“We will rest under pomegranates, palm trees, apple trees, in the shade of anything beautiful and leafy, and we will walk among vineyards, enjoying the splendid faces that we will see, in a high palace, made with noble stones.”
- Salomon Ibn Gabirol –
2.50 – 3 hours approximately
There was a time, almost a thousand years ago, when Jews, Christians and Muslims shared the same territory in the southeast of the Iberian Peninsula and together they flourished. Europe experienced one of the longest periods of cultural splendor. For more than three hundred years, in Medieval Spain, Muslims, Jews and Christians lived together and prospered, thus emerging a multicultural civilization. Great personalities from different religious denominations made contributions in areas such as Poetry, art, architecture, cuisine, music, science, agriculture, navigation, and even, hydraulic technology.
This rich and complex culture reached its peak in the Mediterranean during the Middle Ages. However, the desire for expansion and conquest of territories, power, absolutism and religious fanaticism led to the extinction of this unusual period in our history.
This coexistence has influenced the formation of our national identity.
On this visit, we will remember together with our expert guide on this subject, this heritage and the places that these people inhabited, their history, literature, music and painting that will bring us closer to that multicultural Andalusian society of the Middle Ages and their Christian primary contributions, the jewish and muslmana
Plaza Del Carmen 10 minutes before the start