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Palacio de la Aljaferia

calle Los Diputados, Zaragoza, Spain
+34 976 28 95 28
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Impressive medieval castle partly restored in modern style

This castle is from Moorish times originally, but taken over by the Spanish kings from the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
HansCB
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Schiedam, The Netherlands
Zaragoza' main Castillo!

This massive edifice was once defense for the city proper, enjoy walking the grounds and take your... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Larry M
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Vientiane, Laos
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“moorish palace” (17 reviews)
“guided tour” (26 reviews)
“throne room” (8 reviews)
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calle Los Diputados, Zaragoza, Spain
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"worth a visit"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This castle is from Moorish times originally, but taken over by the Spanish kings from the reconquista it has also 15th century gothic and renaissance features. Part of the huge building has been modernised and is in use as government office. The part that can...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This massive edifice was once defense for the city proper, enjoy walking the grounds and take your photo ops...visit the museum and see weaponry and artifacts from centuries gone by.

Thank Larry M
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a beautiful palace to visit in Zaragoza! The moorish style was a nice break from the traditional Spanish churches and buildings. We had originally tried to visit on Saturday, but arrived during siesta and couldn’t go in. We returned on Sunday to find that...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful and historic portion of history. Henry V!!! considered a great monarch for all reformations. Debated by some however. The restaurant is a pleasant surprise for visitors especially those who want to mingle with government officials of Aragon. Nice place to visit

Thank pcomminos
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Reviewed 30 December 2017

It is astonishing how well this building has been rebuilt and it looks like it is well used by the local government, a guarantee that it is going to survive and remind us of the great Moorish heritage of Spain. Built in the second half...More

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Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

The areas I could visit was small, but beautiful. In December it was a quiet visit, which I preferred.

Thank Sal224
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Reviewed 4 December 2017

A palace that deserves to visit with guides to give you information about the history of the places and especially about those who lived here. Architecture is impressed and the way it was restored makes the beauty of this castle even more valuable. The 3...More

Thank DianaCosmina
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Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

The palace is awesome. Very beautiful buildings. Lots of history. - But the only offered a guided your in spanish. - we meet a very agressive guard. Not good on a tourist attraction But no matter What. You have to visit the palace

Thank René B
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Reviewed 29 November 2017

Outside the Roman walls, in the plain of the Saría or place where the Muslims developed the military fanfare known as La Almozara..

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Reviewed 24 November 2017

the most extensive and marvellous arab building in the north od Spain with additions dating to various periods. A good audioguide is available and it is a must.

Thank pukeka
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tk3232
11 August 2017|
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Response from Doug V | Reviewed this property |
I went by public transport, which was easy. From memory, there was plenty of street parking nearby, but it was a Sunday. It is away from the CBD, so it should be OK
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John G
19 January 2017|
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Response from carlosjoiner | Reviewed this property |
hi rent your own headset guide from the shop and go round at your leisure
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hiromi j
17 December 2016|
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Response from Mary M | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so. Christmas Day almost everything is closed.
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