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Palacio de la Aljaferia

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Address: Aljaferia | calle Los Diputados, Zaragoza, Spain
Phone Number: 976-28-95-28
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Little sister of the Alhambra in Granada

This beautiful Palace seems to be the smaller sister of the famous Alhambra in Granada. When you wonder around you get from one beautiful decorated room to the other... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

This beautiful Palace seems to be the smaller sister of the famous Alhambra in Granada. When you wonder around you get from one beautiful decorated room to the other. Especially some of the ceilings have beautiful decorations The Palace is a short walk from the center (20 min's) and when you I have to choose between the "Pilar" church and... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

The palace is somewhat outside the centre, but worthwhile the 20 min walk (in 32 degrees). Beautiful architecture, impressive wooden ceilings. Harmonious.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Ok this palace is good,but too little info also in english,you get a brochure in Spanish,that's it.The lunch break that they have nearly diminished my wish to go back,but still we stayed more hours in the city so that we could see the indoors.The total time you will spend for seeing this attraction plus photo taking is 1 hour.Half of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

First off, I fully agree to get those most out of this place, you should go on a guided tour. If you are not, then there are English pamphlets in the major areas for you to read (it's a bit dark in some of the rooms) about what you are seeing. I found the place extremely interesting and a welcome... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

The Palacio de la Aljaferia is a stunning fortified Islamic castle built in the second half of the 11th century, after the capture of Zaragoza by Alfonso I of Aragon in 1118 the Palacio became the home of the Christian kings. The palace is now the seat of the Aragon Parliament. Located on the outskirts of the old city centre... More 

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

This is a pleasant walk to the palace - take in Europa square and Cleopatra's needle. Because of the reviews, we decided not to go in to the palace and just wander around the outside. The exterior is quite impressive, again plenty of photo opps. The moat is pretty. Lots of people and their dogs, unfortunately, some don't pick up... More 

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Zaragoza, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

I wished they could have taken more care of it, but more or less preserved.Love the history from, muslim world to Catholic kings to now a place from the Aragonés parlament, a castle by the way!!!

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Cairo, Egypt
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

The Palace is a mini version of Al-hambra, So if you never been to both this place is a good introduction and if you already have, you can give it a visit for it's relaxed surrounding Park. Free on Sunday, and you can see is limited, so take a guided tour for a full understanding of the rich history and... More 

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Annapolis, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

What you can see is limited, so take a guided tour in order to understand and appreciate the rich and interesting history of this palace and its moorish architecture with beautiful arches.

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West Bloomfield, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Discrepant information online, but it is, in fact, free on Sundays. We thought it was a lovely palace with a well maintained exterior. If you've seen Alhambra, you don't need to go out of your way. If you're in Zaragoza, it is worth going if only for the lovely and quiet park surrounding it.

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Additional Information about Palacio de la Aljaferia

Address: Aljaferia | calle Los Diputados, Zaragoza, Spain
Phone Number: 976-28-95-28
Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Aragon  >  Province of Zaragoza  >  Zaragoza
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 2:00 pm  4:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 2:00 pm  4:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 2:00 pm  4:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 2:00 pm  4:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 2:00 pm  4:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 2:00 pm  4:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 2:00 pm  4:30 pm - 8:00 pm

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