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Free Walking Tour of Axerquia
Activities in Córdoba

Free Walking Tour of Axerquia

  • Free
  • English and Spanish
  • 2 hours

Discover the hidden delights of Cordoba's historic centre on this guided walking tour of the Axerquia neighbourhood. What's more, it's FREE!

Free Walking Tour of Axerquia Itinerary

After meeting at 5 Calle Angel de Saavedra, you'll begin your free walking tour, heading in the direction of the Puerta del Puente, an impressive Renaissance-style gate. Learn about the construction of the gate, originally started in 1572, and who it now commemorates, as you admire its architecture. From this entrance to the old city, you'll make your way to the Axerquia district, where you'll uncover the secrets of the historic heart of Cordoba on this two-hour free walking tour. What are you waiting for?

This free tour of Axerquia will take you to the famous sculpture of the Christ of Atonement and Mercy, more commonly known as Christ of the Lanterns, which is located in Plaza de los Capuchinos. Enjoy the sight of the illuminated statue at nightfall, a beautiful memory that will stay with you for a very long time.

Did you know that Cordoba has its very own authentic ancient Roman temple? This historic and architectural treasure was discovered after an excavation in the 1950s, and a lack of written documents about it mean its existence is shrouded in mystery.

Your free guided tour of Axerquia will end in the popular Plaza de las Tendillas. The square is home to the favourite meeting spots of Cordoba locals, where they come to cool down from the heat of the southern Spanish city with a refreshing salmorejo, a typical delicacy from the area: a purée of tomato and bread.

Important information

It is not possible to reserve this free tour if you are a group of more than 6 people. If this is the case, we recommend you reserve a private tour.


Free tours do not have a fixed price, rather each person offers the guide the amount they consider appropriate, depending on their level of satisfaction.

More Information


2 hours.


This is a bilingual (English/Spanish) guided tour.


Spanish and English speaking guide.

When to book?

Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.

You can book up until the same day (3:30 PM local time) if there are still places available.


Once your booking has been confirmed, you will receive an email containing your booking voucher. Please print it out or download on your smartphone/tablet to show on the day of the activity.

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 still have more questions, check out our section on frequently asked questions. If you need help to book an activity or have any enquiries, please contact us.




Meeting point

5 Calle Angel de Saavedra.


If you are not able to attend the tour, please cancel your reservation in the control panel, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.

When the minimum number of participants (2) is not reached, we will contact you to offer you other alternatives.