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Great Cathedral and Mosque

calle Cardenal Herrero 1, 14003 Cordoba, Spain (Formerly Excmo. Cabildo Catedralicio de Córdoba)
957 470512
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Type: Religious Sites, Historic Sites, Churches/ Cathedrals, Cultural
Owner description: Roman Catholic church that was once a mosque. Blending many...
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Type: Religious Sites, Historic Sites, Churches/ Cathedrals, Cultural
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Sun 8:30 am - 11:30 am
3:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Owner description: Roman Catholic church that was once a mosque. Blending many architectural styles, the structure evolved over the centuries.
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Hampshire, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

Describing the experience of this visit is like describing a painting. Where do you begin? What do you say? Visiting the "Catedral de Córdoba" (or the "Gran Mesquita de Córdoba") was something I always wanted to do. And I did not get disappointed. There is enough info on google about the place, so read it before you go! Try to... More 

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Surrey
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56 reviews 56 reviews
21 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

I visited 30 years ago and looked forward to returning and wasn't disappointed! This place is magical and so interesting and you are best going without a group so you can take it all in at your own pace. The Arab history of 800 years really sets the scene for what was then altered by the Catholic Kings and both... More 

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Antwerp, Belgium
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48 reviews 48 reviews
5 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW

Combination of a visit to the cathedral and a tour through the historic heart and the Jewish quarter of Cordoba with a city tour guide. The building is an impressive creation, an amazing blend of Islamic and Christian elements. Words cannot describe its beauty.

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New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW

The great cathedral and mosque in Cordoba by far is one of the most interesting places I have visited. It is here that one will see where 2 great religions collide. Even if Cordoba is not on your travel plans, make the effort to visit this. It's worth the trip!

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raleigh
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW

You walk in and feel so small seeing the repeating arches. The Mosque features are everywhere, then you turn the corner and there is a massive cathedral. It just didn't seem possible for the 2 different architectures to mix, but it does. Too bad the different religions can mix and be as tolerant as this building. This is a must... More 

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW

Its quite easy to find and unlike other places in Spain you can get a ticket on spot. Budget for around 3 hours if you want to spend time at each alter and to gawk at the rich Church collections. I found the morning time better to visit. The landmarks within the church are not marked well and its difficult... More 

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Hampshire
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW

This place is mind blowing. Get the guide and take your time, there is so much detail and so many stories behind how it has developed into the amazing WHS that it is. We went early as recommended on a Sunday and had plenty of space to explore before the crowds started arriving - then it got really busy.

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Reading, United Kingdom
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140 helpful votes 140 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Originally a Catholic Christian church, it later became a Muslim Mosque in the middle ages, before later becoming a Catholic Christian church again. The vast roof covers this outstanding example of Moorish architecture that will take your breath away - a 'must see'!

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Helendale, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

If you visit Europe and Spain, you must visit Cordoba and its Mosque Cathedral. There are a lot of monuments and place to visit and, to eat as you have never eatten, I recommend you any tabern along historic center (Sociedad de plateros, Churrasco, casa Pepe, Bodegas Campos,...). The old palace of Medina Azahara is a wonderful place that you... More 

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São Paulo
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13 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014 via mobile

For the money they charge, there should be a little more information available. Anyway, it's a wonderful historical site and worth visiting. For an extra (of course) you can also climb the tower and have a great view from the top.

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