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Skip-the-Line Guided Tour of Alcázar of the Christian Monarchs

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  • Skip the long lines and get entry into the UNESCO World Heritage Site, Alcázar of the Christian Monarchs on the banks of the Guadalquivir River.
  • Explore the Moorish Courtyard replete with ponds, fountains, and aromatic plants, showcasing a mix of Islamic and Christian elements.
  • Feel like royalty as you walk along the Hall of Mosaics and Women's Courtyard, with decorative elements offering an artistic heritage of the region.
  • An expert English, French, or Spanish-speaking guide will accompany you and tell you fascinating facts and legends about the palace.

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  • Skip-the-line access to the Alcázar of the Christian Monarchs
  • English, French, or Spanish-speaking tour guide
  • Radio guides for groups of 10 & more
  • Tip: Experiment with shadows and light patterns while you snap pictures of the Alcázar as the sun moves throughout the day.
  • The experience is not accessible for people with mobility issues.
  • Note that the following are not allowed inside the monument: baby carriages.
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 48 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.
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2-Hour Guided Night Walking Tour of Córdoba

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  • Looking for something other than a typical Córdoba day tour? Look no further than a small-group night tour of this UNESCO-listed site with a local guide.
  • Snap pictures at the Alley of Flowers adorned with flowers like geraniums and bougainvillea and Handkerchief Alley embellished with whitewashed buildings.
  • Delve into Córdoba's rich history, and discover remarkable tales about the confluence of different cultures as you stroll through Colt Square.
  • Witness the exquisite Christ of Lanterns, the statue of Christ surrounded by lanterns, and the Roman Temple, dating back to the 1st century AD.
  • Walk past the Ribera along the banks of the Guadalquivir River leading to the iconic Roman Bridge and world-famous Mosque-Cathedral.

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  • 2-hour walking tour of Córdoba
  • English or Spanish-speaking guide
  • Square of the Tendillas
  • Roman temple
  • Christ of the Lanterns
  • Cuesta del Bailío
  • Corredera Square
  • Colt Square
  • Alley of Flowers
  • Handkerchief Alley
  • House of the Heads
  • Portillo Arch
  • Palace of the Marquises del Carpio
  • Bank of the Guadalquivir
  • Roman Bridge - Mosque-Cathedral
  • Tip: Shop for artisanal products and locally-made crafts, depicting Andalusian art, at the Alley of Flowers.
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.
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2.5-Hour Guided Tour of Córdoba Cathedral-Mosque & Alcázar

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  • Immerse yourself in a 2.5-hour expert-led tour unfolding Córdoba's story through its spectacular Mosque-Cathedral and the Alcázar fortress.
  • At the Mosque-Cathedral, be mesmerized by a ‘forest’ of 850 jasper, onyx, marble, and granite columns. Watch out for Islamic patterns in Christian décor.
  • At the Alcázar of the Christian Kings, admire the lavish ‘Hall of Mosaics’ and the tranquil gardens in the Mudejar Courtyard.
  • Unearth the intricate history of Andalusia with expert commentary in Spanish or French. For larger groups, radio guides ensure a seamless experience.

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  • 2.5-hour tour of Córdoba Mosque-Cathedral & Alcázar
  • Expert Spanish or French-speaking guide
  • Entry to the Mosque-Cathedral
  • Entry to the Alcázar of the Christian Kings
  • Radio guides for groups of more than 10 members
  • Tip: Ask your guide about the inscriptions on the walls at Alcázar, they give a keen insight into past monarchs.
  • Baby carriages must be left at the entrance to the Alcázar.
  • The stairs in the Alcázar de los Reyes Cristianos are not accessible for people with reduced mobility.
  • The experience is not accessible for wheelchair users.
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.
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Skip-the-Line Guided Tour of Córdoba Cathedral-Mosque, Alcázar & Jewish Quarter

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  • See the most iconic attractions of Córdoba during a 3.5-hour guided walking tour, including a visit to the Mosque-Cathedral, the Alcázar of the Christian Kings, and the Jewish Quarter.
  • Learn about the unique history of Córdoba, with its Christian, Muslim and Jewish influences, with the help of a professional English or Spanish-speaking guide.
  • Gain priority entry to the Mosque-Cathedral of Córdoba and marvel at its stunning interior, featuring 856 columns and double arches.
  • Enjoy priority access to the Alcázar of the Christian Kings and explore the Hall of Mosaics, the royal baths, and the gardens.
  • Stroll through the Jewish Quarter and see the Synagogue, the bronze statue of Maimonides, and the Arabic market.

