Cordoba festivals and traditions

Cordoba festivals and traditions

April 29, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Holy Week in Córdoba is silent and serious, different to other cities. The most representative procession is of Christ of Remedio de Ánimas on Holy Monday leaving from the church of San Lorenzo.

Cordoba monuments and museums

Cordoba monuments and museums

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The Mosque is Córdoba’s main monument. Work on its construction started soon after Abd al-Rahman the first took over the Emirate. Its most ancient foundations are built over the remains of the primitive Visigothic basilica of San Vicente. After Córdoba was conquered by the Christians, at the beginning of the sixteenth century, the city council […]

Cordoba geography and history

Cordoba geography and history

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The city of Córdoba was built where the largest river in Andalucía, the Guadalquivir, was no longer navigable. The Roman General Claudio Marcelo established a permanent camp on the banks of the river in the year 164 before Christ. That modest Roman Imperial settlement multiplied its population in a few years and two centuries later […]

Cordoba vacations

Cordoba vacations

February 7, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Alcazar de los Reyes Cristianos, a fortress built by and for the conquerers. Today, that war is an item in history books that won’t intrude on the peaceful atmosphere created by the numerous gardens and fountains in the interior. Watermills on the nearby Guadalquivir River supply the water that irrigates the plants.