Roman Temple of Córdoba

Córdoba, Spain

The construction of Roman temple in Córdoba began during the reign of Emperor Claudius (41-54 AD) and ended some forty years later, during the reign of Emperor Domitian (81-96 CE). Presumably it was dedicated to the imperial cult. The temple underwent some changes in the 2nd century, reforms that coincide with the relocation of the colonial forum.

In the area had already been found architectural elements, such as drums of columns, capitals, etc. all in marble, so the area was known as los marmolejos. This area of Córdoba could become between the 1st century and the 2nd century, as the provincial forum of the Colonia Patricia, title that received the city during the Roman rule.

The building was situated on a podium and consisted of six columns on its front facade and ten columns on each side. Currently, the only remains left of the building are its foundation, the stairs, the altar and some shafts of columns and capitals.



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Founded: c. 50 AD
Category: Prehistoric and archaeological sites in Spain

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Bilaal Afzal (37 days ago)
Another excellent tourist sight to visit and enjoy the history of the place.
Brad Brooks (2 months ago)
This quick stop was on a fast itinerary that started with a 07h10 train from Granada and ending with an afternoon train to Seville. I checked my bags at the bus terminal, walked down the park boulevard, turned at the Roman Mausoleum, and headed almost due east through one of the main squares, to this place. I then headed to a four-hour walking tour "artencordoba"... WORTH IT!!! Anything Roman, still standing, outside of Rome, is cool, right?
Jan Tomas (3 months ago)
Incredible thing that just pops up in front off you. On the other hand. Thats it, no more to it
Vark R (4 months ago)
Amazing to be able to see these ruins. T9 stand in a place once so important is powerful.
Canadian Travel Review (6 months ago)
Roman ruins in the middle of a neighborhood. Fascinating to see among the Spanish architecture. Not very big. Worth a detour if you are in the area. Not worth going out of your way.
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