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  • Tour of Córdoba Cathedral-Mosque, Alcázar & Jewish Quarter
  • Professional guide (English, French or Spanish speaking)
  • Priority entrance to Mosque-Cathedral
  • Priority entrance to Alcázar of the Christian Kings
  • Visit to the Jewish Quarters
  • Walking tour
  • Tip: Don't forget to carry your cameras to capture the marvelous sights you will be covering on this tour.
  • This tour is not wheelchair accessible.
  • Please carry your passports along for this tour.
  • Please keep in mind that you are visiting a religious space and wear appropriate clothing (covered shoulders, no short shorts, no tank tops).
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 48 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

Visiting Royal Alcazar of Cordoba | Book Alcazar Córdoba Tickets

Do you love to explore everything in one place? From incredible landscapes to shiny beaches, lip-smacking cuisine to rich history and architecture, and lavish lifestyle; Spain has it all. One of its most beautiful and historic towns, Cordoba is full of ancient wonders.

Among all the iconic landmarks, monuments, and forts; Alcazar Córdoba catches everyone’s eye. Alcazar Córdoba is full of history, marvelous architecture, grand water features, gardens, chambers, and offers panoramic views. The rich history and elegant architecture attract thousands of tourists and history lovers. The place is also famous among “Game of Thrones” fans as many shots were shot here. 

Keep reading if you wish to know more about the place, its highlights and how to opt for Alcazar Córdoba tickets.

Why Visit Alcazar Córdoba?

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  • Alcazar Córdoba was built in 1328 by Alfonso XI of Castilla as a fortress that served as home to Isabella I of Castile and Ferdinand II of Aragon.
  • The Alcazar of Cordoba fortress originally served as a royal palace and was later used as a jail. Visit  “Patio de las Mujeres,” or “Women’s Courtyard” that served as a women's jail. 
  • Go through the medieval chambers, luscious gardens, and Courtyards to catch the glimpse of the royalties of Spain.
  • Take a walk through the lavish exterior and splendid interior and travel back in time to explore history. Visit the “Historic Center of Córdoba,” which was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1994.
  • Visit “Salon de Los Mosaicos” to explore the collection and learn the history of mosaics. 
  • Book Alcazar Córdoba tickets to treat yourself to the beauty of Alcázar's gardens, which are full of colorful flowers and fountains.

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What is the Best Way To Book Alcázar Córdoba Tickets? Book Online

As the Alcázar Córdoba is one of the major tourist attractions in Córdoba, it can become a task to book tickets without prior arrangements. Book your tickets online in advance and enjoy a hassle-free experience while on your trip. 

  • Convenience: Leave behind the tiresome long queues with the fast-track tickets that make your experience all the more fun.
  • Advance Reservations: With the online ticketing process, you can secure your trip easily by booking your ticket slots beforehand.
  • Great Discounts: Experience the interesting architecture of the Alcázar Córdoba at interestingly low prices, as online booking gives you incredible discounts.

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Hall of Mosaics

Also known as “Salón de Los Mosaicos” is the main hall of the fortress. The hall was a Baroque chapel that was constructed in the 18th century. There is a display of magnificent collections of Roman Mosaic art from the 2nd and 3rd century AD that was discovered in 1959.

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Courtyard of the Women

Also known as the ‘eastern courtyard’ or ‘Patio de las Mujeres, the courtyard of the Women was a prison. This part of the fortress was used by Alcazar for the female prisoners. The remains of the Roman castellum and the Andalusian Alcázar were found here.

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Reception Hall

Reception Hall is also known as ‘Ocean Hall’ or ‘Sala de recepciones’. The Ocean Hall is situated beside the Hall of Mosaics and is dedicated to the God Oceanus. This hall of Alcazar of Cordoba houses some main seats ( seats of honor) of the kings from the 17th century.

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Royal Baths of Doña Leonor

Also known as ‘Baños reales de Doña Leonor’, the royal baths were made by King Alfonso the 11th in the year 1328. The royal baths are made in the shape of stars named the changing room, the cold room, the temperate room, and the hot room.

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Four Towers

The Alcazar Córdoba houses 4 main towers outside the walls named as Tower of Homage, the Tower of the Lions, the Tower of the inquisition, and Tower of the Dove. The Tower of Lions dates back to the 13th century and served as a chapel to the Catholic Monarchs.

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Gardens of the Alcázar

Also known as ‘Jardines del Alcázar’, the gardens cover 55,000 square meters of the area outside of the fortress walls. The gardens are perfect for those who crave nature and peace. The gardens house a wide range of plants, stone fountains, and large ponds.

