Meet Cordoba: its Culture and Tradition

Located at the southern part of the Spain in Andalusia, Cordoba is one of the cities which have a rich culture and tradition in the country. Basically it boasts its gastronomic tradition, artistic entertainment and events that would surely enjoys the city’s visitors and people.

If you are fond of getting to know Cordoba through museums, then say hi to the Bullfighting Museum which you can visit at the Plaza Maimonides. The visit will then allow you to encounter different artifacts and contemporary photographs. Here, you can also witness various bullfighter suits, posters, paintings, and other bullfighting paraphernalia. With these, one would surely be satisfied in meeting the unique tradition in Cordoba.

Another museum that could be a key in knowing what the colorful culture of Cordoba is the Fine Arts Museum. This museum was opened as early as the year 1862 and is located in one of the city’s square, the Plaza del Potro. It houses a great number of Baroque collections and 19th century paintings that were made by the famous Italian Renaissance masters. With these, you will surely know by now where to go if you want to witness some of the works of Luis de Morales, Valdes Leal and Zurbaran among others.

Events occurring in Corduba are also pretty amazing. Before the season of Lent, there is actually a carnival which is open to all the people who wants to feel pure happiness and entertainment. Parade also takes place at this time where singers (chirigotas) and thosewho are in costume (comparsas) participates in this wonderful walk around the city’s streets.

Aside from those, you can also satisfy your taste while getting to know Cordova. Annually, a Montilla-Moriles Wine Tasting Festival is being held at the city. This is made available every beginning of the month of May. This activity of wine tasting is also made more entertaining by the live music that is offered. This event is made possible by the professional wine tasters.

These collections of rich culture and tradition of Cordoba are not only kept but also practiced to keep it alive in the lives to its people. And by being a witness of these plays a great part in making Cordoba a place with preserved culture and tradition.