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“Moorish water mill”

Molino de la Albolafia
Ranked #69 of 148 things to do in Cordoba
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Reviewed 5 June 2017

These are the ruins of a Moorish era watermill a on a small island in the river Guadalquivir a short distance downstream from the Roman bridge. It was built to take water to the gardens of the nearby Alcazar Palace and reflects the advance engineering of the Moors.

The waterwheel is complete although it no longer turns. However, the building of the mill is now in ruins.

Worth a short visit as part of a tour of the historic quarter.

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Reviewed 3 November 2016

This is an old mill near by the Roman bridge. The best seeing is from the bridge, in the opposite shore.

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Reviewed 1 October 2016

There isn't much you can do with this site other than photograph it from the wall or the bridge. It is derelict but shows the ingenuity of the arabs in making sure their gardens were irrigated.

Thank MarcusHurley
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Reviewed 27 August 2016

Thisw windmill is one of those medieval windmills that used to be seen on all the main rivers in the Andalusia. It is more than unique for being preserved and enjoyed in Córdoba, even if it is really just to be taken picture of. You can see it, by the way, also from the Roman bridge.

Thank Orientoholic
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Reviewed 14 March 2016

Having visited the cathedral, a walk on down to the river over the bridge in the sun, is a nice way to relax, look back at the cathedarl and take in the views. There is not much left of the wheel now, but you can see how the old bridge spanned the river on several towers, which had whhelhouse contained within to supply water to the town.

Thank SagaloutsTour
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