Try a smaller city for a second-time visit to Spain or Portugal.
Covered by the hills of the Sierra Morena, Córdoba is a wise and stoic city like few others. Its ancient beginnings followed by an extraordinary mix of cultures have made it a truly unique place, at the crossroads of history.
Source: CÓRDOBA, the Living City
Located in southern Europe, this city has a population of only 325,000, yet it makes a big statement with its historic architecture…
This Little-Known City Now Has the Most UNESCO World Heritage Sites; Jessica Puckett; The Points Guy
That is the most of any city in the world.
Cordoba can get overlooked by tourists to Spain. But with more UNESCO Heritage Sites than any place in the world as of 2018, that should change. Here’s what to see before the crowds catch on.
Cordoba is an easy day trip from Seville and is home to one of the world’s greatest examples of religious diversity and tolerance—the incredible Mezquita. But there’s more to the town than that. Join Bill de Giulio on a tour of the best that Cordoba has to offer.
The Mosque-Cathedral of Cordoba: An Architectural Allegory; Anita & Richard; No Particular Place To Go
Ever since Anita had seen pictures of the Mosque-Cathedral of Córdoba, aka the Mezquita-Catedral de Córdoba, she would known that it would be at the top of her “must see” list when she returned to Spain. Quite simply, there’s no other building like it in the world and if she had to describe it in less than ten words she’d say, “a sixteenth-century cathedral inside an eighth-century mosque.”
The Spanish city of Cordoba is the perfect vacation destination for history buffs; Kalpana Sunder; India Today
Cordoba, in Spain, is steeped in history. Take a walk through this city to get a taste of its religious plurality.