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Casa de Sefarad

Calle de los Judios, 17, 14004 Cordoba, Spain
957 203 605
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Ranked #13 of 56 Attractions in Cordoba
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Religious Sites, Cultural
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Atlanta, GA
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422 reviews 422 reviews
143 attraction reviews
193 helpful votes 193 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

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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6 helpful votes 6 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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41 reviews 41 reviews
16 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 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
64 helpful votes 64 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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8 helpful votes 8 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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Sofia
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54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

We happened to be there when a local Trio called Taksim, with Alex as the soloist, had a 1 hour performance of Sepharadic songs - it was fabulous - location, music, explanations... it was a journey through the judeo spanish diaspora.

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Windermere, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

For anyone interested in Jewish History this stop is a must. Much thought and work went into establishing this small museum that was actually once a Jewish family's home before the expulsion.

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Llantwit Major, United Kingdom
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63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

This museum was the highlight of my visit to Cordoba. We were met at the door by a charming and well informed young man who told us about the museum and gave us some information sheets. Each room told us so much I wish I could remember it all, as part of my general knowledge. It was a fine introduction... More

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