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Caballerizas Reales de Cordoba

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Address: C/ Caballerizas Reales 1, 14003 Cordoba, Spain
Phone Number: 671-94-95-14
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Description: In 1570, King Philip II, who was a great lover of horses, set out on a...
In 1570, King Philip II, who was a great lover of horses, set out on a scheme to create a pure thoroughbred Spanish horse. He ordered the Royal Stables to be built, where he bred the Spanish horse or Andalusian horse, which was of Arab origin. The main stable room itself, with its vaulted ceiling supported by sandstone pillars is divided into smaller separate areas, known as boxes
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Beautiful horses

If you like horses you can be sure that the money you pay for the entrance fee will be worth the value. The horses are just beautiful. The show is well planned (not too long) and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 10, 2015
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Lisbon, Portugal
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Lisbon, Portugal
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29 reviews 29 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

If you like horses you can be sure that the money you pay for the entrance fee will be worth the value. The horses are just beautiful. The show is well planned (not too long) and you get the impression of being in Spain once all Andalusian and Cordoba ambience make part of the show.

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Galloway, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

As a tip sitting at the front of the arena is better I think. So when you enter go to the right. The horses were gorgeous and some good skills were shown. Each show was quite short. I didn't mind the flamenco dancer though couldn't see the point of the two dancers riding on the horses on the back. It... More 

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Milan, Italy
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Cordoba is beautiful and worth visiting, and this place is a pearl, with its beautiful horses, the old stables and the great show that they put on. I advise everyone going to Cordoba to visit. They have a site, please check there the timetables as I forgot.

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High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

There are horse shows most evenings for just a few euros entrance. The horses are the same breed as the Spanish Riding School on Vienna and the perform many of the same routines including airs above the ground. Not quite the same class as the Spanish Riding School but then I paid 15€ for 2 of us in Cordoba and... More 

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Hexham
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

This was a tremendous treat for us and I was so sorry when it ended! It was totally mesmerising, as the horses, riders and flamenco dancers were truly brilliant! Pure excellence for a mere 15 euros! Do not miss it! Can't wait to go again!

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Delaware
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Stables & Andalusian Horses date from 1570; still actively housing & a 'showcase' for these wonderful horses and their riders. Colorful equestrian shows several nights weekly for 15 Euros (check schedule... times vary). NOTE: free entry to view stables/horses daily; we lucked upon an intensive training session of horses and riders... a highlight of our Cordoba visit!

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Naples, FL
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Even if you can't make the show that these horses put on, walk down to the royal stables and see what is going on inside. We saw several of the horse and carriages come in.

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Burgos, Spain
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Nice looking building with pretty horses. It is only worth it if you do it with it included in the Duende show.

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SG
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Loved the show! The setting sun added a nice touch to the scene. Horses were beautiful and seemed to love the attention. Too bad the commentary was in Spainish only.

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

I enjoyed the visit, all the horses are so well trained and prepared its nice to see something different, I have to say I´m not a big horse fan but I find the show exciting, its a nice place to visit during your stay in Cordoba! I will only recommend the staff to have the seats clean up before every... More 

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