The gardens of the medieval Alcazar de los Reyes Cristianos, a fine medieval palace/fortress built mainly by Christian rulers and not far from the Mezquita. Photo by Cristianos003.
After capturing the city from the Muslims in 1236 King Ferdinand of Spain ordered a church building program, mostly on top of mosques.
The stunningly ornate interior of the Iglesia de San José. Photo by Zarateman.
• elaborate Triumphal Statues beside the Roman Bridge.
• a stylish 14th century Jewish Synagogue at the centre of the Jewish quarter.
• three large water mills along the banks of the Guadalquivir River that propelled streams to the palace or ground grain.
• Medinat al Zahara, the ruins of a magnificent palace complex.
• Banos Califales, stone walls and pillars of 10th century Arabic-style hammam, bathhouses.
Malaga to Córdoba distance: 169 kms. By train or car/bus taking about 2 hours.