GUIDED TOUR OF THE MOSQUE-CATHEDRAL

Visit the Mosque-Cathedral of Cordoba, one of the most visited monuments in Spain, conserving the style from an Islamic Mosque together with the Cathedral. Its construction belongs to the 8th century and it became the second biggest Mosque in the world. You will discover inside a forest full of columns and double arches, the Maqsura, the Mihrab and the impressive chorus located close to the Mayor Chapel.
MEETING POINT
Patio de los Naranjos of the Mosque, next to the Audioguide Office (find our blue umbrella)
LENGHT
1 hour
PRICE
Adult: 12€
Children (8 to 12 years old): 6€
Children under 7 years old:free
INCLUDE
Priority access to monuments (without queue)
Official tour guide
Radio Guidance
1 hour guided tour inside of the Mosque-Cathedral
NOT INCLUDE
Entrance tickets of the monuments
Adult:10€
5€ children (10 to 14 years)
Children under 10 years old:free
TIMETABLE
Afternoon: Monday to Saturday at 13.15 pm
Evening: Monday, Tuesday and Friday at 17.30 pm

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PREPARE YOUR VISIT

Shedule

Mosque Cathedral (Monday to Sunday)
-Winter Schedule: From the 1st of November to 28th of February: 10:00 to 18:00 h. (Sundays from 10 am to 11.30 am and 15:00 to 18:00 h)
-Summer Schedule: From the 1st of March to 31st of October: 10:00 to 19:00 h. (Sundays from 10 am to 11.30 am and 15:00 to 19:00 h)
Bell Tower
Sessions every 30 minutes in the followings schedules:
-From 09:30 to 13:30h.
-From 16:00 to 18:30h. (Last session during the Winter Schedule at 17:30 h)

Ticket purchase

Get your ticket in tickets offices inside the monument. It will be open until 30 minutes before the closing time.

Prices

Mosque Cathedral:
-10€ general ticket entrance.
-5€ Reduced Ticket entrance: children between 10 – 14 years old and disabled.
-Free Ticket entrance: Born and/or residents in Córdoba, children under 10 years old and cardholders “Andalucia Junta 65”.
-Special conditions for school groups, disables and old age. (Previous authorization)
Bell Tower:
-2€ General Ticket Entrance -Free Ticket: Born and/or residents in Córdoba.
Night visit “El Alma de Córdoba”
-18€ General Ticket -9€ reduced ticket entrance: Pensioners, disables and students under 26 years old. -Free Ticket: Children under 7 years old (not included radio guide and they must be accompanied by an adult)

How to arrive

From the train/bus station:
-Bus number 3 to “Fuensanta” until the stop called “San Fernando”.
-Bus number 5 in direction to “Ciudad Sanitaria” until the stop called “Glorieta de la Media Luna”.
By car
-Parking “Fleming”: Avenida Dr. Fleming, 14
-Parking “Centro histórico”: Avenida de los Custodios s/n
-Parking city center: C/ Sevilla, 5

Guided Tours

Inside the monument does not exists detailed information about the building, it is recommended to book a guided tour in order to understand better every detail inside this building declared world heritage by the UNESCO from the year 1984. The Mosque – Cathedral of Córdoba is one of the most famous monuments over the world. The monument is one of the most important elements concerning to the Islamic architecture. TripAdvisor placed in May in 2017 this historical heritage as the most interesting place in Europe and the third one over the world. This Mosque, that had a capacity for 30.000 believers, it was also the second biggest mosque in the world behind the main Mosque in Meca. The visit starts in the Patio de los naranjos (main courtyard of the Mosque), where you can observe the great bell tower that is keeping inside the marvellous alminar built by Abd al-Rahman III. Once inside you will be really surprised along your walk between 1.300 columns that form the building. From the first building ordered build by Abd al-Rahman I in the year 786, the trip thought the time takes us until the first expansion, where took place the proclamation of Abd al- Rahman III as the first Caliph, starting the Independent Caliphate of Al- Andalus, the most splendour period of Qurtuba. Later, you will be amazed with the following expansion by Al-Hakam II, considered the most important due to is reflecting the power in splendour, and there you can also observe the amazing Mirhab. Crossing this expansion you will enjoy the last expansion, it was built by the vizier Almansur. The last part of the visit will invite you to discover the magnificent cruise in the Cathedral, that was built from the year 1523 and it is the heart of that Islamic building. In this same moment you will be fascinated observing the great renaissance bolt that covers the cruise, but even more, when you point your view to the choir in the cathedral, with a precious mahogany wood created by the sculptor from Seville, Pedro Duque Cornejo.