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Cordoba Jewish Quarter
Cordoba Jewish quarter
|Location Cordoba, Spain|
|Open to visitors yes|
|Need appointment no|
|Handicap accessibility no|
|Geographical Coordinates 37.88473,-4.77915|
There is a statue of Seneca in the entrance gate, La Puerta de Almodavar. The Jewish Quarter reaches as far as Calle El Rey Heredia to the northeast and the Mosque to the south
The main attraction of the Jewish Quarter (Juderia) is the ancient synagogue.
Today the Juderia is also known for its jewelry and silversmith shops.
The Jews were established in Cordoba in Roman and Visigothic times.
After the 8th century, under Arab rule, Jewish life and culture flourished.