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THE GREAT MOSQUE

This awesome monument is located right opposite from our apartment, just crossing the roman bridge. The Mosque-Cathedral of Cordoba is the most important monument of all the Western Islamic world, and one of the most amazing in the world. The evolution of the “Omeya” style in Spain is resumed in the history of the Mosque […]

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MEDINA AZAHARA: MUSLIM COMPLEX BUILD IN 936

THE IMPORTANT DEPOSIT OF MEDINA AZAHARA IS FOUND AT ABOUT 7 KM FROM THE CITY OF CORDOBA.

Visiting it is considered essential for all those interested in the hispanic-muslim legacy in the city of Cordoba and by extension in Al-Andalus.

It’s the perfect complement for the visit of the Cordoba Mosque. The importance of the city in history, is appreciated from the visit of the two large monuments that have persisted until our days, the Mosque and the city of Medina Azahara.

The history of Medina Azahara starts with Abderraman, III, and his decision to build a city in the outskirts of Cordoba, between the years 936 and 976. City that in conjunction will unite the administrative and residential tasks of the caliphate.

 

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INFO

Location: Ctra. Palma Del Río, Km 5.5

Timetable: 9:00 am – 07:30 pm

Event ticket price:

Free UE / Rest 1,50 €
SHUTTLE BUS: – 2,10 € / Children of 5-12 years: 1,50 €
DAILY BUS TO MEDINA AZAHARA: – The SHUTTLE service includes: 8,50 € / Children of 5-12 years: 4,25 €

Web: http://www.medinaazahara.org/en/