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Address: Alameda Vieja, Jerez De La Frontera, Spain
Phone Number: +34 956 149 955

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Modest but pleasant enough

A great location downtown and i was the only tourist in first 45 mins on a Friday monring. I was surprised how small it was when compared with Seville but it had half the entrance... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 4, 2015
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Wrea Green, United Kingdom
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sujax
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28 reviews 28 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

Good to visit as it does not require lot of walking. Saw many old historical places in Costa Del Sol and was dreading the long walks and climbs, but was pleasantly surprised. A nice visit for a history buff.

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Europe
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

If you have been to Alcasar of Seville or Granda you will be disappointed. There is not much to see and it was completely rebuilt from ground up very recently and in a vary basic style. The main highlight for us was the camera obscura on top of the tower, but this can be visited in any other town in... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

beware- we have driven for 90 minutes to visit jerez. Our first trip was to be to the alcazar but it apparently shuts at 2.30. Even though the tourist office website says it is open all day as usual, there is a note outside the tourist office door to state the new opening hours. Even the tourist office is shut.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Not as nice as the Alcazar in Seville and Granada. There is very little to see the gardens are small and not very good explanations

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Chester, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
19 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

The Alcazar offers the visitor An insight of the amazing architecture of a bygone age. I loved the tranquility , the water and the strong scent of the flowering stocks. Oranges hanging from the trees. The mosque is now a church, but one can still see the wash room with stars cut out of the stone ceiling. Outside one can... More 

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Quito, Ecuador
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58 reviews 58 reviews
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35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Plenty to see here: the mezquita, the Arab baths, the walls and towers, and the olive oil mill featuring a terrific and monumental wooden olive press. The Gypsy exhibition in the Villavicencio Palace captivated, and the views from the upper floors are gorgeous. Being February the fortress was mercifully quiet. Spent several hours at leisure here. Magical.

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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015 via mobile

The Alcazar in Jerez de la Frontera is not only one of the best historical sites in Andalucia, we would rate it ahead of the Alhambra in terms of accessibility and interest. The site is reached easily by foot from the city centre and is located opposite the Cathedral. This means that both historical sites can be visited comfortably in... More 

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Marbella, Spain
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

Travelling from cadiz to Jerez was a pleasant and easy trip by car taking around 25 mins. We chose to visit the quaint town as part of exploring the province of Cadiz, though unfortunately it was a day wasyed outside of one of the many Sherry trail tours. Tourist office in the town square was helpful but there was little... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

There are lots of parts to explore here! The oil mill, the gardens, the ramparts, the Arab baths and the pharmacy! Plus there was an exhibition about the Gypsies - fascinating stuff. We left because they were closing at 2pm, could have stayed longer.

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Wrea Green, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

A great location downtown and i was the only tourist in first 45 mins on a Friday monring. I was surprised how small it was when compared with Seville but it had half the entrance fee to compensate. So a pleasant hour but no more needed

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