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Casa Museo Arabe de Caceres Yussuf al Burch

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A little gem

The Arab House is a very interesting and welcome break from the majority of tourist sites in Spain... read more

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Excellent museum

An excellent museum- highly recommended. The staff are wonderful and very well informed. Do not... read more

Reviewed July 8, 2019
Nick R
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Es una casa arabe original del siglo 12,conserva la estructura y está decorada para ambientar como vivían en la época , cimentada sonre restos romanos ,( suelo de marmol , fuente de leones y piezas de columnas) continuan en la casa. la inauguró el...more
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Calle Cuesta del Marques 4, 10003 Caceres, Spain
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Reviewed yesterday

The Arab House is a very interesting and welcome break from the majority of tourist sites in Spain. A unique building, now a museum, you do get an authentice feel for the living conditions of Arabic townsfolk in the 12th century. A bargain at 1.5...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed July 8, 2019

An excellent museum- highly recommended. The staff are wonderful and very well informed. Do not miss this on your visit to Cáceres

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Nick R
Reviewed May 22, 2019 via mobile

This is a real ‘must see’ in Caceres - a tribute to the labours and research undertaken by Jose de la Torre Gentil which celebrates his discovery of the 12th Century Arab house in his own home! We were thrilled to meet his granddaughter who...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed September 23, 2018

Visited recently open on Monday, with a very enthusiastic welcome. Rooms are interestingly decorated and smell of incents throughout, strong but OK. Inexpensive and worthwhile if visiting Caseres old city.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 23, 2018

A labor of love and an intimate look at the daily life of an upperclass Arab in Caceres. Fascinating and well worth the 3€.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 13, 2018 via mobile

This house is well worth a visit, a fascinating trip back in time. Beautiful courtyard, I loved it. Not a big house, but only €1,50 entrance fee, it won’t take you very long to visit, but i would definitely go back again if in the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed May 27, 2018

a very nice old house, almost a bit kitschy with all the stuff assembled from around the arabic world, it is a pleasant vistit well worth the 1.50€ entrance fee.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank r0landbrunner
Reviewed May 17, 2018

We stumbled upon this house/museum while wandering the little streets of Carceres. How warm and inviting. Decorated in the style of its middle eastern past, it gives you a glimpse into life at that time. Beautifully decorated patio and don't miss the baths in the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank nottinghall
Reviewed October 16, 2017

Based in a 12th century house, this charming museum is full of atmosphere and articles from the Moorish past. The house/museum is the result of the effort of one man and you can sense the love and affection he has for it. It will only...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed September 6, 2017

Very interesting to see how the Moorish people lived. Lots of interesting knick knacks to look at. No entrance fee, donations only.

Date of experience: August 2017
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