Alcázar of Segovia

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Alcázar of Segovia
4.5
Military Museums • Architectural Buildings • Castles
10:30 AM - 7:30 PM
Monday
10:00 AM - 7:30 PM
Tuesday
10:30 AM - 7:30 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 7:30 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 7:30 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 7:30 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 7:30 PM
Sunday
10:00 AM - 7:30 PM
About
Fortress of the Kings of Castile and Royal School of Artillery Its picture has been around the world: a unique fairy tale-like palace that brings together architectural tastes of different monarchs. It tells -to all those who come to know it- ancient palatial stories. Austere, as they were the Castilian kings, raised on the rock at the confluence of the valleys of the rivers Eresma and Clamores, the Alcazar seems to watch over the city. Its beautiful Tower keep, often compared to the bow of a boat sailing between the two rivers, is of a stunning beauty. Tourists are amazed to realize that the fortress is a living part of this Castilian city, chosen as a place of residence for many of the monarchs of the Trastamara dynasty.
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RjMa2020
Barcelona, Spain44 contributions
Walt Disney Castle
Aug 2021 • Family
It is a place where you can unwind for the medieval age and feel the sensation of being as a Prince and Princess because is the Castle that Walt Disney inspired of.
Written August 31, 2021
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Valencia, Spain2,580 contributions
Monumental
Aug 2021 • Friends
Dating from the 12th century, it is one of the most characteristic medieval castles in the world and one of the most visited monuments in Spain. Its imposing profile rises majestically over the Eresma valley.
Written August 14, 2021
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fabian c
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A fairytale castle in Segovia.!!
Jul 2021
A fairy tale castle located on the edge of the mountain. Its the castle that gave the inspiration to build the Walt Disney castle. The ticket cost 6 euros and for 3 euros more you can climb the tower which offers some spectacular views.
Written August 2, 2021
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Mel
Aurora, IL35 contributions
Great Experience
Jul 2021
The castle is very interesting to walk through. They have plaques in English so you can understand what you are looking at. We did the self guided tour. The tower is a must as you can see pretty much the entire city from the top and it is beautiful. If mobility is an issue, the tower is not for you as you have to go up several flights in a spiral stair case.
Written July 10, 2021
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Jip79
Doha, Qatar448 contributions
Worthwhile visit
Jun 2021
We walked up to the castle and bought our tickets there, two tickets inclusive of tower tickets for the kids (reduced price for students), and two just for the castle. There were lots to see, especially displays of armor and cannons. There were also stunning views of the surrounding area from the rooms in the castle and from the turrets. There was also a museum for the artillery academy that was once housed within the fortress. Overall, it was a worthwhile visit.
Written July 10, 2021
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Malgorzata
10,365 contributions
One of the most beautiful castles in Spain
Jul 2020
The picturesque castle situated on the rocky hill makes a huge impression. Magnificent castle , surrounded by gardens and unbeatable views.Its shape resembles the bow of a ship . The Alcazar, one of the most iconic castles in Spain, was built in the 12th century. It was originally intended to function as a fortress, but functioned as a royal palace, state prison, and military academy. The castle can be visited independently or with a guide. It's worth going inside.The visit is highly recommended. Definitely worth the price especially the view from the castle tower.
Written June 29, 2021
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Kaylee
Paris, France212 contributions
Stunning
May 2021 • Friends
Very beautiful castle that is a must see. We bought tickets online with a time slot. Make sure you also get a ticket to go up to the top as the view over the city is great. Because of covid both the entrance and the visit to the top had a timeslot, they were spread out a bit far in my opinion but there was some benches to wait.
Written June 2, 2021
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ThebestofKendell
Denver, CO346 contributions
A must visit
May 2021
Definitely worth it to explore a bit around this alcazar. It looks like a palace out of a fairytale and is in great condition. Some rooms are set up with artifacts like cannons, flags and armor. Be sure to admire the beautiful, intricate ceilings.
Teachers and students get a discount and I believe we paid less than €7 each and we paid extra to go up to the tower to get a nice view of Toledo.
Written May 5, 2021
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FactotumDellaCitta
London, UK3,701 contributions
Fairy-tale palace
Nov 2019
This was the highlight of our visit to Segovia. We arrived early, so did not have to contend with any lines. The audio guide was very helpful. This fairy-tale palace has a lot of sights to offer!
Written October 3, 2020
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yingchua
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia406 contributions
A well preserved Alcazar
Sep 2019 • Family
A well preserved castle, nothing luxury but its pleasant to walk around and enjoy a good view of the surrounding area.
Written August 17, 2020
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