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Cordoba Alcazar Guided Tour
Activities in Córdoba

Cordoba Alcazar Guided Tour

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Sole our spectacular guide. The town hall staff could be improved. Constantly interrupting and forcing us to be closer together than allowed to clear the tickets. Where, by the way, no one else could enter because of full capacity. Thanks to Sole who has quickly managed to redirect the situation.
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US$ 20.60
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the service starts
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Located in the historic heart of Cordoba, the Alcazar is a spectacular Medieval fortress and one of the must-see monuments in the Andalusian city. Discover its historic legacy on this guided tour!

Alcázar de los Reyes Cristianos
Cordoba Alcazar's beautiful gardens
The Alcazar is one of Cordoba's most beautiful monuments
Sculpture in the Alcazar gardens

Cordoba Alcazar Guided Tour

Your guided tour of the Alcázar de los Reyes Cristianos, or the Castle of the Christian Monarchs in English, will begin at the main entrance of the historic fortress. During the tour, which will last approximately one hour, you'll visit the interior of the extraordinary monumental complex, which dates back to the Middle Ages.

Firstly, your expert English-speaking guide will reveal why the Alcazar was first constructed. You'll also learn about the different events that marked the history of the site, which was occupied by Visigoths and then Muslims before Christian forces claimed Cordoba for themselves in the 13th century. 

Visit the impressive towers and most elegant rooms of this magnificent Moorish style monument. You're bound to be enchanted by the Hall of Mosaics, the Reception Hall, the Royal Baths of Doña Leonor and the courtyards, characterised by their water features and verdant trees which contrast with the golden stone and whitewashed walls. Every corner of the castle hides countless myths and legends, through which you'll discover the indisputable connection between art, architecture and the intriguing politics of Medieval Cordoba.

The final part of your guided tour will take in the famous gardens of the Cordoba Alcazar. Amongst its water channels, canals and ponds, your attention will be drawn to the vivid colours and sweet aromas of the flower-filled parterres. As you stroll through this bucolic area of the fortress, you'll spot a number of figures reminiscent of the 15th century: the statues of Christopher Columbus with the Christian Monarchs of Spain, after whom the Alcazar is officially named.

Visit the Jewish Quarter too

If you'd like to make the most of your time in Cordoba, why not reserve our combo activity to enjoy a guided tour of the Alcazar and the Jewish Quarter?

Covid-19 Measures

All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations regarding protective material and safety to help avoid the spread of Covid-19.

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Price

Adults Children between 10 and 14 years old Children under 10 years old
English guided tour
US$ 20.60
US$ 10.90
Free

English guided tour

  • Adults

    US$ 20.60
  • Children between 10 and 14 years old

    US$ 10.90
  • Children under 10 years old

    Free

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Duration

1 hour.

Language The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in english.

The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in english.

Included

English speaking guide with expert knowledge of Cordoba's history.

Entrance to the Alcázar de los Reyes Cristianos.

When to book?

You can book up to the start time, as long as there are places remaining. Book now to guarantee your spot.

Digital voucher

Show the voucher on your phone to take part in the activity.

Accessibility

No, not suitable for people with reduced mobility.

Pet-friendly?

No.

Frequently asked questions

  • 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.

US$ 20.60
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the service starts

Free cancellation

Free! Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the activity starts. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.

Meeting point

Main entrance to the Cordoba Alcazar.