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Casa de Sefarad

Calle Judios S/N | Frente a la Sinagoga, 14004 Cordoba, Spain
+34 957 42 14 04
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We walked around the old Jewish quarter and we both moved by this tiny building standing as an... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
slow727
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Bourne End, United Kingdom
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We had a guided tour through this small, but eye opening museum. This enabled us to get even more... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jenny D
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“jewish life” (26 reviews)
“small museum” (22 reviews)
“sephardic jews” (12 reviews)
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Calle Judios S/N | Frente a la Sinagoga, 14004 Cordoba, Spain
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We walked around the old Jewish quarter and we both moved by this tiny building standing as an example of 2 religion living together in past timesMore

1  Thank slow727
Casa de Sefarad C, Gerente at Casa de Sefarad, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear friend, thank you very much for your visit and positive valoration. We are really satisfied by your comment as we aspire to move people, to make them feel about the things we talked in the Museum, not just having an intellectual approach. Kind regards,...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a guided tour through this small, but eye opening museum. This enabled us to get even more information than what was written around it and to ask questions about related issues. To which we received answers. We even had a performance of songs...More

Thank Jenny D
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

While my own roots are not Jewish, my Spanish family did immigrate to South America in the 1500's, so they may have been "convertos". This museum tour was so fascinating; the life of the Spanish Jews before, during, and after being expelled or "converted" was...More

1  Thank Linda T
Casa de Sefarad C, Gerente at Casa de Sefarad, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear friend, thank you very much for your visit and your passionate valoration. We are glad to make such an impression to our visitors, have they jewish roots or not. Kind regards, Esther Sánchez Casa de Sefarad Manager

Reviewed 25 August 2017

If one is exploring the sights in Spain to expand a knowledge of Jewish heritage, Cordoba will offer many places to explore and understand this cultural background.More

1  Thank bobbirm
Casa de Sefarad C, Gerente at Casa de Sefarad, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2017

Dear friend, thank you very much for your visit and valoration. We try recover the almost effaced memory of Judaism in Spain culture, history, life.... in order to remember and learn from our past, on ourselves and to take lessons for today's world. Kind regards,...More

Reviewed 24 August 2017

The Cassa de Sefarad is located on one of the narrow streets in the Cordoba Jewish Quarter.It is located in the former home of a Spanish Jew and contains many interesting items related to every day and religious Jewish life. Traditional clothing of the period...More

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Casa de Sefarad C, Gerente at Casa de Sefarad, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2017

Dear Esther, thank you very much for your visit and your positive review. We are glad you enjoyed the guided tour with Ramon. Our guides make special the experience of visiting us, and recover the almost erased Jewish legacy in our country. Kind regards, Esther...More

Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

This museum is a 'must see' for those interested in the Jewish history of Córdoba and Spain. There were exhibits on historical Jewish family life and the impact of the Spanish Inquisition set in a restored Jewish house in the ancient Jewish quarter. The museum...More

1  Thank LouLouK7
Casa de Sefarad C, Gerente at Casa de Sefarad, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2017

Dear friend, thank you very much for visiting us and for your enthusiastic valoration. We are really glad of the warm welcome people has given to our temporary exhibit on book burning. It will stay only one week more, as we are going to have...More

Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

This is a moving collection of Jewish clothing, ceramics, texts, musical instruments, and interpretations charting Jewish life in Córdoba prior to the Catholic atrocity of 1492. Most interpretative panels are in English as well as Spanish. These are lengthy but necessary and engaging reading. An...More

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Casa de Sefarad C, Gerente at Casa de Sefarad, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2017

Dear friend, thank you very much for visiting us and for your wonderful valoration. We do want people to read, think and be moved, exactly as you said. Our Museum can also be visited through guided tours in Spanish, English or French, including, sometimes, Sephardic...More

Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

Was so moving to read about the destruction of books and culture across the globe and across beliefs (or lack of). In this instance it impacted Jews. Very sad, but parallels through time. Time for diversity and inclusion, not hate and defeat.

1  Thank Ric B
Casa de Sefarad C, Gerente at Casa de Sefarad, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2017

Dear friend, thank you very much for visiting us and for your comments. We are glad you appreciated our Museum and the temporary exhibit on Book destruction. We agree on your conclusions. Kind regards, Esther Sánchez Casa de Sefarad Manager

Reviewed 24 June 2017

In the heart of Judería (Jewish Quarter), this “house” used to be connected to the Synagogue (Sinagoga), and is now a museum devoted to Sephardic (Iberian Peninsula Jewish) tradition. Different rooms detail domestic crafts, rituals, music, prominent Jews, and, of course, the Spanish Inquisition, ethnic...More

1  Thank DeanMurphy2020
Casa de Sefarad C, Gerente at Casa de Sefarad, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2017

Dear friend, thank you very much for your visit and positive valoration. The only thing we can add to your wonderful explanation is that we offer, on demand, guided tours in Spanish, English or French that sometimes include Sephardic chants singing. Kind regards, Esther Sánchez...More

Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

Brilliant informative passionate guide made not only the complex history of the Jews in Spain accessible but also the whole melting pot of faiths that make up the DNA of the Spaniards. A must do tour.More

1  Thank faygl
Casa de Sefarad C, Gerente at Casa de Sefarad, responded to this reviewResponded 17 June 2017

Dear friend, thank you very much for visiting us and for remarkable valoration. We really want to transmit passion on the subjects we talk about, because our Museum doesn't want to be "just" a History museum, but it's focused on Memory, a living, individual and...More

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Carly M
22 December 2015|
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Response from Fdo10 | Reviewed this property |
Hi. We were there on Sunday June 28, 2015 @ 11:00 AM and the guided tour (at no extra charge) began @ 12:00. It was opened then, from 10:00 to 18:00 Monday through Saturday and 11:00 through 14:00 on Sundays. You can... More
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Miriam T
13 April 2015|
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