Plan what to see in Cordoba: Places to visit, history, gastronomy, cultural events, amazing activities, accommodation and recommendations.
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Is startling a stroll through the historic center of Cordoba, overwhelms not only by its beauty but also overwhelms because there you feel part of history, history of love and hate, of construction and destruction, coexistence and confrontation.
Cordoba is a city with over two millennia of history, reflected in its streets, its culture and its people
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All this history has left vestiges of incalculable value, it is not surprising that Córdoba is the largest urban space declared World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
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Córdoba history has given rise to a constant mixture of cultures and traditions that lead to a unique, varied and cosmopolitan cuisine. This has been recognized by the Latin American Academy of Gastronomy, giving this city the LatinAmerican Capitality of the Gastronomic Culture in 2014.
|Startes||Cordoba Garlic White, jumble of Baena, garlic of the hand, bean stew, potato salad Cordoba, ajili Mojili, colorao garlic, pot Cordobese, Andalusian gazpacho and carnerete.|
|Meats||Cochifrito of baby goat, hands baked pork, honey lamb, veal with artichokes in a Cordobese style , oxtail stew, lamb stew and rabbit stew.|
|Fish||Rin-Ran, sopeao garlic, fried anchovies, cod fillet with tomato, with onion, center tuna, marinated bream, spider grilled, grilled squid, grilled swordfish, fried squid and boiled or fried eggs.|
|Desserts||Cakes of pasta Frola, garrotillos, quince paste and cheese, cakes, shortbread, tocinito sky with caramel, sour orange sorbet, couland filling with Pedro Ximenez and porridge of Cordoba|
|Wines and Drinks||Wines with denomination of origin Moriles and spirits of Rute|
|Other Products||Traditional crafts of Cordoba, and also its virgin olive oil|
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Accommodations in Cordoba
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Some notes on the history of Cordoba
To enjoy Córdoba is essential to know something of its history, here’s a short summary of the most important dates.
|230 B.C.C.||The Carthaginians conquered the ancient settlement of tartessos naming it Karduba|
|206 B.C.C.||After the battle of Ilipa the Romans conquered the city and called Corduba.|
|45 B.C.C.||Julius Caesar besieged the city that was taken by assault, by deciding to punish it with its destruction.|
|411 A.C.C.||Cordoba was plundered and occupied by the Vandals|
|550||Cordoba was occupied by the Byzantines who had come to the aid of Atanagildo against King Agila I.|
|572||Cordoba was conquered by the Visigoth king Leovigildo.|
|711||Cordoba was conquered by the Arabs|
|756||Abderramán I defeated to the Emir Abbaside on the doors of Córdoba and emerged as the only authority in Andalusia|
|785||The construction of the Mezquita mosque starts.|
|929||The Independent Emirate of Cordoba becomes the Caliphate of Córdoba, run by the Umayyad dynasty, that was the period of greatest splendor of the city.|
|1236||The city fell to the Castilian-Leon dynasty headed by sovereign Fernando III|
|1478||The Catholic Monarchs moved to the city to prepare its military campaign against the Kingdom of Granada, and this is where Christopher Columbus presents the Catholic Monarchs its overseas project|
|1808||The city was armed trying to stop the march of General Dupont, however, the city was sacked by the French.|
|1936||The colonel Ciriaco Gravel, military governor of the province and head of Heavy Artillery Regiment No. 1 in Cordoba, declared a state of war and joining the coup.|
|1984||The historic town center was declared by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site.|
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