Guided tour

Cordoba: Medina Azahara 3–Hour Guided Tour

Guided tour

Cordoba: Medina Azahara 3–Hour Guided Tour

From US$ 19.52 per person

Discover the city built by Abderramán III in the 10th century. A place full of stories and legends that will bring you back in the period of Cordoba's maximum splendor.

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Duration 3 hours
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  • Discover every corner of this bright city
  • Step back in time into the 10th century
  • Discover the secrets of the city preserved in the museum
  • Enjoy a visit to the museum with an experienced guide
Full description
Either travel with the group from Cordoba or meet the group directly at the Medina Azahara, depending on what option you have chosen. At the archaeological site, you will learn about the historical context of the city and see every corner and nook that can be visited. This unique place full of legends will help you understand why Medina Azahara was called the Shining City. After this visit, continue to the visitor center where you can see the museum with more than 160 original pieces of Medina Azahara. Your guide will accompany you and show you the most important elements. The visit will end with a video in which the city is represented as it would be in the 10th century.
  • Local guide
  • Monument entrance fee including VAT (only for UE citizens)
  • Bus from Cordoba to Medina Azahara (if option selected)
  • Food and drinks
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sun hat
  • Water

Know before you go

  • Take into consideration bringing drinks and wearing comfortable clothes and shoes
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based on 183 reviews

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Madinat Al-zahara palace-city is an archeological treasure that you can only understand with the guidance of a tour guide. Rafa from Eventour was very well educated and efficient with conducting the tour. His background in archeological studies provided a unique perspective on the history of this UNESCO world heritage site.

March 28, 2023

La visita ha sido muy interesante gracias a nuestra guía Saray y al vídeo introductorio que nos ha permitido visualizar cómo era la ciudad con Abd-ar-Rahman III. Saray nos ha explicado desde la construcción de la ciudad hasta el trabajo actual de los arqueólogos y además lo ha hecho con mucha gracia.

March 28, 2023

Hicimos la visita con Paula, una guia de 10. Muy recomendable. Sabía mucha historia y la transmitía de manera amena, no se hacía nada pesada, te daban ganas de saber más. Hacia que te metieras en el papel en todo momento. Y sonaba muy natural, no como un robot como otros guías. Además te proporcionan radioguias, lo cual facilita la visita. Recomiendo mucho hacer la visita con esta empresa y sobretodo con Paula

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March 28, 2023

Product ID: 121761