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|A Good Walk in Cordoba|
Begin on Cardenal Herrero, at the Mezquita. Facing the western side of the mosque, in the sacristy of a former hospital on Calle Torrijos, is the regional tourist office. Walk up Calle Velázquez Bosco to a tiny alleyway known as Calleja de las Flores. Come back to Cardenal Herrero and enter the Judería. Go up Calle Judería and continue along Calle Albucasis past the Plaza Juda Levi. Just around the corner, in the Plaza Maimónides, is Córdoba's Museo Taurino. Leading northwest from here, Calle Judíos goes past the tiny Plaza Tiberiades and the statue of Maimónides, the 12th-century Jewish doctor and philosopher. Continue along Calle Judíos to the Zoco on the right, and go through the arch to the courtyard, where a former Arab souk (market) houses working artisans by day and flamenco on summer evenings. A bit farther up Calle Judíos, on the left, is Córdoba's synagogue. The Puerta de Almodóvar marks the western limit of the Judería.
||From the Puerta de Almodóvar, you can go north to San Nicolás de Villa, a church with Islamic decoration, or instead, travel down Cairuán along a restored section of Córdoba's Moorish walls past the statue of 12th-century Moorish philosopher Averröes (another prominent Córdoban) to the Plaza Campo Santo de los Mártires. On the far side of the square is the Alcázar de los Reyes Cristianos. From Plaza Campo Santo, you can hire a coche caballo (horse and buggy) for a city tour (EUR 30 for a 45-minute ride) and head back to the shops on Deanes and Cardenal Herrero by way of Manríquez and Plaza Juda Levi; or walk back along Amador de los Ríos to the bottom of Torrijos, turn down past the Puerta del Puente (Gate of the Bridge), and cross the Puente Romano (Roman Bridge), whose 16 arches span the Guadalquivir. From the bridge you have a good view of La Albolafia, the huge wheel once used to carry water to the gardens of the Alcázar. On the far side of the bridge is the Torre de la Calahorra, now a history museum.|
|Next, backtrack to the Mezquita. Facing the south side of the mosque is the Museo Diocesano (currently closed). Walk around the Mezquita and head up Encarnación to Plaza Jerónimo Paez; at the plaza's northeast corner is the Museo Arqueológico. Off to the east is the Plaza del Potro (Colt Square) -- named after its Fuente del Potro (Colt Fountain). The cafés around the square are good rest stops; here, too, are the Museo de Bellas Artes and the adjacent Museo Julio Romero de Torres. Go northwest to the Plaza de la Corredera (some maps call it Plaza Constitución), an arcaded square built around 1690. After a couple of blocks east on Calle Lineros, take Carlos Rubio north. Just after it merges with Gutierrez de los Rios, you can see the Museo Regina on your right. Head west on Pedro López, past the Plaza de la Corredera, and you pass the town hall and the towering columns of what was once a Roman temple on your way to the Plaza de las Tendillas.|
|If you've had enough walking, head down Jesús María and back to the Mezquita, saving the remaining sights for another time. If you have the strength, follow Calle Diego León from the north side of the Plaza de las Tendillas to the small Plaza San Miguel, whose 13th-century Gothic-Mudejar church dates from the time of Córdoba's conquest by King Ferdinand. North of the Plaza San Miguel is the small, charming Plaza de los Dolores, and around the corner from Dolores is the Casa de los Fernández de Córdoba, with a plateresque facade. At the nearby Plaza Santa Marina, on the edge of the Barrio de los Toreros, is a statue of the bullfighter Manolete. On the way you pass the fascinating Gothic churches of San Pablo and San Lorenzo. Southeast of here stands the Palacio de Viana. Córdoba's Jardín Botánico, across from the zoo by the river south of the city center, is best visited by car (there's plenty of parking) or taxi.|
Allow a full day for this walk. Córdoba's council authorities and private institutions frequently change the hours of the city's sights; confirm hours with the tourist office or the sight itself.
April to October
Turismo de Cordoba, the Cordoba tourist authorities, runs a series of fascinating guided walks that are a great way to get to know the city and its surrounds.
Cordoba by night (information in Spanish). The tour lasts approximately an hour and a half and ends with a glass of wine and a tapa in a typical tavern.
The "Rutas Fernandinas", with 3 different walks taking in 11 churches built by Fernando III in the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries (information in Spanish)
The Sierra de Cordoba, with different guided walks that allow you to discover the hills of Corboda (information in English and Spanish)
Starting Point: Tourist Information Desk in the Plaza de las Tendillas. 9:30pm, Monday to Sunday (April 13-October 31).
Córdoba Card, the Córdoba tourist card.
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Convenient, practical and safe. The Córdoba Card for tourists lets you discover the city while saving money.
Preferential entry in monuments and museums (avoid the queues), MP3 audio guide...... and so much more!
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Córdoba Card includes:
Free entry to all monuments and museums.
Bus to the Medina Azahara archaeological site.
Walks around Córdoba.
Discounts in restaurants, shops, car rentals, flamenco shows and Arabic baths....
Tourist guide and map of the city.