Plan Your Visit To Alcazar Córdoba

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  • Winter Season (September 16th to June 15th ) 
    Tuesday to Friday: 08.30 am to 08.45 pm
    Saturday: 08.30 am to 04.30 pm
    Sunday: 08.30 am to 02.30 pm
  • Summer Season (June 16th to September 15th) 
    Tuesday to Saturday: 08.30 am to 03.00 pm
    Sunday: 08.30 am to 02.30 pm 
  • Last Entry: 30 minutes before closing time. 
  • Closed On: Mondays, 1 January, and 25 December.
  • Best Time To Visit: October is an excellent time if you like to visit a place with a lesser crowd. You can also opt for the morning hours when the weather is pleasant.
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Address: C/ Caballerizas Reales s/n. 14004 Córdoba, Spain

Find on Map.

  • By Train: Seville to Córdoba
    Nearest Stop: Cordoba Central station
  • By Bus: Line 10, 11
    Nearest Stop: Renfe Bus stop
  • By Car: Seville airport (1.5 hours) and Malaga airport (1 hour 45 minutes) 
    Car Parking: If you are arriving by car, you can choose to park in a nearby parking lot.
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  • A guided tour would be the easiest way to learn about the history and interesting facts of Alcazar. 
  • Walking sandals or shoes are advisable to wear during the tour. 
  • Wear comfortable clothes and carry a water bottle. 
  • Camera and personal photography are allowed inside the Alcazar Córdoba. 
  • Entries for children under 14 years are free. 
  • The Alcazar Córdoba is not wheelchair accessible. 
  • Strollers must be left at the entrance gate of Alcazar Córdoba.
  • The place is not recommendable for those with mobility issues.
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  • Caballerizas Reales: Built by King Felipe II in 1570, the Caballerizas Reales was made as a warhorse. The place is still used to train horses and riders. Take a visit to watch the flamenco dance and music show that combines horse and rider skills.
  • Baños Califales: The Baños Califales or Caliphal Baths are an Islamic bathhouse complex that was constructed in the 10th century. These Arab baths are located in the historic center area of the city which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. 
  • Synagogue: Built outside the old medieval Jewish Ghetto of Prague, the place was made public in 1995. Visit the place to admire the elaborate gold plating, Islamic mosques, and beautiful central hall.

Visitor Tips

  • Plan a visit during morning hours and weekdays to explore Alcazar of Cordoba peacefully. 
  • Wear comfortable clothes and footwear as you will require around 2 - 3 hours. 
  • Carry a water bottle to stay hydrated as there will be a lot of walking included. 
  • Carry a scarf, sunscreen, and sunglasses. 
  • If you are a “Game of Thrones” fan, then you are in for a treat as some parts of the show were shot here. 
  • The Alcazar Córdoba is not accessible to visitors with disabilities.
  • Photography is allowed, don’t forget to bring a good quality camera to capture the best memories of your Alcazar Córdoba tour.

All Your Questions About Alcazar Córdoba Tickets Answered

Q. Where can I buy Alcazar Córdoba tickets?

A. You can buy Alcazar Córdoba tickets online to get access into the castle.

Q. Can I buy Alcazar Córdoba tickets online?

A. Yes, you can buy Alcazar Córdoba tickets online.

Q. What is the cost of Alcazar Córdoba tickets?

A. The Alcazar Córdoba tickets will cost you around €18.

Q. Can I get a discount on Alcazar Córdoba tickets?

A. Yes, if you book Alcazar Córdoba tickets online, you can get discounts and offers.

Q. What is Alcazar Córdoba?

A. The Alcazar Córdoba fortress-palace is located in Córdoba, Spain. The fortress is known for its rich history, architecture, and stunning gardens that date back to the 13th century.

Q. How can I get access to Alcazar Córdoba?

A. You can buy Alcazar Córdoba tickets to get access to the fortress.

Q. Where is Alcazar Córdoba located?

A. The Alcazar Córdoba is located in Caballerizas Reales in Córdoba city of Spain. -

Q. What are some of the highlights of Alcazar Córdoba?

A. The Alcazar Córdoba is known for the gardens filled with flora and fauna, and the rich Mosaic history of the palace. The small ponds, four major towers, the royal baths, and the Hall of Mosaics are some things not to miss at Alcazar Córdoba.

Q. How to reach Alcazar Córdoba?

A. You can easily reach Alcazar Córdoba by public bus and train. You can also reach Alcazar Córdoba by car or taxi.

Q. What are the timings of Alcazar Córdoba?

A. The Alcazar Córdoba is open every day from 08.30 am to 08.45 pm except Monday.

Q. Is Alcazar Córdoba wheelchair accessible?

A. No, Alcazar Córdoba is not wheelchair accessible.

Q. Is photography allowed in Alcazar Córdoba?

A. Yes, photography is allowed in Alcazar Córdoba.

Q. Is it worth visiting Alcazar Córdoba?

A. The Alcazar of Cordoba is a palace-fortress that was constructed when the Muslim Moors ruled Spain. The castle has a spectacular interior, exterior, gardens, and gardens. Yes, visiting Alcazar Córdoba is worth it!