Museo de Bellas Artes


Occupying part of the old charity hospital on the Plaza del Potro, the city art museum displays mainly Cordoban masters, with much of the work culled from monasteries around the region.

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1. Museo Julio Romero de Torres

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2. Centro Flamenco Fosforito

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Possibly the best flamenco museum in Andalucía, the Fosforito centre has exhibits, film and information panels in English and Spanish telling you the…

3. Plaza de la Corredera

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This grand 17th-century square has an elaborate history as a site of public spectacles, including bullfights and Inquisition burnings. Nowadays it's…

4. Museo Arqueológico

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The well-displayed Archaeological Museum traces Córdoba's many changes in size, appearance and lifestyle from pre-Roman to early Reconquista times, with…

5. Templo Romano

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Though generally not open to visitors, this 1st-century AD Roman temple can be viewed perfectly well from the street. Its 11 tall white columns make a…

6. Casa Ramón García Romero


A display of beautiful embossed leather work (one of Córdoba's traditional crafts), reviving techniques used by 10th-century Umayyad artisans.

7. Mezquita


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8. Puente Romano

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Spanning the Río Guadalquivir just below the Mezquita, the handsome, 16-arched Roman bridge formed part of the ancient Via Augusta, which ran from Girona…