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Address: Patio de Banderas, s / n., 41004 Seville, Spain
Phone Number: 954 50 23 24
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: Yes
Description: Beautiful medieval Islamic palace showcasing a unique fusion of Spanish...
Beautiful medieval Islamic palace showcasing a unique fusion of Spanish Christian and Moorish architecture.
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Beautiful gardens

You could easily spend a couple of hours here. Huge gardens and a very beautiful palace. We even spotted a few peacocks, one with its tail completely fanned out. :)

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 24, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW via mobile

You could easily spend a couple of hours here. Huge gardens and a very beautiful palace. We even spotted a few peacocks, one with its tail completely fanned out. :)

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Lincolnshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

Well worth a visit. A very place to walk around . Gives a real flavour of Seville. Very close to many other sights to see in Seville. If you are over sixty take some photo ID as you will get in much cheaper.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

The ability of the ancient builders to create the diversity of architecture and to decorate it in such lavish style is incredible. It defies the imagination and is an incredible visual delight.

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Norton, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

There was a time when religious tolerances were acceptable and embraced. This palace, still used, was built then. A great example of Muslim and Christian synergy.

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Brighton, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

We paid extra for a guided tour by City Experts. Our guide - Ari - was great and without her it would have just been another building. So pay extra for a guide! The building is very interesting and the gardens are beautiful - unfortunately we didn't get to see all the gardens due to torrential rain!

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

Building very large and interesting. Several different types of architecture and decorative styles--illustrating difference inhabitants. Extensive garden too.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

The peace and tranquillity once one entered the gardens. Great architecture within the gardens. The palm trees and immaculate hedges were lovely.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

Really enjoyed touring the Alcazar, gardens are gorgeous, stunning architecture, really reccomend spending the time and extra $ to tour the royal apartments upstairs

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

Although the Alhambra remains my favorite, I truly enjoyed visiting the Alcazar. It was very crowded and difficult to take great pictures, but this is so different than other palaces and castles in Europe. The Arab influence sets this apart from others that you may have visited. I really love Andalusia because of the Moorish influence during 800 years. The... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

Don't get me wrong, it was a stunning building and the gardens are vast. But if you are on a whistle stop tour of Seville over a long weekend, unless you like blue tiles, plates and rose gardens, this is not a priority. There's plenty more stunning architecture and beauty around this city to take in before you eat up... More 

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