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Alcazar de la Puerta de Sevilla

Address: Plaza de Blas Infante, 41410 Carmona, Spain
Phone Number: +34 954 190955
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Ranked #1 of 11 Attractions in Carmona
Type: Castles, Sights & Landmarks
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Doha, Qatar
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121 helpful votes 121 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

The alcazar towers over the town, but makes a good vantage point with the walls etc. Lovely to walk around

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Cartagena, Spain
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12 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Well worth the 1 euro for children 2 euros for adult entry fee. Stunning views. Very interesting and friendly staff.

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Nice, France
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14 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
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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279 helpful votes 279 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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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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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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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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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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64 helpful votes 64 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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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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