Trueque Street, 4 hides a piece of Cordoba’s soul in the shape of a patio. An element that perfectly represents the essence of the city of the three cultures.
Considered the best patio in Cordoba, has received numerous awards and today houses the Museum of the Patio-Houses.
The patios are an institution in Cordoba, and they even have its own festival.
With the arrival of spring, the city of Cordoba flowers to bring out all its splendor. And the best example of this is the Patio Festival of Cordoba.
What’s it all about? Halfway between the party and the competition, it is a tribute to the figure of the Cordovan patio, where the neighbors open the doors of their private houses to show their secrets to the visitors. Their objective? Winning the succulent prize for the best patio, although in fact, the greatest reward is sharing one of Cordoba’s best-kept treasures: the patios of Cordoba.
Leaving autumn behind, the Cordovan patios are dressed in their best spring gala; becoming an explosion of aromas and colors thanks to the geraniums, carnations, lemon and orange trees that flood this construction inheritance of the Roman and Arab tradition.
All this seasoned by the rumor of their fountains, and the possibility of enjoying a concert, dining outdoors or even sleeping in one of them.
Located near the Fernandine Church of San Lorenzo, it is popularly known as the Patio of Carmela. It is a special place, where it seems that time has stopped…and is a true paradigm of the neighborhoods of Cordoba, thanks to the elements that characterize the patio, such as:
In short, Trueque, 4 is one of the obligatory stops in the city of the three cultures, to see and feel closely the color and aroma of the flowers, as well as the tradition of their tiles, which do not lose their charm over time.
This is Cordoba, a city that is not afraid of time. Time makes it stronger.
What are you waiting for to explore Cordoba?