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Seville Guided Tour into Alcazar
"The Reales Alcázares de Sevilla is the royal palace of Seville and the oldest palace still in use in the city. This is the place of residence for the Spanish royal family when they visit Seville. A truly outstanding combination of architectural styles from Mudejar to Gothic coupled with the hidden courtyards and lavish tropical gardens makes this a great attraction for the family. After your tour of the palaces your guide will leave you at the huge gardens of Alcazar so you can discover them on your own and at your own pace. The guide will give you advice and tell you the best route to take in the seemingly endless gardens."""This 1.5 hour small-group tour will offer you a glimpse into the oldest royal palace still in use in Europe. Your local guide will offer you many stories and legends about Alcazar. Tour allows you to skip the line.
From EUR13.00
 
Viator Exclusive Tour: Early Access to Alcazar of Seville with Optional Cathedral Upgrade
"Visit areas of the Alcázar that other visitors don’t get to see. Get to know the Alcázar of Seville with this exclusive tour with an early access.This building is one of the most representative monumental compounds in the city the country and the Mediterranean culture as a whole. The historical evolution of the city in the last millennium is held within its walls and gardens joining influences from the Arabic period late Middle Ages Mudéjar right through to the Renaissance Baroque and the XIX century. The declaration of the place as World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1987 acknowledged the survival of cultures and civilizations as a harmonic whole where all of the elements are balanced. With this tour early access tour with a you will get to know the unique surroundings of this place with a complete and detailed explanation on them. You’ll get acquainted with the legendary al-Mutamid the XI century monarch and poet from Seville
From $39.00
 
Skip the line: Alcazar Guided Tour in Seville
"Discover one of Spain’s most extraordinary buildings on a 1.5-hour guided tour of the Alcazar in Seville.Meet your guide on the Puerta de Jerez to skip the long lines to the building started by the Cordoban governors of Seville in 913. Learn the history of the Alcazar and how it expanded over its 11 centuries of existence.Enter the ornate complex to see the exquisite additions of the Almohads when they turned into a fortress in the 12th century. Travel through time as you hear tales of the Christian Fernando I who moved into the Alcázar when he captured Seville in 1248.See architectural evidence of the Moorish Muslim rulers government officials court servants and royal guard. Marvel at one of the most outstanding examples of Mudéjar architecture on the Iberian Peninsula. Experience the palace and gardens with all your senses
From EUR25.00

Alcazar Tips (133)

Real Alcazar - An Architecture Fan's Playground

The varieties of architectural styles in this palace are stunning. It is a must stop in Sevilla and a beautiful place to just wander and enjoy.Hopefully I can save you a little aggravation in seeing...
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FatesWarn
Jun 26, 2016

Triumph square

Surrounded by the cathedral, the Alcazar and the Royal Archives of India, this wide square is the main hub of all touristy movements in Seville. It has an image of the Virgin in the centre, but its...
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solopes
Jun 18, 2016

Visit the Alcazar of Seville

On the city tour we did by Andalucia tours and discovery, our guide recomended us to visit the Alcazar of Sevilla, or the royal palace(s) of Seville. She informed us that scenes from season 5 of Game...
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rosadiep
May 25, 2016

The Palace

The Alcázar was built between 913-914 by the first Andalusian caliph Abd al-Rahman III who, for its construction, took advantage of a ancient Roman settlement. In the following centuries, the caliphs...
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lina112
Mar 07, 2015

Quieter than the Alhambra

The oldest Royal Palace still in use in Europe, the Alcazar is one of the biggest tourist attractions in Seville. Its origins go as far back as the 11th century and it was declared a World Heritage...
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SallyM
Nov 15, 2014

Alcazar - Gardens

The magnificent gardens located behind the palace create an atmosphere of a cool summer residence with smelling sweet flowers and pools.You can watch my 3 min 09 sec Video Sevilla Alkazar part 4 out...
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Kuznetsov_Sergey
Nov 15, 2014

Alcazar - Patio de la Montera

From Patio de Banderas we get into the Hunting court yard (Patio de la Montera) which anticipates premises of the palace.This court yard is the greatest on size unlike small courtyards which are...
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Kuznetsov_Sergey
Nov 15, 2014

Alcazar - Patio de Banderas

The entrance in Alcazar is from Plaza del Triunfo. It conducts into the green court yard Patio de Banderas. There were made ablution there.You can watch my 4 min 03 sec Video Sevilla Alkazar part 2 ...
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Kuznetsov_Sergey
Nov 15, 2014

Alcazar

Palace Alcazar is located at the southern side of Plaza del Triunfo. The palace represents a masterpiece of moorish architecture - mudehar and can be compare with well-known palace Algambra in...
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Kuznetsov_Sergey
Nov 15, 2014

The fountain that plays a tune

If you are visiting the Alcazar, make sure you are in the Ladies' Garden on the hour.The Fame Fountain (Fuente de la Fama) has a hydraulic mechanism, estored in 2006, which plays musical notes on the...
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SallyM
Aug 29, 2014

Alcazar 1

To some this is the major attraction in Sevilla.A series of palace buildings built over many years under different influences.I would recommend taking a least half a day to see this complex and...
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littleman
Sep 14, 2013

Royal Fortress - Reales Alcázares

Finally we are on the third UNESCO building in Sevilla, the Real Alcázar, the oldest Royal Palace used in Europe, because it still being the official residence of the Spanish Royal Family in...
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spanishguy
Aug 25, 2013
 
 
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"Seville, my home town"
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Things to Do Near Alcazar

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Hospital de los Venerables

In the centre of the Santa Cruz district you will find the Hospital de los Venerables. A hospital for old, ill and poor priests founded in 1675 by D. Justino de Neve. Construction began in 1676 under...
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Palacio de San Telmo

This beautiful Baroque Palace was built in 1682 for use as a marine college which trained maritime officers, navigators and pilots. In 1848 the Duke of Montpensier purchased the palace and it...
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Cathedral

It Is one of the largest cathedrals in the world, the third, after Saint Peter and Saint Paul's in London. It is a Gothic church, but of Arab origin, its construction started in 1433 and completed in...
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Plaza del Triunfo

This plaza was undergoing much building work during our vist so the fountain with its "triumph" (triunfo) to the Imaculate Conception was barely visible and detracted from the fine buildings...
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Barrio de Santa Cruz

This is probably the most typical district in Sevilla. It was the Jewish district in the Middle Ages and taken over by the Christians who changed all the synagogues into churches. Walking through its...
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Archivo de Indias

The Archivo General de Indias, Old Market Exchange, was built in 1572. It was designed by Juan de Herrera and built by Alonso de Vandelviva and Juan de Minjares. In the seventeenth century the second...
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Getting to Alcazar

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Plaza del Triunfo

Hours

  • Sunday 09:30 to 19:00
  • Monday 09:30 to 19:00
  • Tuesday 09:30 to 19:00
  • Wednesday 09:30 to 19:00
  • Thursday 09:30 to 19:00
  • Friday 09:30 to 19:00
  • Saturday 09:30 to 19:00

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