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Alcazar Jerez de la Frontera

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Address: Alameda Vieja, Jerez De La Frontera, Spain
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A Piece of History

There is a lot to see within its walls from Moorish times to the last century, and is .certainly worth a visit. The views from the old tower are great and it is photogenic. The... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Monsegur, France
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Monsegur, France
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

There is a lot to see within its walls from Moorish times to the last century, and is .certainly worth a visit. The views from the old tower are great and it is photogenic. The gardens.have some lovely trees and shade.

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Norwich
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a day trip to Jerez and decided to visit the Alcazar. It was a very pleasant way to pass an hour or two - the views from the walls over Jerez and the surrounding countryside are lovely. There are also plenty of nooks and crannies to explore. It was a lovely sunny day, which also helped.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great way to spend an hour or two. Good English information boards all round make an interesting visit. Gardens obviously more colourful from spring onwards. Extremely reasonable entrance charge especially for pensioners!!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Anybody who loves history and architecture will love this. Sign posts with information explain in detail what each section of the place was used for etc. It is also a nice place to meander and look at the entire city from atop of the fortification.

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Thank Daniela M
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 14, 2017 via mobile

TheAlcazar is relatively small but still very interesting. It houses an old olive press and Arabic baths. There is also a camera obscura. This place is well worth a short visit.

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Calpe, Spain
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 28, 2016

Glad we went in, as it was an enjoyable 2 hours walking around the differant points of interest within the walled área.

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Logan, Utah
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 19, 2016

This small place to visit I really like pharmacy, very impressed. Didn't,t see obscure camera, didn't,t work for our visit. Very beautiful garden with orange trees. Wonderful view from the wall.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 12, 2016

Great history and a birds eye view if you climb the wall and tower area. The gardens were nice and it was helpful to have the signage in English as well as Spanish.

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Ipswich
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 22, 2016

The former Moorish Alcazar is well worth a visit. it is thought to originally date back to 11th century. Several walls remain and at least two towers Remains of baths can be seen. There is a park nearby.

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Langen, Germany
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 9, 2016

The Alcazar in Jerez, built by the Muslims, modified by the Christians, shows the traces of hundreds of years of use as a fortress overlooking the growing city of Jerez. Still and archeological site, the ruins have been carefully and tastefully restored to give a true view of how the castle was actually used, assisted by well placed information tables... More 

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