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Cordoba Jewish Quarter

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Cordoba Jewish quarter

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Basic Information

Location Cordoba, Spain
Country Spain
City Cordoba

General Information

Open to visitors yes
Need appointment no
Handicap accessibility no
Geographical Coordinates 37.88473,-4.77915

General

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.

History

The Jews were established in Cordoba in Roman and Visigothic times.

After the 8th century, under Arab rule, Jewish life and culture flourished.

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