Guided tour

Córdoba: Skip-the-Ticket-Line Mosque-Cathedral Guided Tour

Activity provider: Cordoba a Pie

Córdoba: Skip-the-Ticket-Line Mosque-Cathedral Guided Tour

Activity provider: Cordoba a Pie

From US$ 29.33 per person

Visit the great Mosque-Cathedral of Córdoba, the city's most important monument. Enjoy a tour of the interior and the courtyard with an official guide.

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Duration 75 minutes
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Skip the line through a separate entrance
Live tour guide
English, Spanish, French
Wheelchair accessible
Private group available

Experience

Highlights
  • Explore the Mosque-Cathedral of Córdoba on a tour with a certified guide
  • Learn about the history of Spain under Moorish rule
  • Choose between a shared or private tour
  • Enjoy the benefit of a monolingual guide who won't switch between languages
  • Visit one of the most important monuments in the history of Islamic architecture
Full description

Meet your experienced guide who will have a profound knowledge of both the Mosque-Cathedral itself and its contents. After being provided with a headset, start your tour by listening to an introduction to the history of the mosque.

Explore the courtyard of the complex, called the Patio de los Naranjos. Soak up the atmosphere of this peaceful space with lots of greenery, and marvel at the beautiful Bell Tower. Then skip the ticket line to enter the monument without any hassle.

Follow your guide as they take you around the mosque. Hear about its design, and why the monument is one of the most important buildings in Islamic architecture. Admire the Prayer Hall, the Mihrab, and the famous red and white arches.

Learn about the construction of the Mosque-Cathedral in the 8th century. Find out from your guide about the different expansions of the building, and all the hidden details of the architecture.

Includes
  • Guide
  • Audio equipment
  • Skip-the-line entry to the Mosque-Cathedral
  • Entry to Iglesias Fernandinas
  • Entry to the Bell Tower

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Meeting point

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Important information

Not allowed

  • Short skirts
  • Sleeveless shirts
  • Tripods
  • Unaccompanied minors

Know before you go

  • Children under 10 will not be provided with audio equipment
  • If your group is fewer than 8 people, you will only be able to stay inside the monument after the guided tour has ended
  •  You must ask your guide on the tour for entry to Iglesias Fernandinas
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.7 /5

based on 3951 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.6/5
  • Value for money
    4.3/5
  • Service
    4.6/5
  • Organization
    4.5/5

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Memorable and extraordinary place: When you walk through the door you feel like you have been transported several centuries back, The guide had her own style to explain the place to us, What bothered us the most was that the audio equipment we had ready during the visit is not reliable, I advise you to get closer to the guide because sometimes you hear nothing.

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September 16, 2022

A very different type of experience as we got shown around the Mosque and it's history explained. Then we explored the beautiful Cathedral with its paintings and interesting religious items which made you think about the differences between Muslin and Christen beliefs and appreciate what each has to offer. The gardens were a delight to visit and I would have liked longer to enjoying walking around so next time I would book an earlier tour. Definitely a must on a visit to Córdoba.

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October 24, 2019

A very different type of experience as we got shown around the Mosque and it's history explained. Then we explored the beautiful Cathedral with its paintings and interesting religious items which made you think about the differences between Muslin and Christen beliefs and appreciate what each has to offer. The gardens were a delight to visit and I would have liked longer to enjoying walking around so next time I would book an earlier tour. Definitely a must on a visit to Córdoba.

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October 24, 2019

Product ID: 396838