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!
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Details of the visit
Adults: 16 € per person
Children aged 5 to 12: 8 €
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.
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.
HOW TO PAY: Paying everything in advance, by credit card (except AMEX) or bank transfer.
MORE INFORMATION: Phone: 0034 958225226. Mobil: 00 34 677417790