A perfect complement to the visit of the Mosque is the archaeological site of Madinat al-Zahra and the Interpretation Center, located 10 km from the city. The City Palatine built by Abderrahman III, first Caliph of Qurtuba and center of his power, the Dar Al Mulk. 110 hectares of which only 10% have been excavated.
A demonstration of the Cordoba power at tenth century.>p>The guided tour takes three to four hours. Do not trust the guides without official accreditation.