Next to the mosque there is a beautiful orange garden, where travelers and locals love to relax during hot days. Among the other Muslim attractions it’s worth to mention Caliph towers built in the 10th century that were part of the southern fortifications of the city. Among the surviving fortifications Calahorra Tower and Roman bridge situated next to it are notable.
Near the aforementioned mosque the Jewish Quarter begins; it is also of great interest for tourists. There are numerous historical monuments on its territory, among which is the largest Spanish synagogue. It was founded in the early 14th century and represents a unique architectural monument.
Among sacred places of Christian culture the Alcazar Palace built on the site of an old Moorish fortress is noteworthy. The palace has witnessed important historical events and celebrated persons. There Columbus had reported before traveling to India. No less remarkable is Viana Palace, which was recently converted into a museum. Among its exhibits there are historical artifacts, antiques and the collection of old paintings.
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