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Alcazar de los Reyes Cristianos

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Address: Pl. Campo Santo de los Martires, San Basilio, 14004 Cordoba, Spain
Phone Number: +34 957 42 01 51
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The palace-fortress of the Christian Kings has tranquil gardens and...

The palace-fortress of the Christian Kings has tranquil gardens and fountains.

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An oasis of peace

Escape the crowds in the Mesquita and enter a tranquil series of terraced gardens and tinkling fountains. Be taken back in time to the gardens of the palace of the Spanish kings... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Melbourne, Australia
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39 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Escape the crowds in the Mesquita and enter a tranquil series of terraced gardens and tinkling fountains. Be taken back in time to the gardens of the palace of the Spanish kings in Córdoba.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

In a hall which housed the former chapel of the Inquisitions there is now displayed a variety of Roman mosaic art from the 2nd & 3rd century a.d. In addition, outside the main castle walls are the gardens. They are Moorish in design with fountains, ponds, & aromatic plants. Quite lovely to walk through.

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Mijas, Spain
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

What a treat to walk through history! Wonderfully kept historical site, very knowledgeable guide. Beautiful gardens, incredible palace, amazingly restored ancient mosaics. Highly recommend to visit while in Córdoba!

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Thank Marina F
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Besides the Mezquita, the Alcazar de Los Reyes Cristianos was just the cherry on the cake. It took me a long time to visit, and there is a lot to walk, but I cannot complain having seen so many beautiful things. The venue by day is amazing but by night it is even more mesmerising for an otherworldly feel. The... More 

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South Florida, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The only reason to visit this site is for picture taking purposes in the exterior gardens which are very well maintained. You can see colorful flowers, shrubs and trees amid pools and fountains with the alcazar walls in the background. The inside of the alcazar are only relics of what remains from the ancient past. There is little that remains... More 

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Limeuil, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had a very informative and pleasant guide who took us first through the gardens and into the palace. It helped that she (Elena) could answer our questions, spice history with juicy anecdotes, tie up loose ends in our historical chronology. We were simply hypnotised by the beauty of the stucco decorations, the views of the gardens from the cool... More 

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Ancaster, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We really enjoyed the visit it is maintained beautifully. Wander through the buildings and linger in the garden. Not really for little children unless they are interested in things historic.

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Thank KenAncaster_Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful mosaics and nice to ender around the building. The need to do something about the pigeons which do poo everywhere. However the topiary in the gardens is lovely and walking by the ponds in early evening (8 ish) is a great way to cool down

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A must see in Córdoba, highly recommend a walking tour, we booked through Expedia. Could happily have sat for hours

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

It's attractive place to visit and take photographs, and you will see the moat that extends along the wall. And there's couple of restaurants & cafe in both sides of wall.

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