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Molino de la Albolafia

Avenida del Alcazar | Near Roman Bridge, 14003 Cordoba, Spain
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Old water wheels

A good place to visit if you happen to stroll by the riverside while on your visit to Córdoba. They... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Eva_Bravo
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Cordoba, Spain
Old Waterwheel

This old waterwheel stands among ancient ruins and dates to the Moorish period. It was built under... read more

Reviewed 26 May 2018
Dan L
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Bunbury, Australia
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Avenida del Alcazar | Near Roman Bridge, 14003 Cordoba, Spain
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

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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

Thank Dan L
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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

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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
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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

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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.

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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.

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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

Thank Orientoholic
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Reviewed 14 March 2016

Having visited the cathedral, a walk on down to the river over the bridge in the sun, is a nice way to relax, look back at the cathedarl and take in the views. There is not much left of the wheel now, but you can...More

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Reviewed 28 September 2015

Its nice as a sightseeng attraction but above that its a reminder of a glory of the muslims history in spain.

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Stevestokes
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