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They really could do with trimming a few trees round here.

Theoretically you could get a fine view of this fabulous mill wheel as you cross the Roman Bridge... read more

Reviewed May 24, 2019
Knaresborough, United Kingdom
Old mill

Molino de la Albolafia is the remains of an old water mill built by the Moors on the banks of the... read more

Reviewed November 18, 2018
London, United Kingdom
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Avenida del Alcazar | Near Roman Bridge, 14003 Cordoba, Spain
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Reviewed May 24, 2019

Theoretically you could get a fine view of this fabulous mill wheel as you cross the Roman Bridge. As it was, I almost missed it and was just able to make out the top arc of the wheel sticking up out of the abundant vegetation....More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed April 14, 2019

The cats are quite amusing. And, looking at them, you can look down, and see just how silted up this river really is - far past its heyday when this was a major port town. It is really quite a large water wheel surprising intact,...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed November 18, 2018

Molino de la Albolafia is the remains of an old water mill built by the Moors on the banks of the river overlooking the Roman Bridge. Not much left to see.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 7, 2018 via mobile

As others have said, not much to it but decent photo opportunity when passing. We returned at night with some left over steak from dinner & fed the kitties who came from all directions & were very grateful- only wished we had more!!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank lexisa
Reviewed July 7, 2018

A good place to visit if you happen to stroll by the riverside while on your visit to Córdoba. They are near the town center and very easy to find.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed May 25, 2018

This old waterwheel stands among ancient ruins and dates to the Moorish period. It was built under orders of Abd al-Rahman II to carry river water up to the Alcazar Palace and Gardens. It was removed by order of Queen Isabella but later rebuilt. It...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed April 6, 2018

You don't need to find the ruin of this water mill. You will see it when you walk along the water to the direction of the roman bridge. The wheel self is still oke but it is out of the axle and the area is...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed December 18, 2017

Stuck at the side of the river below the Roman Bridge and near the Alcazar, this stands testament to the industry of years gone by. Probably by the Monks in the nearby erstwhile monastery. Now home to a family of Siamese cats, who people obviously...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank dick h
Reviewed June 5, 2017

These are the ruins of a Moorish era watermill a on a small island in the river Guadalquivir a short distance downstream from the Roman bridge. It was built to take water to the gardens of the nearby Alcazar Palace and reflects the advance engineering...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed November 3, 2016

This is an old mill near by the Roman bridge. The best seeing is from the bridge, in the opposite shore.

Date of experience: October 2016
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We asked a few people, but no-one seemed to know.