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Alcazar de la Puerta de Sevilla

Plaza de Blas Infante, 41410 Carmona, Spain
+34 954 190955
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Ranked #1 of 11 Attractions in Carmona
Type: Castles, Cultural
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Type: Castles, Cultural

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Nice, France
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20 reviews 20 reviews
12 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Amazing monument dating back from Roman times. Just to think of what this fortress witnessed over the centuries is astonishing! Entry is only at 2€ through a great tourist information office. Take a free leaflet and take your time to read it before entering other parts of the Alcazar. There is a documentary movie about Carmona's history in one of... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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207 attraction reviews
275 helpful votes 275 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

There is an excellent tourist information centre in the ground floor of the tower. The gateway is best viewed from outside first and then climb the various sets of steps to the roof of the tower. There is a small entrance fee, about €2 from memory. The exhibition on the top floor is very good and the views from the... More 

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Sawbridgeworth, United Kingdom
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4 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

It is such a pleasure to find such wonderful Roman and Moorish architecture and history other than churches/mosques in a town like Carmona; a mini version of Cordoba but without the push and shove brigades of thousands of tourists. One must read the well prepared leaflet and make every effort to get to the top gallery as the views over... More 

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Nothing I didn't like.If you like history, you will love this ancient door to the city, with the different history of all the cultures that built it.

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Oslo, Norway
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

The view of 360 degrees takes breath of you! One of the most beautiful hilltowns in Spain! just 30 min driving from Sevilla. Many marries here from Sevilla. Easy to park and walk around. The lady in the tourist office is very helpful.

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Fonthill
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

The Alcazar was very beautiful with lots of mosaic tiles and tapestries. The gardens were extensive and very nice. We didn't dislike anything it's just that we had been to Granada's Alhambra and were wowed by it and so in our minds the Alcazar suffers in comparison. If you are in Seville it is definitely worth the visit. And if... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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30 attraction reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

Such a feast for the eyes - the tiles alone are worth going to see. And the gardens are full of delights for both the eye and nose. Definitely worth a visit.

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Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

Carmona itself is a place you must try to visit; typical Andalusian white painted houses, narrow cobbled streets, small churches and then this incredible fort or at least the remains of it. The sheer scale of it blows you away, you ask yourself, how did they build this? Which brings me round to the lack of an audio guide, it... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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118 attraction reviews
219 helpful votes 219 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

If you are travelling between Seville and Corboda, Carmona is definitely worth a stopover. And in Carmona the Alcazar/fortress should be your first port of call. There is normally a small entrance fee but we arrived on a Monday, when entry is free. The attendant was helpful and informative. The fort is full of history and this is well explained... More 

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Hayfield, United Kingdom
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48 reviews 48 reviews
19 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013

Staff in the tourist information were great, I got the guide book rather than go on the tour. It's very interesting, and worth a visit.

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