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Viana Palace

Nicknamed the Museum of Patios, this palace with five centuries of history will seduce you with its fabulous courtyards with varied atmospheres.
The Viana Palace is a palace-museum located on the Plaza Don Gome in Cordoba. Built-in the 14th century, it is renowned for having the most beautiful Cordoba patios. Twelve of them bring a total change of scenery to the city's heart thanks to their showy greenery. You travel throughout your visit, creating a different style in each patio. Formerly owned by the Marquis of Viana, it was then bought to be renovated and open to the outside public. Inside, we discover a beautiful collection of Renaissance art as well as an archive with more than 800 documents linked to the Spanish nobility.
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FAQs for Viana Palace

  • What are the names of the different patios in Viana Palace?
    There are 12 called the Reception Patio, Cats, Oranges, Gates, Madam, Columns, Basin, Well, Gardeners, Portal, Chapel, and Archive. Each patio has a unique atmosphere thanks to the colors, the choice of flowers, smells and sounds diffused.

  • What is the origin of the name of Viana Palace?
    It was the residence of the Marquis of Villaseca who became, over the course of the descendants, the Marquis of Viana.

  • What kind of documents can be found at Viana Palace?
    Created in 2004, the archive fund is composed mainly of wills or concessions and privileges concerning the Marquis dating from the 12th to the 19th century.

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