Torre de la Calahorra; Calahorra comes from the Arabic qal'at al-hurriya, the Tower of freedom.
The tower is a fortified gate, opposite the Great Mosque, at the end of the Roman Bridge in the Historic centre of Islamic Córdoba. It was originally concieved, at the Islamic period, as a defensive gate of the city. Its current appearence dates back to the 14th century.
The museum in the Calahorra Tower aims to provide a recreation of the Córdoba of the period between the 9th-13th centuries , at a time of brilliant cultural, artistic and scientific achievement.
Through the museum's eight themed rooms; you enjoy history since the begining of the real renaissance and the positive aspects of collaboration between Christians, Jews and Muslims, three religions entroncadas by the same patriarch (Ibrahim).
A a system of headphones and infrared data transfer guide you through your journey.
Don't miss it, especially if you are interested in this era of renaissance.
Opened: Monday to Sunday 10:00 AM to 6:00 pm
Fees: €4.50 (general)More