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Alcazar

Plaza del Triunfo, s/n | Santa Cruz, 41004 Seville, Spain (Casco Antiguo)
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As featured in 3 days in Seville
Ranked #1 of 127 attractions in Seville
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Type: Architectural Buildings, Historic Sites, Gardens
Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Description: Beautiful medieval Islamic palace showcasing a unique fusion of Spanish Christian and Moorish architecture.
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Lisbon, Lisboa, Portugal
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53 reviews 53 reviews
37 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 NEW

The Alcazar is a breathtaking monument, and a living giant of Spain's diverse cultural heritage. Each wing of this monument will offer you something different and enticing, from older Muslim sections to more recent additions done in the styles of 16th and 17th century architecture. Allow yourself to be lost in this wonder. Time flies once there, and for a... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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75 reviews 75 reviews
47 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

When you think you have seen everything and take one last look into the English garden because you heard the cry of peacocks - you know why it is never good to hurry to the next site! A gaggle of tourists moved on after traipsing on the grass taking their peacock pics and being disciplined loudly by a fierce security... More

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

Gorgeous architecture. The gardens are a treat for al the senses. Beautiful place to be lost and meditate for a while.

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

It's beautifully preserved, tranquil, intimate, cool (from a temperature point of view) and thoroughly enjoyable. Everything that the Alhambra is not.

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Augusta, Georgia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

Tile work and history was so interesting and the gardens went on and on, lovely places to sit and enjoy. Be sure to ask for a map, we got lost in the gardens. If you want to see it at night be sure to make reservations a couple days in advance.

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Dusseldorf, Germany
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

As stated by an earlier reviewer, I took the recommendation of using the sound guide and it made the entire experience so much more interesting. The audio guide points out elements the untrained eye would otherwise not notice and it gives a very good overview of the history and details of some of the wonderful things there are to see.... More

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Bonogin, Australia
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

Great to understand the alternate religious history that happened in Seville. The gardens are also well kept. Go early before it gets too hot.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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52 reviews 52 reviews
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33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

What an amazing oasis in the middle of an amazing city. The gardens are absolutely stunning and are not to be missed - be on the lookout for the resident peacocks, too! Just immaculate gardens that seem to stretch on and on. And the buildings surrounding the gardens are an architectural wonder. Just stunning in detail and beauty. Go enjoy... More

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Oslo, Norway
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22 reviews 22 reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

Highly recommended for everyone visiting Seville. You should spend the 5 € on the guiding system to get the details and take your time thru the history of this buildings and parks

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

This is a lovely way to spend an afternoon, especially in the heat and the gardens are just never ending and amazing

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