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Alcazar de los Reyes Cristianos

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Address: Pl. Campo Santo de los Martires, San Basilio, 14004 Cordoba, Spain
Phone Number: +34 957 42 01 51
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Description: The palace-fortress of the Christian Kings has tranquil gardens and...
The palace-fortress of the Christian Kings has tranquil gardens and fountains.
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You must visit the gardens

We purchased a tourist bus ticket that included entry to the Alcazar and went not quite knowing what to expect. The views from the tower are good, but the gardens were a lovely... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 27, 2015
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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015 NEW

We purchased a tourist bus ticket that included entry to the Alcazar and went not quite knowing what to expect. The views from the tower are good, but the gardens were a lovely surprise. Varied flowers and shrubs with beautiful colours around long pools with fountains. It is an excellent spot to relax after walking around town. Lovely to find... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 NEW

The gardens are breath-taking. Definitely recommend a visit if your in Cordoba. Well worth the entrance fee just to see the stunning water features and gardens.

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

I have to admit that the entrance fee is quite high for what it offers. There are just some well maintained gardens that I dont know if it worth spending time in it, unless you never saw kind of that before. Otherwise, Cordoba has much better things to offer for the same money.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

Recently went to Cordoba and one evening spent time at the sound, light and water display. Not seen one before and was amazed at the skills used in putting together this display. Took around 45 minutes and gave us a lovely ending to the evening after eating in the nearby street.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

Very little information provided in other languages. Aside from the gardens, much of the building was in ruins with little historical data on the site.

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Lisbon, Portugal
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW via mobile

The house was a bit of a disappointment, lots of semi empty rooms, but the gardens were lovely and worth a visit. We didn't stay for the evening but met someone who said it was great.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

From the tower of the Alcazar you get a nice view of the city and I really enjoyed the stroll in in the beautiful gardens.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Absolutely stunning gardens! The Alcazar itself was quite unique in terms of pattern design however, was quite plain at the same time as it was empty. The whole area is HUGE! You can spend a good hour just walking around. The down side was that there were no maps to guide you which mean't sometimes you'd be walking around in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

We booked tickets for the evening light, sound and water show at the Alcazar, beginning with a very professional presentation of Cordoba's history displayed on one of the walls of the castle's interior garden. This took about ten minutes, after which we walked aalong a torchlight route in the outside gardens to the music-and-water presentation by the first, long fountain... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

I have muscle aches in my thighs for climbing the steps to the tower and ramparts. The view gave me the Roman bridge and the Tower and the Horse show below. Very crowded going up and down and very steep. Hang on to the rails.

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