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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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A beautiful place

We had a wonderful time seeing this great monument. The beauty is simply breathtaking. They need to update the bathroom amenities though. There was no toilet roll and soap in... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 25, 2015
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Berlin, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

We had a wonderful time seeing this great monument. The beauty is simply breathtaking. They need to update the bathroom amenities though. There was no toilet roll and soap in the women's bathroom. For a world-class tourist attraction, this is extremely disappointing. Also skip the gardens. They are frustratingly unattractive. We wondered for close to an hour before we gave... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

The place is extraordinary and absolutely interesting. Take some time to enjoy the different rooms and the ancient atmosphere before visiting the gardens. But make sure you are joining a group or have pre-arranged tickets. The queues at the ticket counter can be very long and time consuming.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

A must see and experience. Overwhelming yes, but a bite at a time. Interesting to contrast with the Alhambra in Granada. The layers of history are revealed in the stunning architecture and intricate decoration. Crowds pushy. We had a private guide which made a big difference. With a walking group taking in Adalucia.

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Bexleyheath, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

We could have spent an entire day here, there is so much to see. Amazing rooms and gardens, and don't miss the baths!

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Sarasota, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

After visiting The Alhambra in Granada I didn't think we really needed to see the Alcazar but boy was I wrong! The palace here is breathtaking. This is a must see! The gardens of the Alhambra are much better then the Alcazar. I really enjoyed the Alcazar. Get in line first thing in the morning to avoid the crowds and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

Nothing can prepare you for the sheer size and grandeur of the gardens of the palace. You can spend a day just wandering around them, capturing lunch in the cafe situated there. The palace with its numerous rooms and Moorish influence is excellent, but for me the gardens were the jewel.

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

I may be in the minority, but I liked the Alcazar in Seville as much as, if not more than, the Alhambra in Granada, and also the overall "vibe" of Seville better. The Alcazar had beautiful artwork, interesting rooms from different periods, and gorgeous details in the architecture, similar to the Mudejar style of the Alhambra. We arrive at opening... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW via mobile

On the day I visited these gardens it was close to 40 degrees. The water and the shading made the visit wonderful despite the heat. Beautiful place to see more than once.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

Actually, most of the treasure is quite visible in the gorgeous buildings and art but there is a lovely garden to explore as well and a stunning place on a lower level where water has partially flooded the vaulted rooms. The golden light and play of arches and reflections is truly special

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

The Alcazar is a must-do for your visit to Seville. It is a beautiful palace that Columbus walked the halls in and, Magellean planned his around the world cruise in. You feel it when you are there. It seems a lot of the museum shows off the Spanish tiles and the beautiful gardens. This is a very peaceful, relaxing place... More 

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