- Join a day trip from Granada to Cordoba and discover the magnificent Catholic Cathedral and as well as one of the few existing synagogues left in Spain. Cordoba is a captivating city with many attractive monuments that will leave you spellbound.
Begin by visiting the Catholic Cathedral, converted within an original Mosque when the Christians conquered Cordoba in 1236. With nearly one thousand pillars, the original Gothic style is combined with Baroque and Renaissance elements. Remarkable are the Cardinal's Chapel and its treasure, including a monstrance of Enrique de Arfe, an ivory crucifix of Alonso Cano and important sculptures and paintings.
Next visit of the old Jewish Quarter, going back to the time of the Romans and Goths, you will notice many important monuments reminding you of the most important sons of Cordoba: Roman philosopher Seneca, Arabian philosopher Averroes and Jewish philosopher Maimonides. Here you can also find one of the few synagogues existing today in Spain, built in 1315.
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