Entrance Tickets – The Mosque and Cathedral at Cordoba

Cordoba Cathedral Entrance Ticket

“The Supreme Caliphate of Cordoba was set up in rivalry to the Abbasside dynasty of Baghdad and was so cultured, sophisticated broad-minded and fastidious a state that for a century southern Spain was the lodestar of Europe”  Jan Morris – ‘Spain’

I visited Cordoba on a cold day in November and was glad to get inside the complex out of the squally rain.  I am certain that I wasn’t fully prepared for what I would see because here was a spectacular man made forest of rock with nearly a thousand red and cream columns of granite, jasper and marble supporting the roof and creating a dazzling visual effect.

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