Archaeological Ensemble of Madinat Al-Zahra, Cordoba
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The ruins of a fortified Islamic medieval palace-city built in the 900s, much of Archaeological Ensemble of Madinat Al-Zahra has been excavated and restored, including aristocratic residences, public baths, a court complex, and a mosque. Begin with a visit to the museum to learn more about this ancient site with exhibits and an audio-visual presentation. Then head to the museum’s viewing platform for your first glimpse of the site. A bus will take you from the museum to the ruins. Several companies offer guided tours of the site, which should be booked in advance. For Archaeological Ensemble of Madinat Al-Zahra and beyond, use our Cordoba vacation route planner to get the most from your Cordoba vacation.
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  • It is an interesting place to visit. 10 minutes drive from Cordoba. The problem is there to Park down and climb on a shuttle that is worth 2.10 roundtrip. Not forget that where is Park the car is the center of interpretation where there is that collect the entry before upload to the ruins in the shuttle. The truth is that it is an impressive site seeing, although there is much that is rebuilt.
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  • It is a pity that carries 7 years closed the building most emblematic of the joint archaeological. And a call to institutions that earn wages that charge. I have valued as bad to see if the face of shame dropped them and they have a respect to the more than 1,300,000 people who go each year to see him and found the door closed. Thank goodness that the visit is free. That Yes, has to pay for the shuttle bus that takes you from the parking of the visitor center up to above. Adults and €1.5 are €2,10 children. It takes about 5 minutes. It is recommended to wake up a bit, since parking space is limited and large queues are then made to catch the bus. In the center of visitors there is a Museum and a Hall of projection audiovisual, as well as a store, bathrooms and cafeteria. And up only there is one with a van that sells water and soft drinks. There is that visit it if or if but is a sentence that have the half of the enclosure closed by works both time.
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  • It is necessary to leave the car down and remove entries in the Center or Museum interpretation, then with the entrance take the bus that goes to the whole. No I thought it was accessible for the disabled.
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