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Casa Museo Arabe de Caceres Yussuf al Burch

Calle Cuesta del Marques 4, 10003 Caceres, Spain
+34 606 07 81 78
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nice house

a very nice old house, almost a bit kitschy with all the stuff assembled from around the arabic... read more

Reviewed 27 May 2018
r0landbrunner
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Zurich, Switzerland
Fascinating!

We stumbled upon this house/museum while wandering the little streets of Carceres. How warm and... read more

Reviewed 17 May 2018
nottinghall
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Weymouth, Massachusetts
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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 embajador de Irak en 1976. Desde entonces la familia del señor que la descubrió y rescató continúan con la labor de mantenimiento para preservar este pequeño tesoro histórico .
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  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“house museum” (2 reviews)
“bath area” (2 reviews)
“arabic” (3 reviews)
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Calle Cuesta del Marques 4, 10003 Caceres, Spain
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+34 606 07 81 78
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Reviewed 27 May 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.

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Reviewed 17 May 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

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Reviewed 16 October 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

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Reviewed 6 September 2017

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

Thank Diane E
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Reviewed 25 June 2017

As other have said this is a lovely small museum. The owner is very helpful and friendly and makes sure you don't miss parts such as the amazing bath area under ground. It's very atmospheric and certainly worth finding. We couldn't find it and then...More

1  Thank toniShanghai
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Management response:Responded 6 August 2017

Thank so much for you visit and opinión, we are nice turist like you will be welcome .

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Reviewed 27 May 2017

Beautifully decorated old Arab house in Caceres, giving a nice impression of traditional arab culture.

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Management response:Responded 12 June 2017

Thank you for your visit, nice to you will comming soon

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Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

We were just walking by when I saw this little house with a sign "museo". I peeked inside and was completely enthralled. It was a walk into a different culture and time. The young man told us it was free unless we wanted to donate...More

Thank ZBDDODA
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Management response:Responded 18 April 2017

Thank you so much for appreciating our house, it is a pride that you think so beautiful about our museum. We want to come back soon😊

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Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

My boyfriend and I found this little museum last night. The tour guide was very knowledgeable as the house has been in his family for many years. I believe he said his grandfather opened it to the public in the 1970's, he only speaks Spanish...More

Thank EmilyKahl
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Reviewed 28 October 2016

Tucked away down a back alley, this is a small but charming reminder of the attraction that arab culture held for so many Christians and Jews during the period of La Convivencia. A beautiful insight into a great period of civilization. A perfect way to...More

Thank Tim B
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Reviewed 9 October 2016

Discreetly placed in one of the small alleys of the Monumental Centre of Cáceres, this privately organized museum was created by an ancestor of the young lady who received us so warmly. She explained that the museum was an old dream of her grandfather and...More

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