Guided tour

Cordoba: Jewish Quarter and Mosque-Cathedral Guided Tour

Activity provider: Konexion Tours

Cordoba: Jewish Quarter and Mosque-Cathedral Guided Tour

Activity provider: Konexion Tours
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From US$ 32.13 per person

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Explore the history and monuments, including the Great Mosque-Cathedral and the Jewish Quarter, in Cordoba on a guided walking tour.

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Duration 2 hours
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Live tour guide
English, French, Spanish
Wheelchair accessible

Experience

Highlights
  • Explore the history of Cordoba through its main monuments
  • Stroll through the narrow streets of the old Jewish Quarter
  • Immerse yourself in a typical Andalusian atmosphere, stopping at decorative squares and streets to admire the buildings
  • Go to the stunning Great Mosque-Cathedral, a former mosque that was converted to a Catholic cathedral after the Christian Conquest
  • Admire a stunning labyrinth of beautiful columns, double arcades and horseshoe arches in the Mosque-Cathedral interior
Full description

Explore the history of Cordoba on an approximately 2-hour walking tour of its main monuments. Available in Spanish, English and French, the guided tour departs from the Monument to the Lovers in the historic heart of the city.

Visit the Synagogue, where the main door is profusely decorated with Mudejar plasterwork, and 3 small balconies form a trefoil archway with inscriptions from the psalms. 

Stroll through the complex network of small streets that make up the historic Jewish Quarter, enjoying the typical Andalusian flavor, and stop in decorative squares and streets to take in the sights.

End your tour at the Great Mosque-Cathedral of Cordoba, where the mixture of architectural styles reveal 9 centuries of Cordoba history. Go inside to see the labyrinth of beautiful columns, double arcades and horseshoe arches. 

Discover how a Catholic cathedral was constructed inside the Islamic mosque, with Byzantine mosaics crafted from marble.

At the end of the tour, at approximately 14:30, your guide will be happy to point you in the direction of local restaurants and taverns should you wish to sample some authentic Andalusian tapas.

Includes
  • Live guide
  • Audio Receivers to listen to the guide inside the Mosque-Cathedral
  • Entrance fees
  • Food and drink
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

Meet your guide at the Monument to Lovers, a sculpture with two hands with a bank and gardens around to begin your tour. It's near the Almudaina restaurant.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes

Not allowed

  • Luggage or large bags
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.6 /5

based on 411 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.7/5
  • Value for money
    4.4/5
  • Service
    4.6/5
  • Organization
    4.5/5

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A must-do for anyone visiting Cordoba! The walking tour was very informative and interesting. The visit to the mezquita was amazing, definitely worth it to have a guide discussing all the cultural and religious significance of the interior of the mosque/cathedral rather than wander around aimlessly. Esther was a knowledgable guide and spoke really great English, and volunteered to take pictures for guests. Highly recommend climbing the bell tower next door, not included in this excursion but something to do when your tour is over.

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July 5, 2022

We were fortunate to have our guide, Angel, to ourselves for the tour through the Jewish Quarter. Angel was personable, knowledgeable and entertaining. He pointed out many interesting facts and brief histories for us. Although we had to share Angel doting the tour of the Mosque, again the tour was excellent.

October 26, 2021

Nice

At first we had difficulries to listen to the guide, because we didn't have headphones and there was many noise on the street , we were releaved when they gave us the headphones just before entering the mosque. Our guide was nice,telling many details of architecture and history. It' pitty though, that the tour didn't include Averroes status.

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August 17, 2019

Product ID: 28530