Almudawar Castle

Another weekend, another castle. Almodóvar is a fabulous fortress of Arabic origin built around 740 BC. It went through a major restoration in 1901, lasting 35 years, right until the beginning of the Spanish Civil War. Almodóvar sits on a hill offering the most breathtaking views of the Guadalquivir Valley.

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Madinat Al-Zahra

A medieval city built for the Caliph of Córdoba around 936. The city was surrounded by a wall and towers. Imagine this ostentatious palace with its beautiful pools and lush gardens! These are the ruins that are left of this magnificent city in the outskirts of Córdoba.IMG_2831

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