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It really is an impressive structure from the outside surrounded by a nice park, the inside is very interesting since mostly nourish elements of decoration were used as well as a real nice garden with some soothing water running
Interesting place to see and feel the history, impressive structure. Amazing medieval Islamic palace with Moorish columns, arches and fine ceilings. There is a nice courtyard garden with flowers and orange trees.
Impressive but limited viewing of internal spaces.
We visited on a Sunday afternoon, when there is free access (to our surprise). Our only regret was that we did not have time to finish looking before the palace closed for the day, but what we saw was often breathtaking.
The interior of the...More
This is a very impressive structure and has been restored to provide a fine example of a major fortified palace from the Moorish era of Spain.
Internally there is a fine courtyard garden with wonderful examples of Moorish columns and arches. you get to go...More
I was a little disappointed, because from the inside it is not so interesting. There is a beautiful garden, but apart from that, there are just empty rooms with ornamented ceilings.
From the outside it is a great view. I felt like a princess only...More
We spent only 1 day in Zaragoza, so we wanted to include this as one of the places we visited. It is unique in its architecture since it is an Islamic castle. The arches were very ornate and you could do a photo essay on...More
Everybody remembers Zaragoza for the great Basilica del Pilar but La Aljafería is always the forgotten one. One of the best preserved arabic castles in Spain with influences of many cultures. Ridicolous prices in comparison with other well-known buildings in Spain like La Alhambra in...More
Another of Zaragoza’s architectural treasures, this unique fortified castle-Palace is a UNESCO World Heritage site and an outstanding example of Mudejar architecture in Northern Spain. Constructed in the 11th c., it originally was a pleasure palace for the Muslim governor of the Taifa of Sarakosta....More