Centro de Interpretación de la Fiesta de los Patios Trueque Cuatro

Museum in Córdoba

The Centro de Interpretación de la Fiesta de los Patios Trueque Cuatro or Patios Festival Visitors’ Centre is an perfect example of one of the house-patios that take part in the annual Fiesta de los Patios de Córdoba. The center was set up for visitors can experience a Cordovan courtyards throughout the year. It also shows how the courtyard has evolved over time and the changes made to the house, which helps to explain the history and evolution of the hundreds of ‘neighbours’ houses’ which originally gave rise to the Festival of the Courtyards (Patios) of Cordoba.

Fiesta de los Patios de Córdoba

The Fiesta de los Patios de Córdoba refers to the two weeks in May when the courtyards of private homes are opened to the public by their owners and are put on display. Córdoban’s share their courtyards with the community they belong to.

Intangible Cultural Heritage

The visitors center was founded to mark that the festival celebrates more than flowers or pretty patios. In 2012 the festival was declared by the UNESCO as an Intangible Cultural Heritage. This is an emphasis on the people that take part and the human values involved in the lifestyle centered round a domestic courtyard.The culture around a patio forms part of the collective memory of the people of Córdoba.

 

Visiting Centro de Interpretación de la Fiesta de los Patios Trueque Cuatro

Hours:

From September 1 to March 31

From 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Monday, Friday and Saturday: 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Sundays and holidays: 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.


Price:

Free

Address: Interpretation Center of the Fiesta de los Patios Calle Trueque, 4 14002 Córdoba Spain
Telephone: +34 957 490 223
Duration: 20 minutes

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