Situation. In a side street of Velázquez Bosco street.
Neighborhood. District of the Cathedral.
Description.The Calleja de las Flores is one of the most popular and tourist streets in Córdoba. Located at a side street on the street of Velázquez Bosco, it is a blind, narrow and pedestrian street that leads to a square.
Its current appearance is due to the interest on the part of the mayor Alfonso Cruz-Conde in beautifying certain places of Cordoba, among which was the Calleja de las Flores, which allowed his brother and also Antonio Cruz-Conde to carry out the remodeling as we know it now to claim tourists.
In the mid-1950s, it was adorned with the arches that now contemplate it, as well as the construction of a fountain designed by the architect Víctor Escribano Ucelay. Integrating archaeological remains in the year 1960. Since then, the Calleja de las Flores has become a photographic icon of the city with hundreds of tourists who daily portray the image of the Mezquita tower from the small terminal plaza of the alley from the flowers. It is part of the historic center of Cordoba that was declared a World Heritage Site by Unesco in 1994.