Guided tour

Medina Azahara Guided Tour at Night

4.7 / 5

45 reviews

Activity provider: Cordoba a Pie

Medina Azahara Guided Tour at Night

Activity provider: Cordoba a Pie
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From US$ 15.29 US$ 12.23 per person

Explore the ruins of the former capital of al-Andalus at night on an evening tour of the medieval Medina Azahara palace-city. Learn about the importance of the site in the 10th and 11th centuries.

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Duration 2 hours
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  • Explore the ruins of the Medina Azahara at night
  • Learn about the former capital of al-Andalus
  • See the remains of palaces, mosques and formal gardens
Full description
Explore the former capital of al-Andalus on a guided tour of the Medina Azahara archaeological site, located on the outskirts of Córdoba. Learn about the Moorish history of Spain as you explore the remains of the medieval palace-city, built by Abd-ar-Rahman III al-Nasir when he was the Umayyad Caliph of Córdoba. Stroll around the ruins of the city under a star-filled sky and feel yourself transported back to the Middle Ages. You can book the tour with or without transportation from Córdoba for your convenience. Learn all the historical details of the city to get a better understanding of its importance and how it flourished for about 80 years in the 10th and 11th centuries. Appreciate its beauty in the soft evening light as you look at the remains of the palaces, mosques and formal gardens.
  • Round-trip transportation from Córdoba (if option selected)
  • Entrance tickets
  • Guided tour
  • Food and drinks
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

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 must bring your own headphones
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You must fill out a travel information form
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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4.7 /5

based on 45 reviews

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Being a living site, every time you visit it they teach you something new. It is worth it, even in summer, since the temperatures are bearable at night. A very dynamic visit. The explanations make the two hours go by very quickly. The audio system allows you not to have everyone glued to the guide.

August 27, 2020

We liked it very much only that there was no drink service or bathrooms and it was quite hot, otherwise perfect

July 18, 2022

The unbeatable experience, the tour is short due to the number of things we learn

June 25, 2022

Product ID: 163740