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Old mill

Molino de la Albolafia is the remains of an old water mill built by the Moors on the banks of the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
London, United Kingdom
Cats on a wheel

As others have said, not much to it but decent photo opportunity when passing. We returned at night... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Avenida del Alcazar | Near Roman Bridge, 14003 Cordoba, Spain
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Molino de la Albolafia is the remains of an old water mill built by the Moors on the banks of the river overlooking the Roman Bridge. Not much left to see.

Thank Nomadman411978
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As others have said, not much to it but decent photo opportunity when passing. We returned at night with some left over steak from dinner & fed the kitties who came from all directions & were very grateful- only wished we had more!!

Thank lexisa
Reviewed 7 July 2018

A good place to visit if you happen to stroll by the riverside while on your visit to Córdoba. They are near the town center and very easy to find.

Thank Eva_Bravo
Reviewed 26 May 2018

This old waterwheel stands among ancient ruins and dates to the Moorish period. It was built under orders of Abd al-Rahman II to carry river water up to the Alcazar Palace and Gardens. It was removed by order of Queen Isabella but later rebuilt. It...More

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Reviewed 6 April 2018

You don't need to find the ruin of this water mill. You will see it when you walk along the water to the direction of the roman bridge. The wheel self is still oke but it is out of the axle and the area is...More

Thank Solodam J
Reviewed 18 December 2017

Stuck at the side of the river below the Roman Bridge and near the Alcazar, this stands testament to the industry of years gone by. Probably by the Monks in the nearby erstwhile monastery. Now home to a family of Siamese cats, who people obviously...More

Thank dick h
Reviewed 5 June 2017

These are the ruins of a Moorish era watermill a on a small island in the river Guadalquivir a short distance downstream from the Roman bridge. It was built to take water to the gardens of the nearby Alcazar Palace and reflects the advance engineering...More

Thank TAIN2013
Reviewed 3 November 2016

This is an old mill near by the Roman bridge. The best seeing is from the bridge, in the opposite shore.

Thank Ramon_Knudsen
Reviewed 1 October 2016

There isn't much you can do with this site other than photograph it from the wall or the bridge. It is derelict but shows the ingenuity of the arabs in making sure their gardens were irrigated.

Thank MarcusHurley
Reviewed 27 August 2016

Thisw windmill is one of those medieval windmills that used to be seen on all the main rivers in the Andalusia. It is more than unique for being preserved and enjoyed in Córdoba, even if it is really just to be taken picture of. You...More

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We asked a few people, but no-one seemed to know.