Cristo de los Faroles, Cordoba

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A stone cross inspired by Friar Diego José de Cádiz, Cristo de los Faroles is located in Córdoba's most attractive square. The monument is protected by a small fence surrounded by lanterns, which earned it the nickname of "Christ of the Lanterns." When the lanterns are lit the shadow of the cross casts an ephemeral outline on the buildings that backdrop it. Plan to visit Cristo de los Faroles and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Cordoba attractions using our Cordoba day trip planning site .
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  • It starts at the monument to the woman who waters the pots of a Cordoba courtyard and climbing the slope of the Bailío ends up in this square. Very touristy.
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  • This is outside the pedestrian zone of the old quarter, but it is also worthwhile, and especially because it is on the way to the palace with the 12 patios.
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  • Although for the Cordoba this Christ has great meaning, for the visitor it is a very Andalusian square with a Christ in the center. A very representative stamp of the city.
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  • Wonderful architectural monument created by Juan Navarro Leon in 1794 in historical center of Cordoba. This is one of the "must see places" in Cordoba. Just beautiful!
  • It's a must in your visit to Cordova. Better at night when the lamps are on
  • Lovely statue of Christ sourrounded by sculpted streetlights. A sort of bizarre but beautiful and odd piece of religious symbolism
  • Very nice
  • Understand that this place was (and is) meant to be a place where believers could go to pray when troubled at any time of the day and especially the night including very early morning when the churches are closed. It means a lot to the local people and its not a "tourist" destination - anything but!
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