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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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Incredible architecture

Very interesting. Loads to see here. If you can get there between 8.30 and 9.30 it is free entry. Spent a couple of days exploring the Mosque incredible inside. Better to visit... read more

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW via mobile

Very interesting. Loads to see here. If you can get there between 8.30 and 9.30 it is free entry. Spent a couple of days exploring the Mosque incredible inside. Better to visit earlier as gets very hot from 2pm onwards.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

After Granada and Seville this Alcazar was something of a let down. It is small and just interesting in a more superficial way , the artifacts inside were very basic and not protected from the public at all - i.e. they had little real value. Couple of empty tombs were protected but that was about it.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Absolutely amazing site to visit. The castle itself is rather small but the garden is beautiful! The view from the tower is stunning.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Compared with the alcazar in Seville the inside was probably not as impressive but the gardens were spectacular. Incredibly photogenic on a nice day, only too busy if any complaints!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We wanted to visit this place but when we arrived there it was closed. We came just came for one day from Seville and we expected to explore it but was not possible. Actually many places were closed at this time. Finally we decided to change our train tickets and return before to Seville.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Not as big as the Alambra of Granada, nor as shokingly beautiful as the Alcazar of Seville... But still a grat building. Gardens are very beautiful.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited early on a Sunday morning. Hardly anybody around and the air was cool, which made for smooth going. Thought the price may be a bit steep at EUR4.50, but enjoyed the gardens and the structure regardless.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

By the far the biggest disappointment of our Andalusian holiday. We came to Cordoba for one day from Seville and spent the morning exploring Mezquite and then the lovely windy streets of the Jewish quarter. We were really looking forward to visiting this place and left it for the late afternoon as the light would have been nicer. The guidebook... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You cannot miss this one. Allow a minimum one hour. I recommend booking it with a knowledgeable tour guide to understand the history of the area and the Christian monuments

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The grounds are beautiful. I thought it would be larger but the size makes it easy for a fairly quick activity. Beautiful. No line for tickets

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