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Palacio de la Aljaferia

Aljaferia | calle Los Diputados, Zaragoza, Spain
+34 976 28 95 28
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Arabic palace with Free visits on sundays

The Islamic medieval palace offers a good flavor of the Arabic influence in the area dating back... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
kanabadoush
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Paris, France
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Lovely architecture

I found this the most interesting sight in Zaragoza. The Moorish architecture is beautiful and the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
kathyk0l
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Aljaferia | calle Los Diputados, Zaragoza, Spain
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Islamic medieval palace offers a good flavor of the Arabic influence in the area dating back 11th century providing its visitors with rich historical data.

Thank kanabadoush
Reviewed 1 week ago

I found this the most interesting sight in Zaragoza. The Moorish architecture is beautiful and the displays were well set out.

Thank kathyk0l
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sometimes, you see so many castles in Europe that they all start to look the same. This one shows lots of great contrasts from the Moors and the Catholic influences. Bonus points too that it's an active seat of government.

Thank AcademicTravels
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this palacio during one day tour to Zaragoza. Palace was made by Muslim rulers so have that style.of. very nice garden than a ditch for protection and palace.all made of.stones. it is just in between the city nice pathway that leads you to main...More

1  Thank JSS71
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As a geeky archaeologist I suppose I was expecting more Islamic ruins - what we actually have here is a well restored office building with some interesting exhibition space. Good but not excellent for a none Spanish speaker, we wandered around in about an hour...More

Thank Rob R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Aljafería Palace (Palacio de la Aljaferia) is an impressive medieval Islamic palace (and fort). There was plenty of parking in a dirt lot behind the palace, which also serves the adjacent park. It was a short walk to the front entrance. Travel sites don’t...More

2  Thank David G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was able to tour this palace on a recent trip through Zaragoza. I would definitely recommend viewing this palace.

Thank Lummy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A little jewel to visit. An old summer residence built in the XI century by Jaafar the king of the Muslim kingdom. Magnificent remnants, splendid architecture and a wonderful restoration. It holds the present Aragon parliament but a visit will allow you to walk through...More

Thank Marisoska1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The massive fortress is well preserved and inside is the palace. The beautiful colonnades and gardens show the original Moorish construction and a lot of work has been done to restore the design features that could be found. There are many ornate columns and archways...More

1  Thank Chrispluspassport
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is a beautiful palace! I was expecting less based on what I had heard, so it was a nice surprise!

Thank Emmanouela_poth
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John G
Did you use a public guide or have a private tour. I have some difficulties walking will this be a problem? Thanks, John
19 January 2017|
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Response from AMSY13 | Reviewed this property |
Hello John, I did't have a guide... but being sincere, it hasn't got many ramps as it does have quite a few floors!!!
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hiromi j
is a palace open on 25th December 2016?
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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jetset36
Are there tours in English in the summer?
11 November 2016|
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Response from Barry_Johnston | Reviewed this property |
You get an English narration as you walk around by using the electronic device available at reception.
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