3h Walking Tour of Cordova. Mosque, Jewish quarter and Salmorejo cream
Córdoba has been one of the capital cities of the European and Mediterranean culture for almost one three centuries. From the second half of VIII century, during the following 300 years, the world’s greatest cities in any sense were Baghdad, Cordoba, Constantinople, El Cairo, Alexandria, Damascus. There you can find the roots of scientific renaissance, that later on spread to Europe. Cordoba is the Alpha, the Omayyad origin of Al-Andalus. The magnificent mosque of Cordoba marks the beginning of its legendary civilization. Cordoba, the city of 500 hammam. Still calm and beautiful.
– Roman bridge over Guadalquivir river.
– Grand Mosque-Cathedral
– Jewish quarter
– Optional: Sephardic Museum or Hammam Arab Baths (closed on Mondays).
HOW TO GET TO CORDOVA
You may easily get to Cordova by AVE fast train (about 45 min.) from Seville Santa Justa railway station. You may check departures and price of tickets (about 60 euros to/from Seville) at this link
DURATION OF THE TOUR
3 hours walking tour. We may pick you up at railway station, at your hotel or at another meeting point to be set with your guide. Your excursion is 100% private for your party only. No strangers will join. Admissions to attractions or monuments are not included.FEE: 260€
4h Alhambra, Albaycín old town and the best vista of Spain
At least 10% of Spanish vocabulary comes from Arabic. This alone indicates the importance of visiting Granada and the Alhambra: the last Muslim kingdom of Spain. If Cordoba is the Alpha, the beginning of Al-Andalus civilization, Granada is the Omega, the last Andalusí kingdom. Under Nasrid rule, the stunning Alhambra was built and said the last word about that magic world. Alhambra is the red fortress, the speaking walls, a buried treasure and a jewel of arts. A magnificent collection of mosaics, arabesques, plaster works, timber inlays and ceilings. This is a long day trip leaving from Seville for visiting not only Alhambra, but also the Albayzín, the original city of Granada. You’ll see how Alhambra isn’t just a monument, it is a state of mind.
Our word ‘paradise’ comes from Sanskrit, Pairidaēza. This word traveled from India, to Persia, Greece and Al Andalus. Paradise means closed garden, private garden. Would you like to understand its meaning with your senses and intelligence? Come to Alhambra: the last Andalusí kingdom of Spain.
Visit the Alhambra
Visit the Albayzín
HOW TO GET TO GRANADA - ALHAMBRA
You may easily get to Granada by train + bus* (3h30 each way) from Seville Santa Justa railway station. You may check departures and price of tickets (about 45 euros from Seville) at this link
*SEVILLE - GRANADA (taxi stop in front of granada station)
Seville Santa Justa railway station - Granada bus station - change to bus in Antequera (due to railway maintenance on the road to Granada)
*GRANADA - SEVILLE
Granada bus station - Seville Santa Justa railway station - change to train in Antequera
4 hours private walking tour.
We can pick you up in your hotel lobby, Granada bus station or another meeting point to be set with your guide. Our tours are private for your party only. No strangers will join.
FEE: 350€ (PER PARTY NOT PER PERSON)
Please read how to buy online ALHAMBRA SKIP-THE-LONG-LINES ADMISSION TICKETS. Not included.
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