Guided Tour to Medina Azahara
Discover the ruins of Medina Azahara on this guided tour through the "Brilliant Town." Explore the remains of a vast Arab Muslim city built by Abd-ar-Rahman III al-Nasir in the 10th-century. Located on the western outskirts of Cordoba, Medina Azahara was a medieval town and the de facto capital of al-Andalus, or Muslim Spain. Walk around the ancient palace and learn about how it once served as the heart of administration and government.
Even though only around a tenth of Medina Azahara's 112 hectares have been excavated and restored, you can walk around the central area which houses 2 caliphal residences and 2 aristocratic residences with service quarters.
Afterwards, stop by the new museum that lies on the edge of the site for a quick look at the impressive and fitting architecture. To be sure, this tour round one of Spain's most impressive archeological sites is not to be missed!
*ON SATURDAY, DECEMBER 7 THE VISIT WILL BE CARRIED OUT AT 9.45 HOURS
*ON 8 DECEMBER THE VISIT WILL TAKE PLACE AT 9.45 A.M. AT THE SITE
Details of the visit
Adults: 18 € per person
Children aged 5 to 12: 9 €
Children under 5: Free
* VAT included
INCLUDES: Medina Azahara shuttle bus, guide and entrance fees included*.
NO INCLUDES: It does not include visits to the interpretation center-museum and video room, but will receive the necessary instructions guide for the visit on their own.
If you do not belong to the EU you must pay museum admission - interpretation center.
* If you do not belong to the EU you will have to pay 1,50€ during your visit at the ticket office of the monument.
DURATION: 2 hours aprox.
MEETING POINT: In the parking of the reception of Medina Azahara (From Tuesday to Sunday at 10: 30h) and is next to the bus stop yellow Medina Azahara.
LANGUAGES: Spanish and English. If there was not the possibility of making a group in one language, in some cases the visit could be done in two languages.
HOW TO PAY: Paying everything in advance, by credit card (except AMEX) or bank transfer.
MORE INFORMATION: Phone:+34 699 34 11 42
GUIDED TOUR TO MEDINA AZAHARA
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