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All reviews orange trees marmalade separate attraction nice place to sit and watch bell tower beautiful courtyard purchase tickets ticket office mosque cathedral open to the public wander around ablutions patio mezquita fragrance irrigation cloisters
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This is the courtyard in front of the Mezquita cathedral-mosque which is a lovely place to be and is free to enter.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Dakles
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Patio de los Naranjos is the original place where the Moslems carried out their ablutions before entering the mosque for prayer and is now a good place for a break under the orange trees.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 November 2018

This is a kind of botanical anteroom of the mosque. A symmetrical arrangement of the orange trees with places for people to sit and stroll. Very pleasing.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank thebritkate
Reviewed 14 September 2018

It is believed that this courtyard outside the Mosque of Cordoba dates back to the 1200’s and would have been very different in Muslim times to what we see today. Although no one really knows it was probably an open space for prayer. What is...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Steve_of_N21
Reviewed 11 September 2018

Delightful orange grove of peace, the devotional highlight of the mesquite complex. And what a lot of walking beauty too.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank JiaYee82
Reviewed 20 August 2018

You may wait here a bit till you can enter the Mezquita, but it's a pretty place to wait. Many orange trees, but if there are oranges on them don't try to eat any...they're a variety of very sour oranges generally only used for marmalade.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Mojaquera
Reviewed 24 July 2018

   One walks into the Mosque/Cathedral through this area.  We went when there were no oranges or blossoms, I am told though that to visit during  the orange blossom season  is very special, as the beautiful fragrance of the blossoms heightens the lovely  experience.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank KikiBakshi
Reviewed 22 July 2018

The is the historical ablution square of the former mosque, nice and shady with its fountains. We are also told that it used to be the place for the Muslim university during the 8-10th century

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank StefTlse31
Reviewed 11 July 2018

Since if you're in Cordoba, the Mezquita Cathedral is a must, visiting this magnificent mosque, you walk through this enchanting orange patio. Depends on the time of the year, that you can smell the sweet fragrance of the orange blossoms, or adore the oranges hanging...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank stinkwink
Reviewed 1 July 2018

Really enjoyed walking around the Mosque-Cathedral which reflects the importance of the city in the Middle Ages

Date of experience: April 2018
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