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Calahorra Tower, Cordoba

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Tour the 12th-century Islamic architecture that adorns the historic city center at Calahorra Tower. Originally constructed by the Moors to protect the city from invasion, the tower is now the site of a museum dedicated to the history of Córdoba and Moorish culture. Browse the many Al-Andalus artifacts housed in the museum or climb to the top of the tower for sprawling views of the city and the Guadalquivir river. Walk along the ancient Roman bridge connecting the tower and the city. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Calahorra Tower and many more Cordoba attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Cordoba trip itinerary planner.
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  • This medieval defensive tower is a looming presence at the south end of the ancient Roman bridge. You can’t miss it. It is a solid, heavy structure built in the 1100s by the Moors to prevent...  more »
  • Calahorra Tower is located at the south end of the Roman Bridge in Cordoba. It is an impressive structure built by the Moors to protect the city of Cordoba. My wife and I did not tour it because we....  more »
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  • Amazing place and must see on your list for Cordoba. Entrance if 9 Euros for two adults including audio guide. Used to be the old gatehouse and later a prison. On 3 levels with the roof terrace from where are good views and situated at the and of the Roman bridge. A lot of Islamic history and some amazing 3D models of the original Cordoba mosque and scenes from life on though times.
  • Excellent museum! Is about how Christians, Muslims and Jews lived in the same city and share all their knowledge. Is an amazing museum.

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