Guided tour

Cordoba: Medina Azahara 3–Hour Guided Tour

4.7 / 5

69 reviews

Cordoba: Medina Azahara 3–Hour Guided Tour

From US$ 18.14 per person

Discover the city built by Abderramán III in the 10th century. A place full of stories and legends that will bring you back in the period of Cordoba's maximum splendor.

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Duration 3 hours
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  • Discover every corner of this bright city
  • Step back in time into the 10th century
  • Discover the secrets of the city preserved in the museum
  • Enjoy a visit to the museum with an experienced guide
Full description
Either travel with the group from Cordoba or meet the group directly at the Medina Azahara, depending on what option you have chosen. At the archaeological site, you will learn about the historical context of the city and see every corner and nook that can be visited. This unique place full of legends will help you understand why Medina Azahara was called the Shining City. After this visit, continue to the visitor center where you can see the museum with more than 160 original pieces of Medina Azahara. Your guide will accompany you and show you the most important elements. The visit will end with a video in which the city is represented as it would be in the 10th century.
  • Local guide
  • Monument entrance fee including VAT
  • Bus from Cordoba to Medina Azahara (if option selected)
  • Food and drinks
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sun hat
  • Water

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  • Take into consideration bringing drinks and wearing comfortable clothes and shoes
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4.7 /5

based on 69 reviews

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Site très intéressant à visiter, d'autant que la guide apportait beaucoup de contenu. Et le film en salle dans la partie musée, après la visite sur le site de la <median à proprement parler, est particulièrement intéressant aussi : il ai de à bien reboucler avec ce qui a été présenté par la guide en amont. Je recommande.

November 18, 2021


Our guide Samuel was very preparated and kind.

July 12, 2019


May 6, 2019

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