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The Calahorra Tower Museum in Córdoba offers a captivating journey through the History and Culture of al-Andalus, a unique occasion to discover: - historic figures such as Averroes, Maimonides, Ibn Arabi and King Alfonso X the Wise - the science...more
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We were in Cordoba for only a few hours mainly with the intention of going on a guided tour of the Mezquita Mosque/Cathedral. While we passed the Calahorra Tower on our way across the Roman bridge we didn't enter it. At this point I didn't...More
A well presented exhibition overwhelmed by an overly long, loud and dull audio guide. Give me something to read anytime. The only time I’ve found audio guides that come on automatically to work well was in the Reichtag. But that is Germany this is Spain....More
The view from the top of the tower is spectacular though the museum is not anything to write home about. Just a collection of models, oddly at no point anything about the history of the tower is mentioned though there is a room with a...More
Cheap but a bit too over the top in its presentation. The way you are provided with an audio guide is good. However a simpler explanation of the history of the building and Cordoba would have been better. Instead you lose interest as the audio...More
From the outside, just a tower with a view over the bridge. But it's far more than that, a fascinating and very illuminating insight into the cultural and religious history of Andalucia. Well worth an hour of anybody's time.
This is a fascinating tower with interesting rooms and a wonderful winding staircase, including a tiny one leading to the roof - but completely spoiled by one of the least informative and most boring audioguides I have ever come across.
It told me nothing about...More
This place was super. I know (or knew) next to nothing about Spain and its history, so this museum was an amazing introduction for a beginner. They packed a hell of a lot of information into the place- you get audio guides in your chosen...More