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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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Nice palace among the people

If you've been to Granada and La Alhambra, this is like La Alhambra's baby brother. Except this palace is in the middle of the city with apartments and a park nearby. The palace... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 23, 2015
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Pamplona, Spain
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Pamplona, Spain
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33 reviews 33 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 via mobile

If you've been to Granada and La Alhambra, this is like La Alhambra's baby brother. Except this palace is in the middle of the city with apartments and a park nearby. The palace is not that big and can easily be seen in less than 90 minutes, including the guided tour. My guided tour was great and though in Spanish,... More 

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London
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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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21 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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