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Casa de Pilatos

Opens in 5 min: 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Open today: 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
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Lovely little palace, worth seeing

We had a most enjoyable visit to the Casa de Pilatos. Good combination of Italian Renaissance... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
What a gem

This Casa is underrated in the guides. The building and gardens whilst not on the scale of the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
West Malling, United Kingdom
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Construction of this palace began in 1492. Today, part of the palace is a museum and is open to the public. There is a separate wing where the present Duchess of Medinaceli lives with her descendants and family. The palace has many gardens, patios...more
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Plaza Pilatos 1, 41003 Seville, Spain
+34 954 22 52 98
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Reviewed 3 days ago

If you have previously visited the Alcazar in Seville then you won't be so impressed with what you see in Casa de Pilatos - especially as the entrance fee for these attractions is the same. We visited on a Monday late afternoon when EU citizens...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Tom1114
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were expecting more from this but apart from the exterior for photography, couldn't really see the wow factor. It's situated in an interesting square surrounded by narrow streets but looks mainly residential and has a constant flow of traffic outside.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank BrieEngland
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I seem to be at odds with most of the reviewers as my wife and I did not enjoy or rate our visit. Admittedly, we only paid for the ground floor admission but there was so little to see. Access to the (very) small garden...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a most enjoyable visit to the Casa de Pilatos. Good combination of Italian Renaissance, Gothic and Spanish Mudejar style. The tile and marble work is good. It may be a little difficult to find the Plaza de Pilatos, depending on where you start,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank R H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This Casa is underrated in the guides. The building and gardens whilst not on the scale of the Alcazar are similar in style. The tile details are exceptional. Well worth seeking out.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Mike804
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Please make the effort to visit this wonderful house and garden. We enjoyed wandering around. Think Alcazar on a smaller scale.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Drifter43
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a lovely visit to this house and had it to ourselves which was an antidote to some of the more crowded parts of Seville. Very lovely with a gorgeous garden and gave a clearer feel of how people lived.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank wisteria654
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The house is interesting and beautiful but the English information via headphones is extremely verbose and uses lots of very obscure words. Difficult for a native speaker to understand and enjoy, never mind for someone for whom English is not their first language. Upstairs there...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank stratfordsub
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

When we went there were not a lot of people. Loved it and the guided tour on the uper floor was short but very instructive.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Lou1543
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A short queue and entry charge gains you admittance to a graceful villa that conveys a good impression of one of the roman villas from which it was copied. There are lots of antiquities on display including statues and pillars probably legitimately filched from the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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April 7, 2018|
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Response from Alexandra S | Reviewed this property |
You have to pay. As previously mentioned there are two rates one for down stairs/only 8euro photography permitted and a second rate including a guided tour upstairs photography not permitted. The Museum of Find Arts is... More
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December 15, 2015|
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Response from John B | Reviewed this property |
A word of warning. The afternoon we visited there was free entry for EU citizens which resulted in us having to queue for at least 30 minutes to get in. It also meant that we were not able to visit the upper floor as the... More