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Alcazar Jerez de la Frontera

Alameda Vieja, Jerez De La Frontera, Spain
+34 956 149 955
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Petworth, United Kingdom
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67 reviews 67 reviews
8 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014 NEW

We were in Jerez planning to visit a bodega but had arrived early with time to spare. As the Alcazar was right next to the bodega it seemed a good option. On arrival it transpired that there is free entry on a Monday morning! A nice surprise. It was also very quiet, so we were able to wander around, explore... More

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37 reviews 37 reviews
16 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014 NEW

The Alcazar is at the highest hill, so it has the greatest views of Jerez and the surrounding valleys and mountains. It also gives you a perspective on the advanced andaluzian culture where science, art and tolerance flourished. A not to miss visit while in Jerez and even worth the trip from nearby Sevilla or Cadiz.

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Harrogate, North Yorkshire
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

This was an interesting visit and it is well worth paying the extra to have the headphone tour. At the time of our visit it was very quite which gave a very peaceful atmosphere.

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Woking, United Kingdom
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16 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

The Moorish Alcazar is largely in ruins but an extensive reconstruction programme is under way. Once within its walls, the city disappears and you find yourself in an oasis with small but beautiful gardens and mature fruit trees. A perfect balance for the other many attractions of the city.

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Innerleithen, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
8 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Wasn't sure what to expect when we got here. But the Alcazar really has everything. A lovely Moorish fortress.Atmospheric, charming and beautiful. The gardens were delightful. I could have spent all day just smelling the exotic blooms. But then there is the old mosque, turrets and walls to explore. Fascinating. A must if you find yourself in Jerez.

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Antwerp, Belgium
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31 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Jerez without the Alcazar? No way! This is part of the must visits in Jerez (equestrian school, bodega, and this). It is simple, costs almost nothing, and we spent almost 2 hours inside. Just wander around, sit down for 10 minutes, then strool trhough the gardens to the next point, and repeat the action (or absence...). This place makes you... More

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Nottingham, England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

A charming former Moorish fortress located within the old quarter of Jerez. Underground car parking situated right by (Alameda Vieja) which is safe and handy for exploring the area.

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Cheshire
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97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Not the largest or most extensive alcazar, but on a quiet, sunny day in May, this was a lovely place to wander around, reading the information and taking in the atmosphere. The flowers in the courtyard and the jacaranda trees outside made it even more scenic. Unfortunately, we were unable to go up the camera obscura when we were here... More

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
20 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

The place was closed at 14:00 so a large group of us could not get in to visit. Shame as from the outside it looked very interesting.

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Drogheda, Louth, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

Alcazar is a beautifully preserved fortress from the 14th Centuary. It is only €5 in and well laid out with all information in Spanish and English. A well worthwhile hour in the city.

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