Cordoba Day Trip from Seville
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Prepare to be amazed on this day trip to Cordoba from Seville! Cordoba is a captivating Andalucian city with many attractive monuments, including its Alcazar fort and gardens, mosque, cathedral, synagogue and Jewish quarter. You’ll discover a beautiful network of streets, alleys, squares and whitewashed courtyards, reflecting the importance of Cordoba in the medieval period.
A highlight of your tour of Cordoba is a visit to the Catholic cathedral, converted from a mosque when the Christians conquered Cordoba in 1236. With nearly 1,000 pillars, the cathedral’s original Gothic architecture is combined with Baroque and Renaissance elements. You’ll see the remarkable Cardinal’s Chapel and its treasures, including an ivory crucifix and important sculptures and paintings.
Next, you’ll visit the old Jewish quarter, stepping back in time to the era of the Romans and Goths. You will see one of the few synagogues existing today in Spain, built in 1315, as well as many important monuments to Cordoba’s most important sons, including the Roman philosopher Seneca, Arabian philosopher Averroes and the Jewish philosopher Maimonides.