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Alcazar Jerez de la Frontera

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

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Needs a map as part of the visit

Great attraction- but they need to hand out a map so you can follow it round and know what you are seeing.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 12, 2015
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Basingstoke
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

A lovely place to visit. Go to the camara obscura which is fabulous. Have a good wander around. Really relaxing place to visit.

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Weston super Mare, United Kingdom
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

The ticket office is located in the Villavicencio Palace which was built on the site of the original Moorish palace in 1664. We were able to obtain the cheaper rate of just under 2 euros (for overs 60s) instead of 5 euros. The Baroque structure of the Palace houses a small, local museum. On the ground floor is a large... More 

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adelaide
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37 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Great attraction- but they need to hand out a map so you can follow it round and know what you are seeing.

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Woodstock, Maryland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

This is truly a must-see site. The building is phenomenal, the gardens lavish and the opulence is astounding. Amazing that it stands today.

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Mainz, Germany
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

We didn't expect much but as we didn't know what else to do, we thought that we give it a try. And we were surprised in a really positive way. It's a nice old palace, with intersting things to see like the oil mill or the water system. the whole area is really nice, you have a good view over... More 

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Yorkshire, England
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45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

very well preserved - right in the centre of town. Interesting to see how the Alcazar has played such a major role in the development and history of the area and the town as most of the town's connected historic walls etc have long gone.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 via mobile

Its not wow, but it is interesting, nicely maintained, very pleasant a a attractive. Gardens are nice. You do get a good sense of what's there from outside, so even walking the perimeter without paying to go in is worthwhile.

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Houston, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Admission is 5 euros per person. If you go see the Camera Obscura, it is 7 euros per person. We didn't see that as it was not yet open. The place is quite small if you compare it with the Alcazar in Seville or Alhambra for that matter. If you have seen either one of those 2, you can probably... More 

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Peak District
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

A lovely oasis in the middle of Jerez - you can climb right to the top and see for miles and miles. Whilst not huge it is well worth the visit, there is an old pharmacy and the gardens are very pretty. The old arab baths were quite amazing with beautiful star shaped holes in the ceiling.

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Thurso, United Kingdom
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

It is a fascinating site that offers great views across the city. There could be more interpretive material and a plan of the site would have been useful to navigate and see how it all developed over time. The model that related the Alcazar to the old city was good to understand the city history.

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Address: Address: Alameda Vieja, Jerez De La Frontera, Spain
Phone Number: +34 956 149 955
Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Costa de la Luz  >  Jerez De La Frontera

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