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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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10:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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Fabulous palace

I really admired this Palacio, it really shows the touch of the Islamic culture; so big plan at least 2 hours to see the different parts and rooms of the castle, I believe it a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
Tangier, Morocco

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I really admired this Palacio, it really shows the touch of the Islamic culture; so big plan at least 2 hours to see the different parts and rooms of the castle, I believe it a must visit while staying in Zaragosa. it costs 5 euros for the ticket, but late I heard that the entry is free on Sundays but... More 

Thank Methodman_081
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Massive castle now partly used as the Aragon Parliament. You can visit de interior court and the partly islamic partly gothic building styles (and of course the famous tower where Il Trovatore was imprisoned, or so the story goes).

Thank MrTrovador
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If somebody doesn't have a chance to visit any of the great monuments of the moorish architecture in Andalucia, Aljaferia is a nice digest. I recommend having a look inside, especially on Sundays, when it's free

Thank Anna M
Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I now have a (small) regret in my life: I didn't visit Spain earlier in my traveling life when my strength, stamina and curiosity could pace one another through its cities and towns. Italy never suffered the destruction wrought by the Moors who invaded Spain in the 8th to 11th centuries, the battles to reclaim the territories, the anarchy of... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is worth the trip all the way from Madrid. Be careful with their hours. They close for siesta and you need at least 2 hours in the building. Audio guide is super informative. From the massive moat to the intricate carvings to the garden, it is a site to behold.

Thank sambachica
Wellesley, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you have been to the other Alcazars and palaces in Spain, it is not a must. Also, the hours are odd, closed middle of the day.

Thank Ryewit
Warrington, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This proved to be a highlight of our visit to Zaragoza and quite unexpected. It is a lovely old palace dating back to Moorish times and has all the beauty you would expect of that era. You can easily spend 2 to 3 hours there enjoying the very well,presented history of the palace.

Thank Geoff M
Norfolk, Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Moors left their mark on Zaragoza. This is a fabulous palace that has some very nice moorish features. It is a must see. Note that on Sundays it is free and if you are a visitor from away, just tell them and it is also free.

Thank Wayne B
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just another excellent piece of Arab heritage in Spain. It shows the best heritage we could keep from the ancient times we were conquered by the arabs. The gardens show similarity to the Aljaferia ones in Andalusia. Similar construction and amazing history. Perfect location inside the city for a walking visit. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank Victor M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great place to visit and a must see destination when in Zaragoza. The palace has undergone considerable renovations however traces of glorious past where everywhere, from wooden ceilings and painted walls to intrinsic wall mosaics. Combinations between these elements and modern ones was superbly achieved and gave great taste to the place. Be advised that this palace... More 

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