On this tour firstly you will learn about the history, traditions and the times of the medieval Jewish community of Córdoba. You will be guided to the most significant parts of the old Jewish quarter and then visit the Synagogue. Enter the Synagogue and spend time appreciating its architecture. Here, you will be able to discover the sculpture of Maimonides and follow the marks of Sepharad.
Then you will discover the Great Mosque of Córdoba which was al-Andalus’ most emblematic monument. Its genesis and development were a clear image of the evolution of the Umayyad state during its existence in the Iberian Peninsula. This building was converted into a Christian cathedral in the 13th century.
Walk around the forest of ancient columns made of marble, granite, jasper and of course, you will have time to take amazing pictures!
A local guide will explain all the different parts of the building that combine both the Umayyad style of Spain as well as Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque styles of the Christian tradition because of its long history and evolution over time. To appreciate the building it really is necessary to understand the history,