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Address: Puente Romano s/n, 14009 Cordoba, Spain
Phone Number: 957 293929
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Good way to find out more about Andalusia

We didn't expect much from this tower, just an opportunity to take some pics and climb to the top for the view, but we ended up with much more. They call themselves a 'living... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 15, 2015
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Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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Greater Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Step back in time,then climb the steps to the top of the tower,lots of steps,views over the countryside,and views of the river both up and downstream.bridge,waterwheels all are clearly seen from on high and well worth the trip.

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Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

We didn't expect much from this tower, just an opportunity to take some pics and climb to the top for the view, but we ended up with much more. They call themselves a 'living museum' and by pressing a button in each room, you hear a story in your complimentary headphones. Throughout the various rooms you learn more about The... More 

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

the tower is very pretty and worth a photo opp. however, on the days we were in cordoba the tower was closed! hey ho - probably wouldn't have gone inside anyway.

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East Preston, West Sussex United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

While a little hard on the legs the climb is broken up into 3 stages so not too bad and gives you time to look out over the Cathedral and surrounding areas as far as the river and beyond. a must for anyone with a camera!

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Gainesville, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

The Museum of Al-Andalus Life is located in the Tower. We did not plan on going to this but it looked inviting. The audio guide was incredibly dry and had way too much music on it-but once I figured out the fast forward if was fine. The main hall on the right has 4 essential figures in the early years... More 

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Akaa, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

You can see at the glance, that most of the tower is rebuild or renovated, but still it is impressive and interesting monument of Moors era. Didn’t visit museum inside the tower.

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Leidschendam, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

The museum is in an old tower and it's not big. The location is special because you get a great view of the Roman bridge and the mezquita from the roof of the tower. Inside the museum there is a display explaining how the irrigation system worked in Roman times. Very impressive and the most interesting item in the museum... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Came away enlightened about a different slice of history. Not my favorite way to experience history, but it tells a story that few other places tell, with contributions from Jewish, Muslim and Christian culture all at the same place. I wish more people took the time to visit and see the world in a new way.

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Eeklo, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

The Tower hosts an impressive museum with interesting displays in many of the rooms. Unfortunately, the texts are very long and the way to listen to them is not that user friendly. I would have liked to buy a book with the texts, rather than listen to them (unfortunately, such book is not available)

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

You need to walk 10 min over an un-sheltered bridge under the sun to reach the tower. But the pain paid off when you get there and walk up. The exhibitions are interesting. The views back towards the old city and the river are beautiful.

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Address: Puente Romano s/n, 14009 Cordoba, Spain
Phone Number: 957 293929
Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Cordoba  >  Cordoba

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