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This is an important archaeological site and clearly work is ongoing to present the site in its best light. Entrance is free to EU citizens and there is a modern museum adjoining the car park which is 2kms from the archaeological ruins. There is a...More
Go early. There are buses from cordoba centre, the trip is like 30 minutes. The buss brings you to the museum site. Almost a must to watch the video, 20 minutes. Bit it explains the site. After this you take the bus to the archeological...More
I get to see it this time. It’s a short drive from the city center to the museum, that gives a good run down the site. It’s very well designed too.
From here, you have to take a bus to the site, which is impressive....More
For a brief (75 year) period, this was the palace site of the local caliph. Excavation has been going on for some time. As archaeological excavations go, it is ok. It wasn't as interesting to us or as spectacular as some of the better Greek,...More
Madīnat al-Zahrā', was an Umayyad residence between the tenth and eleventh centuries B.C.. The archaeological site is located at the foot of the Sierra Morena, about 5 km west of Cordoba. It is not necessary to book, but if you are in a group, preferably...More
We turned up at 3pm on a Tuesday, which is during opening hours. There was no way to access the visitors centre and no sign of a bus - just of other confused tourists. After waiting until 3.30pm, we left.
A few K.M outside the city centre theres a very modern visiter centre with a museum shop and cafe.make sure you watch the 15 or so min film in the centres cinema that shows you what life was like in the city and gives you...More
Small museum with some very nice exhibits. Built on top of the ruins of a Roman theatre makes for an interesting and well laid out exhibition. Well worth a visit and free to EU passport holders. One of the many cultural sights across Europe that...More