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Guided tours of Arab Madrid

You can now sign up for this tour, which will be given by on Saturday January 16

November 19, 2015
MADRID is organizing these guided tours on foot to become more familiar with Madrid’s Muslim history. Madrid is the only European capital to have been founded by the Arabs in the ninth century. Its location, the city’s design, and even the origin of the Virgen de la Almudena are a part of the legacy of Arab Madrid, which was a key fortress city in the defense of Al-Andalus for 200 years.

The tour travels through the vestiges and monuments which evoke Madrid’s past as part of Al-Andalus. However, the imprint left behind by its Islamic heritage can also be felt in the Mudéjar architecture and in the borough of La Morería, the last home ever to the Muslims in our city.

Dates: Saturday January 16, 2016
November 28 and December 12, 2015: SOLD OUT.
Time and location: 11:00 a.m. at the entrance to the San Isidro Museum (address: Plaza San Andrés 2).
Duration: Two and a half hours.
Price: 8 euros per person (payment on-site).
Language: Spanish.

For further information and reservations, follow this link or write to:
Guided tours of Arab Madrid