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The palace-fortress of the Christian Kings has tranquil gardens and fountains.
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Pl. Campo Santo de los Martires, San Basilio, 14004 Cordoba, Spain
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+34 957 42 01 51
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Lovely walled gardens in the heart of the old town. We visited at midday it was very hot but bearable in the shaded areas.

Thank SamShepp
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Free on Thursdays from 12pm to 2:30pm. Start lining up right away. If you go later than 12-12:30pm, the line snakes around the corner and takes at least 30 minutes of waiting before getting in (they only let 25 people in at a time). Worth...More

Thank Philippe S
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had the luck to find tickets for the evening visits via the tourist office (very helpful people that speak English) and had a great evening. Check for tickets online or via the tourist office even for day visits !!!

Thank Philippe B
Reviewed 6 days ago

The "Castle" itself is fairly small and a quick visit. The gardens are nice to walk around and there is shade to hide from the sun as needed.

3  Thank Kevin W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A beautiful city castle with well kept gardens. Excellent mosaics in the interior rooms and gardens with water pools and fountains. The temperature is a little less hot than outside so worth going even when there are heat waves.

Thank Andvale
Reviewed 1 week ago

We combined this with a visit to the great mosque (fabulous!) and the Jewish Quarter in a day trip. Go with a guide. They will share many interesting details.

Thank SoulfulNomad
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It’s worth going early although we didn’t see long queues when we left. We arrived around 10 and queued for a maximum 10 minutes. Very reasonable at 4 euros 50. Arriving early means you’re not wondering round with huge groups and can take photos without...More

1  Thank AliMacnair
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you're like us and have run out of things to do in Cordoba this is the place for you. Ticket was €4.50 which must be paid in cash, queue wasn't so bad except it was sunny. Large grounds to stretch one's legs. If you're...More

1  Thank altineMC
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visites this after visiting the Alcazar in Seville last year, which made that the building was not that impressive. The gardens however were very beautiful! We would definitely visit again for thise gardens.

Thank Zahra S
Reviewed 1 week ago

The castle itself is OK but there is not too much to see other than walking to the top of the tower and around the ramparts and into the one room which is preserved. The real gem here is the gardens, which were the nicest...More

2  Thank Maryland1traveler
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Amber L
17 May 2018|
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Response from oh-no-tabi | Reviewed this property |
There was no queue when we were there in the morning. I saw more people in the afternoon, but nothing compare to Seville. I don't think you need to pre book.
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Veronica C
27 October 2017|
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Response from Robert L | Reviewed this property |
VISITING INFORMATION Winter (September 16th to June 15th ) Tue to Fri 08.30 to 20.45 hrs, Sat 08.30 to 16.30 hrs, Sun 08.30 to 14.30 hrs Summer (June 16th to September 15th) Tue to Sat 08.30 to 15.00 hrs, Sun 08.30 to... More
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Cholestas
27 May 2017|
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Response from Leo A | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, can't say! The show you are talking about wasn't there when I visited.
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