Hotel Macia Alfaros
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Macia Alfaros Córdoba
Clean and comfortable room
Good location, but not for the buses
Large, modern, interesting building
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... ceilings, created a transept and a Latin cross layout within the middle of the large mosque.
It is truly fascinating to see a building used for one religious purpose, consecrated for another inside of being torn down or redecorated. The architecture of the mosque is still intact and in certain parts of the buildings cannot even see the cathedral portion of the immense structure. Even though it is a symbol of ...
... was total of this beautifully kept (restored - ?) monument ! The electronic guide was difficult to follow, but interesting in parts - I wouldn't have learnt that much without it: for instance, the Mihrab which shows the direction to Mecca, was here not in its correct place as the Mosque was square when it was built. Therefor the Mehdir was placed straight south (which was maybe the closest they could imagine). Another detail was the ...
... the rest of the day inside of the Mezquita, too, but we wanted to wander the winding streets for a while longer.
We treated ourselves to a nice dinner of a variety of tapas, then explored the Juderia once more, this time by moonlight. The Mezquita, especially, was brilliant at night, mesmerizingly lit up. We both agreed that Cordoba is one of our favorite places that we've visited on this trip--and not just because of the fair.
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... it when they reconquered it in the 13th century.
The Church of Santa Maria, built on the site of a mosque, was a mixture of Moorish and Gothic architecture. Its museum displayed quite a few items of gold and silver. While we were wandering around inside the church, someone was practicing his singing with the organist. He was not singing hymns and we managed to record a bit of it. He had a very good voice and the ...
... inside as it is on the outside. We have been recommended a street to visit for tapas, but these little tiny twisty streets defeat us and we cannot for the life of us find what the concierge has pointed out to us. We end up taking a backstreet option and finding a tapas bar called aptly "101 tapas", which funnily enough has 101 different tapas. In a fortunate twist, it has the description in English as well as Spanish and we choose ...