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Skip-the-Line Guided Tour of Medina Azahara

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Enjoy a visit to the fortified palace city of Medina Azahara in the west outskirts of Cordoba in Spain. Discover the history of the UNESCO World Heritage Site with an expert Spanish guide by your side!

highlights

  • Delve into the history of the palatine city that is currently an archaeological site
  • A shuttle bus is available to help you move around the massive attraction
  • Learn about the monument from an expert guide accompanying you throughout the tour
  • Get a chance to understand the importance of Cordoba during the 10th century
  • Please note that this tour is only conducted in Spanish.

inclusions

  • Skip-the-line entry to the Medina Azahara
  • Expert Spanish-speaking tour guide
  • Shuttle bus (Optional)

exclusions

  • Hotel transfers
  • Food and drinks

cancellation policy

You can cancel these tickets up to 48 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

your experience

Enjoy this Spanish-guided tour of the Medina Azahara - the ruins of the palatine city build by the Umayyad Caliphate of Cordoba in 929 AD. As the heart of the government and administration, the city included grand ceremonial halls, spectacular mosques, and a number of workshops, homes, baths, gardens, and offices. It was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2018. You can see the reception hall, known as “Salon Rico” containing inscriptions dating back to the 10th-century and visit the massive “House of Ya’far” that has an intricately detailed floor similar to that of a basilica.

The Grand Portico is another must-see location at the attraction, in addition to the massive gardens of the Medina Azahara. Along the way, your guide will go into the detailed history of the attraction and give you intriguing stories of the region and the Caliphate that was ruling during those times.

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Ticket Information

In the next step of your booking, choose the desired variant to the ticket:

  • Without Transfers
  • With Transfers

Important Information

  • Please arrive at the meeting point at least 15 minutes before the tour begins
  • As there is a significant amount of walking on the tour, it is recommended that you wear comfortable clothing and shoes
  • Make sure to carry sufficient water and sun protection as there is no shade
  • Not accessible to wheelchair users

Timings

With Transport: Tue-Sun: 10:00 AM onwards

Without Transport: Tue-Sun: 10:25 AM onwards

Discounted Tickets

Ages 7yrs and below go free. Ages 8-12yrs enjoy reduced pricing (carry a valid photo ID)

my tickets

  • Your voucher will be emailed to you shortly after the purchase
  • Please display the same along with a valid photo ID at the meeting point
  • If you have purchased reduced-price tickets, please carry your valid photo ID proof for verification. Students must show their valid student IDs

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  • Please check your voucher for meeting point details and specific instructions.
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