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The Calahorra Tower Museum in Córdoba offers a captivating journey through the History and Culture of al-Andalus, a unique occasion to discover: - historic figures such as Averroes, Maimonides, Ibn Arabi and King Alfonso X the Wise - the science...more
This medieval tower is very impressive from the outside, and inside there is a small unpretentious but interesting museum that tells about life in Cordoba centuries ago. You visit the museum from the bottom up and when you get to the top you enjoy a...More
Enjoy an interesting audio and visual tour of the history and culture of the area as historical figures talk about art, architecture, science and music of Cordoba. As a bonus, there are great views of the city from the roof of the tower.
This impressive tower stands at the south end of the Roman Bridge overlooking the Guadalquivir River. It is a fortified gate and the oldest defence building in the city, built by the Moors to prevent the city from being attacked. In 1369 it was vastly...More
The audio guide is wordy and fanciful, but the guy has a lovely voice. Which doesn’t compensate. He uses flowery imagery but there is little content. Apart from a couple of nice models there is very little to see.
The modest entrance fee includes an excellent audio-guide in several languages, including English. The exhibition is about the great times when Muslims, Christians and Jews lived in harmony, and Cordoba was the largest city in Europe. Best of all are the models of Andalucía's two...More
We did not visit the museum, merely viewed this structure externally due to time constraints. It was originally a fortified gate built by the Moors but fell into disrepair after the reconquest of Spain by the Christians. It was restored by King Enrique II of...More
THis little museum is in the tower at the end of the Roman Bridge, and I would start any visit of Cordoba here. There are some really good models explaining what life was like in Cordoba, and a superb model of the original mosque before...More