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Guided tours of the Casa Mudéjar 

From February 21, 2019 until December 20, 2019Check dates and schedules.
Casa Árabe headquarters (at Calle Samuel de los Santos Gener, 9). Check dates and schedules. Free entry after registering.
Maximum number of participants: 25.
Register using  this form. You may only register until one week before the tour.
In Spanish.

Casa Árabe has organized a series of ten guided tours of Casa Mudéjar, the current headquarters of its institution in Cordoba. New dates to be announced soon.

These tours provide the opportunity to get a first-hand view of a series of remains from the thirteenth century, containing elements from the Mudéjar, Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque periods.All in a unique space that reflects cultural mixture, diversity, multiculturalism and cultural encounters in the city of Cordoba.

The Casa Mudéjar building is a group of five different houses linked together by galleries, passageways and stairwells, with four courtyards and a turret. The original building dates back to the fourteenth century, though most of the current structures are from the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries. It is located within the Historical Center of Cordoba, near the Mosque-Cathedral, within the area declared a World Heritage Site.

The house has its ancient structure and layout intact, an important example of domestic manorial architecture that is purely Mudéjar in style. It was the dwelling of important families from Cordoba like the Venegas and the Córdobas and currently maintains a large part of its original architectural features despite the different uses given to the building throughout time: palace, home, site of Cordoba’s Archology Museum from 1923 to 1959, a planned ethnology museum in the eighties, and administrative and cultural offices in the nineties.

The State’s Directorate General of Heritage ceded the historical building to Casa Árabe for use as its Cordoba headquarters, and the refurbishment and adaptation work on Casa Mudéjar to become Casa Árabe’s headquarters, directed by the Municipal Government of Cordoba itself, was awarded the first World Heritage City Award in 2011, bestowed by Spain’s Ministry of Education, Culture and Sports.

Particiption is free of charge after registering to participate, though you may only sign up until one week before each tour. The number of participants is limited to 25. Tour dates:

Friday, March 1, 2019   5:00-6:00 p.m. (closed)
Friday, March 29, 2019   5:00-6:00 p.m.
Friday, April 26, 2019   5:00-6:00 p.m.
Friday, May 31, 2019   7:00-8:00 p.m.
Friday, June 28, 2019   7:00-8:00 p.m.
Friday, July 19, 2019   7:00-8:00 p.m.
Friday, September 27, 2019   7:00-8:00 p.m.
Friday, October 25, 2019   5:00-6:00 p.m.
Friday,  November 22, 2017   5:00-6:00 p.m.
Friday, December 20, 2019   5:00-6:00 p.m.

Guided tours of the Casa Mudéjar