Puente Romano s/n, 14009, Cordoba, Spain
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Cordoba in its heyday
The museum is located in an old Moorish fortress, and recreates the time of maximum splendour in this Andalusian city.
The museum is in the Calahorra Tower, opposite the Great Mosque, at the end of the Roman Bridge. Its aim is to provide a recreation of the Cordoba of the period between the 9th-13th centuries, at a time of brilliant cultural, artistic and scientific achievement. Its modern facilities include a system of headphones and infrared data transfer that guide you through the eight themed rooms with dioramas.
- The defence of the honour of the family: It was built by Henry II of Trastamara as a means of…
- The scene of a great many historic battles. This bridge links the city with Calahorra castle and…
- This gate originally formed part of the city walls, but from the Christian conquest onwards it…