Medinat Azahara

Beauty and Power in the Caliphate of Cordoba

The city of splendor, the city of light. The Versailles of the Middle Ages. Her beauty was as sublime as it was fleeting. Founded by Caliph Abderramán III in 936 and destroyed by Berbers in 1010, it housed the beauty and knowledge of Al-Andalus within its walls. Today it continues to dazzle the visitor wishing to e explore one of the most interesting episodes in the history of mankind.