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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It’s a bit of a random corner but nice if your guide brings it to life a bit. Otherwise pretty random and essentially a bit of old wall with a new fountain that doesn’t have any water it in! The relief nap of the old...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Matvl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not a lot here, but if you like ruins, then visit it. It is not a very large park.and does not take long to see it all.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed January 3, 2019

The Garden area was not open so you can only view the wall from the walkways and really there is not much to see apart from the cats roaming around in the garden.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank johnhp702
Reviewed December 31, 2018

The Moors were in Madrid for about 200 years: mid 9th c. to mid 11th c. This wall is all that remains. In itself it’s nothing special, but it represents one layer of Madrid’s history. It’s right by the Almudena cathedral, so it fits in...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank hrsch
Reviewed October 1, 2018

Called the Madrid Arab Wall, it was built in the 9th century, during the Muslim domination of the Iberian Peninsula, There is only a small section left but worth the time to see something from so far back in history. If you walk south from...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jennifer T
Reviewed September 27, 2018 via mobile

This is right near the palace. And the big church. The walls look really old. I’m not sure how old but I am guessing real old. They are very cool to look at and it doesn’t take very long.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed July 19, 2018

This wall looks like a building site when you look across the road from the crypt which itself is a must see in Madrid. Don't make a special trip.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank sheepygold
Reviewed May 22, 2018 via mobile

The Arab Wall ( Muralla Arabe ) is a nice little diversion if your planning to visit the Royal Palace. The Arab Walls are one of the oldest remaining structures in Madrid ,it's a leftover from the times of the Moorish occupation and although I...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank 293neilk
Reviewed March 2, 2018

A neat little ancient piece of history that is worth a quick fly by. Right next to the Royal Palace so it is really not out if the way at all.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank coachee1313
Reviewed January 31, 2018

We saw this at the end of our tour of Madrid; I am fascinated by ruins, so I really appreciated that this still stands. You can't enter the area, but you can get a good view of it standing across from the crypt. I think...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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side streets. Some of these side streets are wide
pedestrian shopping routes, and some are hidden, so
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