From royal residence to military prison, the Alcazar is among Cordoba’s major landmarks. It sits next to the Guadalquivir River and is near the Mezquita. Earmarked as a World Cultural Heritage Site by UNESCO, the Alcazar is composed of a royal palace and fortress.
Explore the fortress with its sarcophagi and ancient artifacts. Amble along the meticulously manicured gardens. Climb the four towers – Lion’s Tower, Vela Tower, Homanaje Tower and River Tower. Discover the Caballerezas Reales (the Royal Stables).