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Palace de los Golfines de Abajo

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guided tour in Spanish only

The outside of this city palace itself is worthwhile a closer look. The inside one can only visit... read more

Reviewed June 15, 2019
KatrienS955
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Ghent, Belgium
Great place to visit

You need to book yourself onto a tour. This will explain the history of the house as you go from... read more

Reviewed March 27, 2019
Paul A
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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...more
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Reviewed June 15, 2019

The outside of this city palace itself is worthwhile a closer look. The inside one can only visit by going on one of the tours, which are in Spanish only. Inside one isn't allowed to take pictures, but outside and in the patio it is...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed April 22, 2019

The Catholic monarch, Isabel and Fernando, were guests in this house during their two visits to Caceres. The house has a 15th portion that presents a house-fortress appearance complete of tower with machicolations. The other is a 16th century humanistic addition decorated with fantastic animals.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed March 27, 2019 via mobile

You need to book yourself onto a tour. This will explain the history of the house as you go from room to room. We enjoyed the Hall of Arms as it goes back to the 16th century.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed September 30, 2018

Our visit was completely spoiled by the poor and unhelpful attitude of the staff. I spoke to the guide beforehand and mentioned that neither my wife or I understood Spanish. The guide was clearly able to speak English reasonably well. I asked if the guide...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed December 9, 2017

You can only visite this palace by taking part in one of the guided tours (that I think are only in Spanish but I'm not sure). However, the rooms of the Palace are very well maintained and the visite is very informative.

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed October 9, 2017

The tour is in Spanish only but don't let that stop you. The interiors of this palace are utterly superb and the paintings, tapestries and furniture as good as any you will find. That and the family history make this a sheer delight. If you...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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PalacioGolfinesAbajo, Informador/a at Palace de los Golfines de Abajo, responded to this reviewResponded October 10, 2017

Thank you for your review and recommendation. Best regards.

Reviewed September 28, 2017

This palace is grand and impressive, and gives a good view into the history of wealthy and prominent noblemen. Also, France once used this palace, oddly enough. You can only visit it via a guided tour, and these are often only in Spanish, so do...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed September 23, 2017 via mobile

Impressive palace built by the secretary of queen Isabella in 15th century. No English tour available except for pre-arranged groups. No English audio. Also no English explanations next to artifacts. Typical for Spain. Palace is beautiful with old tapestry, antiques, paintings. Both 18th and 19th...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed September 4, 2017

Absolutely fantastic! The building is spectacular and the interior takes your breath away, it's a real trip back in time to the XV Century. The Palace of Golfines de Abajo, where the Catholics Kings, Fernado and Isabel, would stay when they would visit the city,...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed August 9, 2017

Of all the places in Caceres, in the old town we were looking forward to seeing the Palace de los Golfines de Abajo. Sadly we didn't even go in - the staff were very rude and unfriendly. They clearly did not want to bother with...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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