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Cordoba has an important historical legacy that can be appreciated not only in the great monuments, but also through pieces from different cultures and eras.

Thanks to the different museums that can be visited in Cordoba, visitors may have the opportunity to delve into the history of the well-known City of Three Cultures.

And the best way to make visits to these museums is to stay in Vitium Córdoba

Museo Julio Romero de Torres

Opened in 1931, Julio Romero de Torres museum is the best way to understand Cordoba folklore through the paintings of Julio Romero de Torres, who knew how to capture the Andalusian essence of his homeland. The museum, called after this symbolist painter, gathers his main works in the house where he was born.

The museum is divided into six rooms, depending on the theme. In each room, visitors may appreciate canvases and sculptures of the artist’s family members, his first paintings, his most mystical works and those related to Cordoba and the flamenco spirit of its people. In addition, of the numerous portraits of women that characterized the painting of Julio Romero de Torres, which made him known as The Painter of the Gypsy Muse.

Some of the most famous paintings by Julio Romero de Torres are Fuensanta, El Pecado, La chiquita piconera, La musa gitana or Nuestra señora de Andalucía..

Museo arqueológico y Etnológico de córdoba

The Archaeological Museum of Córdoba is considered as one of the most complete of this typology in Spain. Due to the constant and considerable increase since its opening, what has led to several initiatives such as the construction of an exceptional specialized library or the creation of the service of Urban Archeology Research. If you are art lover, this museum is a must during your visit to Córdoba.

As you walk through the different rooms and courtyards, you can discover and feel the historical and cultural wealth of Córdoba and its surroundings. From Prehistory to the Middle Ages, you can rejoice at countless memories of History and observe the evolution of the different cultures that have lived in Córdoba.

One of the most remarkable works to enjoy is the Leon Iberico found in Nueva Carteya, dated in the 4th century BC.

Museo de bellas artes

Much of the Fine Arts Museum of Córdoba is formed by works belonging to different centuries and, mostly, to local artists, including the contemporary sculpture of Mateo Inurria. You will also find works belonging to artists such as Zurbarán, Antonio del Castillo or Valdés Leal.

The building itself is worth visiting, with a patio full of beautiful orange trees and an impressive baroque -style staircase. There are 6 rooms that are part of the tour of this museum, through which we can go through different artistic styles (baroque, contemporary, Renaissance art …).


Museo Vivo de al-andalus (torre de la calahorra)

The Living Museum of Al-Andalus is located inside the Calahorra Tower, at the end of the imposing Roman Bridge. In its origins, this building was considered a look-out tower for the defense of the city, although for centuries it had different functions, becoming even a prison.

Is one of the most important spaces in the city, symbolizing the interculturality that Córdoba housed for many centuries. Its 8 rooms make possible to traveling through the culture of Al-Andalus and, at the same time, knowing how the coexistence and collaboration between Christians, Jews, and Muslims between the 9th and 12th centuries were.

From the top of the tower, you can enjoy one of the best views and perspectives of the Jewish Quarter.

Palacio de Viana

This palace-museum is in the urban center of Córdoba, in the Santa Marina neighborhood.

It is a stately mansion that was built in the 14th century, on an old Roman building of which numerous remains are still preserved.

The first thing that surprises us is the building, due to its different types of Roman and extraordinary crafts of Mudejar and Renaissance. The building is surrounded by a garden and twelve courtyards, united by galleries and for which it has a worldwide fame, which has given it the nickname of the Patios Museum.

It is the maximum exponent of the typical floral courtyards, finding inside all types of typical plant species of Córdoba.

What are you waiting to prepare the suitcases! You already know some of the most important museum options in Córdoba that you should not ignore during your trip to this beautiful city and the best to stay and we told you is Vitium Córdoba

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