cancel up to 24 hours in advance.

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