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Córdoba – an Ancient Gem in Beautiful Andalusia, Spain

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Córdoba – an Ancient Gem in Beautiful Andalusia, Spain

Located in the southern part of the country, the town has a rich historic heritage. Although people had settled in the region more than 40 000 years ago, the city itself was established in 169 BC by the Romans and started its journey through time, experiencing turbulent centuries. In the 8th century Córdoba experienced invasion by the Islamic Emirate, whose influence is present to this day. Moreover – the historic old town is protected by UNESCO.

Indeed there are some breathtaking architectural wonders. The Roman bridge, Mosque-cathedral of Córdoba, known for its patterned interior, Alcázar de los Reyes Cristianos and its lush gardens or medieval Santa Marina church are just a few among numerous attractions. In summer the web of ancient cobblestone streets gets filled with colorful and fragrant flowers, that make a tour around the city even more exciting!

Why to go there?: To admire the historic architecture and learn more about Spanish history. Córdoba has preserved a lot of authentic buildings and the whole atmosphere, as well as local people, is very hospitable.
When to go there?: All year round. May is the peak season for the tourists, since the weather is pleasant and the city hosts three festivals at the time, that feature music, food, flowers and fun public competitions.
How to get there?: By train from numerous cities in Spain, including Madrid, Barcelona, Seville, Málaga and Zaragoza. The nearest airport is in Málaga.

Córdoba – an Ancient Gem in Beautiful Andalusia, Spain

Córdoba – an Ancient Gem in Beautiful Andalusia, Spain

Córdoba – an Ancient Gem in Beautiful Andalusia, Spain

Córdoba – an Ancient Gem in Beautiful Andalusia, Spain

Córdoba – an Ancient Gem in Beautiful Andalusia, Spain

Córdoba – an Ancient Gem in Beautiful Andalusia, Spain

Córdoba – an Ancient Gem in Beautiful Andalusia, Spain

Córdoba – an Ancient Gem in Beautiful Andalusia, Spain

Córdoba – an Ancient Gem in Beautiful Andalusia, Spain
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Córdoba – an Ancient Gem in Beautiful Andalusia, Spain
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Córdoba – an Ancient Gem in Beautiful Andalusia, Spain

Córdoba – an Ancient Gem in Beautiful Andalusia, Spain
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Córdoba – an Ancient Gem in Beautiful Andalusia, Spain
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