Access the world-famous Mosque Cathedral of Cordoba on a 1-hour guided tour, and discover the largest Western Islamic mosque, converted into a Christian church in the thirteenth century.
Mosque Cathedral of Cordoba Guided Tour
Meet your guide at the Patio de los Naranjos, next to the bell tower, at the scheduled time and walk straight into the Mosque Cathedral (mezquita-catedral in Spanish) with your official English-speaking guide, skipping the long queues of visitors.
While you marvel at the Prayer Hall, the Mihrab, the stunning red and white columns, your guide will explain the following, among many other things:
- The construction of the Mosque Cathedral began in 785.
- It was the second largest mosque in the world, after the Great Mosque of Mecca, until the Sultan Ahmed Mosque was built in Turkey.
- The mosque was consecrated as a Roman Catholic church in the thirteenth century.
- It was listed a World Heritage site by UNESCO in 1984.
- The impressive building combines Gothic, Renaissance, Baroque and Umayyad styles.
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Tour in English
Children 10-14 years oldUS$ 20.30
Children 3-9 years oldUS$ 5.70
Children under 2Free
* The price varies based on the chosen date
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Tours or activities will not consist of more than 25 people per group.
A safe distance of one metre between clients will be maintained whenever possible.
The use of masks is obligatory. The client must bring their own mask.
The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English.
Official English speaking guide expert in Cordoba.
Skip the line tickets to the Mosque Cathedral of Cordoba.
When to book?
You can book up to the start time, as long as there are places remaining. Book now to guarantee your spot.
Type of voucher
Electronic. Show the voucher on your phone.
All services published on Civitatis are carried out in accordance with our Sustainability Code. Specifically, this activity applies the following practices: Show more
Printed material is avoided.
The activity helps the dissemination of local cultural heritage.
No printing of documentation required.
Promotes local employment.
Has a gender equality policy.
Frequently asked questions
Q - Is it possible to stay in the Cordoba Mosque on our own after the tour is over?
A - No, once the tour is over you should leave.
Q - Is it possible to take this tour with a pushchair/stroller?
A - Yes, the tour is suitable if you would like to bring a child in a pushchair/stroller.
Q - How to book?
A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.
If you have any other questions please contact us.
Puerta del Perdón, under the bell tower