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Casa de Sefarad

Address: Calle de Los Judios, S/N | Frente a la Sinagoga, 14004 Cordoba, Spain
Phone Number: 957 421404
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Ranked #11 of 57 Attractions in Cordoba
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Religious Sites, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Religious Sites, Sights & Landmarks

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New Jersey
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Interesting descriptions of Sephardic traditions and history in both Spanish and English. The museum hosts allowed us a good 20 min extra after closing time and did not try to urge our departure.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

We luckily could take the visit with a Rafael a guide from the museum, who was so kind and explained the history of sefarades in a way that was so useful and everyone enjoyed and was curious about. At the end of the visit we could hear the songs of sefarade women sang by another guide of the museum in... More 

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Charlottesville
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

As you walk the narrow streets of the Jewish quarter in Cordoba, make sure you visit this museum. Great displays (much of it in English) on Jewish life in this city a 1000 years ago. Great explanation of the Spanish Inquisition. A must visit that is not on everyone's list. You will learn the significant contributions made by the Jews... More 

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Atlanta, GA
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436 reviews 436 reviews
146 attraction reviews
212 helpful votes 212 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

We thanked the staff when we left because we were so impressed with the quality of exhibits in this small museum. It is clearly a labor of love by the group that created it. Originally a Jewish family's house, it now displays an impressive amount of information in a relatively small space. Much is in English. The Casa de Sefarad... More 

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Minnesota
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

With a patio seating 50 people, this venue is intimate. At 15€ for a 60-minute performance it is also a really good deal and is devoid of the kind of tourist hype we expected to find in flamenco bars. The performers vary from night to night but when we were there in October 2014 the singer, guitarist, and dancer were... More 

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Jimena de la Frontera, Spain
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42 reviews 42 reviews
16 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

I had been to Cordoba previously and had not toured this house-why? It is now my 2nd favorite site in Cordoba behind the Mezquita. The information contained here requires considerable time to read it all, (3 hours would be ideal). So valuable. :-) Thank you to the staff here too who are a wealth of information and great launguage skills.

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North of London
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33 attraction reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

We spent a fascinating hour plus in this well laid out and informative place. The two men on duty spoke good English and were knowledgeable about the sad history of the Jews in this delightful city. The shop was filled with many items of judaica not overly expensive. Well worth a visit, Jewish or not.

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Kent, United Kingdom
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10 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Really interesting Jewish history and informative r native about Jewish customs. Very moving history of the Inquisition. Well worth a visit.

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Afula, Israel
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43 reviews 43 reviews
10 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Visited Casa de Sefarad with our grown children. It was interesting and informative. Nearby is the Synagoge which is also worth a visit.

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Athens, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

We attended for an hour a flamenco traditional trio (singer Mercedes Cortes, Guitarra Pedro Sanchez and Dance Marta Arias ) in the patio of the museum. It was really great, mystical experience (no fotos, cameras alloweded).

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