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Casa de Sefarad

Calle Judios S/N | Frente a la Sinagoga, 14004 Cordoba, Spain
+34 957 42 14 04
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Fascinating city

Cordoba is an ancient city capturing the Islamic, Jewish and Christian influences of Andalucia. I... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
ruth s
Wonderful museum of Jewish life culture

We found this museum so interesting that we stayed 2 hours. It is set around a courtyard and traces... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Calle Judios S/N | Frente a la Sinagoga, 14004 Cordoba, Spain
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Cordoba is an ancient city capturing the Islamic, Jewish and Christian influences of Andalucia. I highly recommend a visit!

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Casa de Sefarad C, Gerente at Casa de Sefarad, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Ruth, thank you very much for your visit and enthusiastic remark. Kind regards, Esther Sánchez Casa de Sefarad Manager

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We found this museum so interesting that we stayed 2 hours. It is set around a courtyard and traces the history of the Shephardic Jews. Obviously much space is devoted to the Inquisition.

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Casa de Sefarad C, Gerente at Casa de Sefarad, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Hilary, thank you very much for your passionated visit and your positive remarks. We are glad we enchanted you so much. Kind regards, Esther Sánchez Casa de Sefarad Manager

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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are in the Jewish quarter of Córdoba this museum is worth a visit. Historical information on the historical lives of Jews in this region. Some artifacts and very interesting biographies of famous Jews that lived here. Currently there is a very informative exhibition...More

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Casa de Sefarad C, Gerente at Casa de Sefarad, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear friend, thank you very much for visiting us and for your valoration. To our permanent collection, displayed in nine different galleries of our 14th century house, we add regularly temporary activities as the temporary exhibit on Muslim that saved Jews during the Holocaust. We...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a small museum of Jewish history in Córdoba and Andalusia. Important for all to remember the complex, interwoven histories of Jews,Muslims and Christians.

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Casa de Sefarad C, Gerente at Casa de Sefarad, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear friend, thank you very much for your visit and kind valoration. As you say, it is very important to remember, to keep the memory alive, in order no to repeat the darkest parts of our History. Kind regards, Esther Sánchez Casa de Sefarad Manager

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Reviewed 13 April 2018

This little museum is opposite the synagogue, sadly closed at the moment. It's a history of Sephardi Jews in Spain, before and through the expulsion in 1492, the Spanish Inquisition, and currently a display of those Spanish Muslims who sheltered Jewish people during WWII. Multiple...More

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Casa de Sefarad C, Gerente at Casa de Sefarad, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear friend, thank you very much for your visit and very positive valoration. We are glad you enjoyed your time in our Museum. Kind regards, Esther Sánchez Casa de Sefarad Manager

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Reviewed 11 April 2018

A really interesting introduction to the often-forgotten history of the Sephardic (Spanish) Jews. The exhibits cover dress, cuisine, rites, music, language, persecution and the diaspora. The written explanations are good, but I recommend taking one of the guided tours. The guides are very knowledgeable and...More

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Casa de Sefarad C, Gerente at Casa de Sefarad, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Dear Luke, thank you very much for your visit and positive valoration. There is really not much more to add to your comments. We are really glad you enjoyed and learned so much. Kind regards, Esther Sánchez Casa de Sefarad Manager

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Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

A lot of explanations on the functions of all the rooms of the house. Cooking, weaving, politics, religion, history: this place is a very large testimony

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Casa de Sefarad C, Gerente at Casa de Sefarad, responded to this reviewResponded 29 March 2018

Dear friend, thank you very your visit and valoration. We are always working to provide a better experience and understanding of ths very important part of Spanish and Jewish histories and cultures. Kind regards, Esther Sánchez Casa de Sefarad Manager

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Reviewed 16 March 2018

Highly recommended. We started with a tour in English and then spent time in the rooms with the many creative and living exhibits. This is very well put together. If you are interested in Jewish life in Córdoba you have to go.

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Casa de Sefarad C, Gerente at Casa de Sefarad, responded to this reviewResponded 23 March 2018

Dear Peter, thank you very much for visiting our Museum and for your positive recommendation. Our guided tours (in English, Spanish or French) are, undoubtedly, the best way to know Casa de Sefarad. Kind regards, Esther Sánchez Casa de Sefarad Manager

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Reviewed 9 March 2018

We thoroughly enjoyed our visit to Casa de Sefarad. We learned so much about the Jewish people living in Cordoba before and during the Spanish Inquisition. There were plenty of rooms with the house open with many different artifacts to view. They also did a...More

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Casa de Sefarad C, Gerente at Casa de Sefarad, responded to this reviewResponded 23 March 2018

Dear Victoria, thank you very much for your visit and enthusiastic valoration. We are glad you enjoyed so much our Museum. Kind regards Esther Sánchez Gerente de Casa de Sefarad

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Reviewed 14 February 2018

This small museum is located in a beautiful building with a striking patio (courtyard). We did not go on a tour, but explored on our own. The museum is divided thematically in different rooms, for example the Life Cycle, Synagogue, and Festivities rooms, etc. I...More

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Casa de Sefarad C, Gerente at Casa de Sefarad, responded to this reviewResponded 16 February 2018

Dear friend, thank you very much for your visit and review. We also offer the posibility to know our Museum with a guided tour for the same prize (4€) including some sephardic chants "a capella". Kind regards, Esther Sánchez Casa de Sefarad Manager

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Carly M
23 December 2015|
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Hi. We were there on Sunday June 28, 2015 @ 11:00 AM and the guided tour (at no extra charge) began @ 12:00. It was opened then, from 10:00 to 18:00 Monday through Saturday and 11:00 through 14:00 on Sundays. You can... More
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