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All reviews orange trees marmalade bell tower separate attraction nice place to sit and watch beautiful courtyard purchase tickets ticket office mosque cathedral open to the public wander around ablutions patio mezquita fragrance irrigation blossom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a kind of botanical anteroom of the mosque. A symmetrical arrangement of the orange trees with places for people to sit and stroll. Very pleasing.

Thank thebritkate
Reviewed September 14, 2018

It is believed that this courtyard outside the Mosque of Cordoba dates back to the 1200’s and would have been very different in Muslim times to what we see today. Although no one really knows it was probably an open space for prayer. What is...More

Thank Steve_of_N21
Reviewed September 10, 2018

Delightful orange grove of peace, the devotional highlight of the mesquite complex. And what a lot of walking beauty too.

Thank JiaYee82
Reviewed August 20, 2018

You may wait here a bit till you can enter the Mezquita, but it's a pretty place to wait. Many orange trees, but if there are oranges on them don't try to eat any...they're a variety of very sour oranges generally only used for marmalade.

Thank Mojaquera
Reviewed July 23, 2018

   One walks into the Mosque/Cathedral through this area.  We went when there were no oranges or blossoms, I am told though that to visit during  the orange blossom season  is very special, as the beautiful fragrance of the blossoms heightens the lovely  experience.

Thank KikiBakshi
Reviewed July 21, 2018

The is the historical ablution square of the former mosque, nice and shady with its fountains. We are also told that it used to be the place for the Muslim university during the 8-10th century

Thank StefTlse31
Reviewed July 11, 2018

Since if you're in Cordoba, the Mezquita Cathedral is a must, visiting this magnificent mosque, you walk through this enchanting orange patio. Depends on the time of the year, that you can smell the sweet fragrance of the orange blossoms, or adore the oranges hanging...More

Thank stinkwink
Reviewed June 30, 2018

Really enjoyed walking around the Mosque-Cathedral which reflects the importance of the city in the Middle Ages

Thank Karen S
Reviewed June 1, 2018

This is the courtyard outside the Mosque of Cordoba and is a pleasant place to walk and wait for tickets. It is usually quite busy but worth a stroll around the orange trees before netering the Mosque.

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Reviewed May 30, 2018

We were lucky enough to be able to visit this wonderful patio on a daily basis before the hoardes descended. It is peaceful relaxing and tranquil. Being there in May allowed us to experience the scent of orange blossom in this enclosed space. Having both...More

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