Hotel Macia Alfaros
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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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Travel Blogs from Córdoba
... the weather is so hot (36 and up in Summer), these patios provide a cool area to escape the scortching temperatures. The decoration is almost entirely done using flowers and it stunning to see. I've added a panoramic photo of one patio to give you an idea. My allergies were killing me but it was well worth it to see the patios.
Back to Seville now for the last few days of my trip.
Cordoba is a beautiful unesco world heritage site, having been the capital of a Roman province (Hispania Ulterior), the capital of an Arab State (Al-Andalus) and a Caliphate. The historic quarter of Cordoba is a beautiful network of small streets, alleys, squares and whitewashed courtyards arranged around the Mezquita, which reflects the city's prominent place in the Islamic world during medieval times. ...
... and a museum showcasing Jewish life in Al-Andalus (Arabic name for Islamic Spain). The museum also has a poignant section on the brutal persecution of Jews by the Spanish Inquisition. I heard the Museum at the Calahorra Tower (in Cordoba) contains a simulated dialogue between three religions during the era of Al-Andalus; if anyone would bring up this topic it would be people of Cordoba whose history is intertwined with the three ...
Day 17 - Saturday 14th July – Cordoba. We walked to the Plaza del Torros (City Bullring) this morning, not really worth the trip as it was modern in style and all closed up. So we consoled ourselves with a "cappuccino con nata" this is a shot of coffee with aerated cream squirted about 4 inches high over the top of the cup and dusted in cocoa. Looks impressive but the coffee is ...
... The use of the columns is often described as a forest of stone. The comparison is heightened by rows of trees planted in the courtyard (Patio de las Naranjas or Court of the Oranges), which create a visual continuation of the rows of columns within the prayer hall.
The cathedral which was dropped into the middle of the original mosque is pretty traditional for the Catholic ...