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Palacio de la Aljaferia

Address: Aljaferia | calle Los Diputados, Zaragoza, Spain
Phone Number: 976-28-95-28
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Ranked #4 of 78 Attractions in Zaragoza
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Architectural Buildings, Historic Sites, Monuments/ Statues, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Architectural Buildings, Historic Sites, Monuments/ Statues, Sights & Landmarks
Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 8:00 pm

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London
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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

Wow the history, the opulance, the ambiance. Transports you back to 1492 in the main palace rooms. Free enterance on a Sunday.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Not only the Palace is very beautiful but also the gardens all arround of it. On the Palace one will learn a lot with the presentation you pay for. Very nice indeed!

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Munich
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55 reviews 55 reviews
20 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

We were staying by El Pilar, and this was a nice side trip. It is not too far from the city center, so we were able to walk here. We wandered the halls enjoying the beautiful decor and architecture. If you are looking for something different, you should visit.

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Madrid, Spain
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

interesting castle, the mix of the old and new, the Islamic style and the Aragón style. Easy to access, don't forget your camera! :)

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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41 reviews 41 reviews
5 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Take the tour, check times before, well worth the one hour visit. Well explained, and full of photo ops.

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Atlanta, GA
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146 attraction reviews
211 helpful votes 211 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

The Aljaferia was a wreck until the 1950s, when the restoration effort began. A former Islamic and Christian palace, it is now possible to see what is original and what is restored. A good guide is very helpful, since not much of the information is in English. Like other palaces in Spain, there is magnificent tile work, patios and intricate... More 

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Barcelona, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

This is a great sightseeing stop. The palace is restored from the ruins of the 12th century, and includes a well from the 10th century. The guide was magnificent and extremely thorough. I enjoyed it so much that I have made multiple visits.

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Bratislava, Slovakia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
18 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

We went there on thursday.It was about 12:15am ,but a policeman more showed than told us(spanish), that the complex is closed. After all we understood "parlamento" and "politicos" so we conjectured,that the government is doing its work...But I do not understand,WHY we-as the serious turists-can not do our work-to see the history,in the same time the policic are doing their... More 

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London
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33 reviews 33 reviews
7 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

We walked to the palace from the Pilar square on Sunday afternoon. With opening hours till 8pm during the summer season this gave us ample time to wonder around this beautiful Palace. It is described as one of the most representative and emblematic monuments of Aragonese Mudejar Architechture. Both the influences of the Islamic and Christian monarchies are reflected by... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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209 helpful votes 209 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

We were very lucky when we visited this recently. There are English tours available at limited times and we were able to go on one with two other people. So, we were in a group of four with our own tour guide. I think her name was Bea and she was a tremendous McFly and McBusted fan! She was a... More 

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