Almodovar del Rio in Cordoba province belongs to the Valle Medio del Guadalquivir region. This population was established next to the Guadalquivir river and Cerro del Castillo. Through the area north of the current town, finds of amphorae and coins have been found.
Ayuntamiento de Almodovar del Rio
Plaza de la Constitucion 4, 14720 Almodovar del Rio (Cordoba)
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1h 55 min
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In the year 740 the Muslims established a fortress on the Hill, for five centuries it was under the Muslim mandate, until in the year 1240 it was incorporated into the Crown of Castile. This town has several archaeological sites that show the existence of human settlements dating from the Paleolithic era.
The castle of Almodovar del Rio in Cordoba is located on a 252-meter hill. Its construction dates from the year 720, carried out by the Muslims, in 1901 The Count of Torralva began the reconstruction of the castle that would last until 1936. The castle of Almodovar del Rio Castle in Cordoba has been the scene of several movies and series such as the famous series Game of Thrones.
- 28th of March – Souk of the Enchantment. This Andalusian souk is held every year in the vicinity of the Almodovar castle in Cordoba province to commemorate the legend of Zaida, “la Encanta”. During a weekend it proposes multiple activities such as a craft and gastronomy market, participatory workshops, street entertainment, children’s activities and attractions, a display of ancient trades, etc. Highlighting its central act on Saturday night: the theatrical representation of the Legend of the Enchantment. A spectacular multidisciplinary montage with more than 40 actors and video mapping projections on the towers and walls of the castle.