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Palace de los Golfines de Abajo

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Address: Plaza Golfines 1, 10003 Caceres, Spain
Phone Number: +34 927 21 80 51
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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The Palace of the Golfines de Abajo in Caceres houses an interesting...

The Palace of the Golfines de Abajo in Caceres houses an interesting display of artistic patrimony from the Foundation Tatiana Pérez de Guzmán el Bueno. This house museum offers the possibility to know the evolution of nobility through the lineage of the Golfin family, who lived in this land since the 15th century. It is an ambiance museum, which recreates a house of the Caceres nobility and, by walking through, the visitor can learn more about diverse aspects of the daily life of its owners: their taste, fashion, beliefs and hobbies through the rich artistic assets and family documents collected across centuries, with works from the 14th to the 20th century.

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How the royalty once lived

There are few homes open to the public in Caceres because they are still being occupied today. The palacio which was owned for more than a century by a wealthy Spanish family has... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 3, 2016
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Sarasota, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

Stumbled across this museum. Once a private home but now turned into a museum. Shows a bit of how rich people lived in the past. The visit comes with a guided tour in spanish which basically points out everything in the house. My view: If you have time on your hands pay this place a visit, but if pushed for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

There are few homes open to the public in Caceres because they are still being occupied today. The palacio which was owned for more than a century by a wealthy Spanish family has been restored to its grandeur thanks to a foundation set up at the death of the last family member. As they owned numerous properties all over Spain... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015 via mobile

We were visiting Cáceres with our two kids aged 10 and 11. Although the guides were Spanish they did an extra effort for our kids to understand the explanations. The palace was very nice with everything well cared. If you have time for one hour visit, don't miss it.

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Thanks you for your comment about the visit and the palace. We are very happy that two kids enjoy the visit and understand the explanations. More 

Santa Comba Dao, Portugal
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

This should be the biggest palace in the city of Caceres because it is built in the space of about twenty houses. And following the tourist info it has one of the most beautiful façade of the city of Caceres. You find this palace on the “Plaza de los Golfines” Entrance fee is 2 € pro person.

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