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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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Incredibly interesting

Small but detailed museum with many historical elements of what life was like for the Jewish... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
drdia
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Vancouver, Washington
I wish we had had more time here!

Because our lunch at the nearby Sepharad restaurant took longer than expected, and we had to get on... read more

Reviewed 25 November 2017
Ken J
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Asbury Park, New Jersey
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“jewish life” (30 reviews)
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Calle Judios S/N | Frente a la Sinagoga, 14004 Cordoba, Spain
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Calle Judios S/N | Frente a la Sinagoga, 14004 Cordoba, Spain
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Small but detailed museum with many historical elements of what life was like for the Jewish population in Córdoba prior to the 15th century. The museum is in an old house and is a private collection of books, art, artifacts, documents, clothing. Also a wonderful...More

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

Dear friend, thank you very much for visiting us and for your positive valoration. We try everyday to offer an unique experience, through our texts, collection, guided tours and, of course, Alex' wonderful singing. All the same, we work with local artisans to offer exclusive...More

Reviewed 25 November 2017

Because our lunch at the nearby Sepharad restaurant took longer than expected, and we had to get on our tour bus back to Seville, we only had 15 minutes here, and that definitely wasn't long enough. I wish we had had a solid hour or...More

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Casa de Sefarad C, Gerente at Casa de Sefarad, responded to this reviewResponded 30 November 2017

Dear Ken, thank you very much for your visit and comment. It is true that our Museum requires at least of 30-40 minutes to be vsited and quite more to be properly tasted. We hope you'll have the opportunity to visit us with the necessary...More

Reviewed 20 November 2017

The Staff were very engaged in their desire to present the subject of Jewish life in Spain, especially Cordoba. The Museum was very well organized and most if not all written materials were available in English. Being of Sephardic background myself I gained more insight...More

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Casa de Sefarad C, Gerente at Casa de Sefarad, responded to this reviewResponded 30 November 2017

Dear friend, thank you very much for visiting us and for your positive valoration. We do thank you specially for your comment on the staff engagement. As we always say, this is a job, but it cannot be just a job, every member of the...More

Reviewed 14 November 2017

This was the only place we found during our two week visit to Andalusi that discussed the Sefarad (Spanish Jews) history. The guides were very educational and it was enlightening to learn how the Spanish inquisition came to be and how the Moors and Jews...More

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Casa de Sefarad C, Gerente at Casa de Sefarad, responded to this reviewResponded 17 November 2017

Dear friend, thank you very much for your visit and your kind words. We make a continous effort to explain and recover the very important Jewish heritage in Spanish culture and identity. It is not only a past chapter of our history, but also a...More

Reviewed 9 November 2017

Adjacent to the Synagogue. Lots of interesting information given about Jewish life as well the life and philosophy of Maimonides. At the end of the tour is a small gift shop with some beautiful handmade items for sale such as yarmulkes and challah covers.More

1  Thank chitownsam
Casa de Sefarad C, Gerente at Casa de Sefarad, responded to this reviewResponded 15 November 2017

Dear friend, thank you very much for visiting us and for your positive valoration. We are proud of the quantity and quality of our texts, because there is a lot to explain to recover the Spanish Jewish Legacy, almost completely wiped out. We are also...More

Reviewed 6 November 2017

Though this is a small museum with artifacts from around the world, (not just Spain, Portugal or Northern Africa), I, like others who have reviewed here on TA, wish the Museum showed us more regarding Jewish life in Spain prior to the Inquisition. Tell us...More

1  Thank Eur0pe2013
Casa de Sefarad C, Gerente at Casa de Sefarad, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2017

Dear friend, thank you very much for your visit and support. We are a private and independent center so we rely only on the visitors tickets and shop sales. We would also like to have more space so we could show more on the rich...More

Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

This museum is well worth a visit. It's just round the corner from the Synagogue but is much less crowded. The museum covers many aspects of the Jews of Cordoba as well as tackling the wider issues of exiled peoples and religious intolerance. Displays feature...More

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Casa de Sefarad C, Gerente at Casa de Sefarad, responded to this reviewResponded 4 November 2017

Dear friend, thank you very much indeed for your visit and your positive remarks. We are really glad you have such a wonderful experience visiting our Casa. We do know we give quite a lot of information to read, but you can trust us that...More

Reviewed 26 October 2017

We found this museum when searching for the synagogue, which was open on that Monday, although the guide told us it wouldn't be (and the sign outside said it wasn't open either!) It's a step away from the synagogue. At first it looks quite small...More

1  Thank AmusedKaliningrad
Casa de Sefarad C, Gerente at Casa de Sefarad, responded to this reviewResponded 27 October 2017

Dear friend, thank you for visiting us and for your positive valoration. We are glad you "discovered" us, because it's like how we love to be met. We are also glad that see our Museum to be telling a coherent story, because we are interested...More

Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

Really fascinating stop in the city. You learn a lot about Maimonides as well as Jews in the Iberian Peninsula. It is a pretty quick stop overall, so for it in!

Thank Arthur C
Casa de Sefarad C, Gerente at Casa de Sefarad, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2017

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

Reviewed 24 October 2017

We stopped to visit the casa de Sefarad on a bus tour. It is realyy beutiful and the gardens around it are also beautiful.

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Casa de Sefarad C, Gerente at Casa de Sefarad, responded to this reviewResponded 27 October 2017

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

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Carly M
23 December 2015|
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Response from Fdo10 | Reviewed this property |
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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Miriam T
14 April 2015|
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