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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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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

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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27 reviews 27 reviews
19 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

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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20 attraction reviews
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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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
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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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
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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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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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

The Alcazar is located in the centre of Jerez. Buildings survive that were built in between the 12th to18th Century although much of it has been extensively renovated. You can tour the exterior comfortably in 1 hour. The Arab Baths and the Royal pavilion & pool were interesting. Once you have completed the exterior it is well worth visiting the... More 

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Alhama De Granada, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

We only had time to visit the Alcazar and didn't get to see the camera oscura. We liked it but didn't have long there so probably didn't do it justice.

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glasgow
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

It was extremely wet when we visited so we retreated into the old Palace where there is a beautiful old Pharmacy. We managed to see the old Mosque which is wonderfully preserved and the Arab baths. We also walked parts of the walls from which there are excellent views of the city.

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