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Casa de Pilatos

Plaza Pilatos 1, 41003 Seville, Spain
+34 954 22 52 98
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Pretty but only fair to middling

After quite a long queue to get in, this is pretty and quite interesting although the audio guide... read more

Reviewed April 23, 2018
Joolybaby
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Butry
via mobile
Small, quiet palace

Re-iterate what most people have said - a pleasant way to spend an hour seeing a small palace with... read more

Reviewed April 19, 2018
330trevorb
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La Seyne-sur-Mer, France
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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, fountains, and salons. The patios contain many Roman statues. Everywhere on the first floor one will find Roman mosaic floors. The walls are covered with beautiful ceramic tile in many different Mudejar styles.
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Plaza Pilatos 1, 41003 Seville, Spain
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Reviewed April 23, 2018 via mobile

After quite a long queue to get in, this is pretty and quite interesting although the audio guide is really tedious. Not the best place visited and at 8 euros a head, not cheap.

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Reviewed April 19, 2018

Re-iterate what most people have said - a pleasant way to spend an hour seeing a small palace with nice gardens. The guide was boring, un-enthusiastic & seemed desperate to get home for his lunch!Unfortunately for him, the previous day we had a quite brilliant...More

2  Thank 330trevorb
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Reviewed April 16, 2018

Beautiful court yard, amazing gardens with waterfalls, stunning property. I actually preferred it to queuing up for the Cathedral. Its 16th century. Definitely worth a visit. But a bit dull for children

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Reviewed April 15, 2018

A very beautiful house in the center of the historic area of Sevilla. Combines the mudejar design with the local architecture bringing the best of both. Incredible interior gardens.

Thank Salvador H
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Reviewed April 14, 2018 via mobile

Pleasant 10 minute walk from the Cathedral to the Case de Pilatos. Beautiful buildings with some of the prettiest and most tranquil gardens I have been in, in a long time. Did think the guide for the upstairs rooms was simply going through the motions...More

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Reviewed April 13, 2018

My wife and I were here on a Globus tour and this was one of the stops. We've been in Seville now 3 times and this is the first time we've been here. House is really beautiful. It was interesting to see how it was...More

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Reviewed April 13, 2018

This house is a good example of mudejar architecture - Moorish in style but built after the Muslims were expelled so including animals and portraits, and without caligraphy. It is worth paying a little more to see the upstairs rooms, the 'winter palace'.

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Reviewed April 10, 2018 via mobile

It was frankly a boring experience. Certainly not worth 10€ I had to pay. Audioguide was unbelievably long and dull. The roos are pretty but that's it. Most of those on the ground floor are empty! To see the second floor you need to pay...More

1  Thank Katarína K
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Reviewed April 8, 2018

I have seen most the touristic places in Sevilla and wanted something different. This is a privately owned mini castle. Architecturally speaking, it is similar to Alcazar but on a smaller scale. It has a courtyard surrounded by arches, exquisite carvings, colorful tiles, and beautiful...More

1  Thank GoldAdvice
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Reviewed April 4, 2018

Behind a deceivingly simple facade lies a lovely place full of colourful, beautiful tiles and lovely gardens. Less queues and much quieter than the Alcazar, but of matching beauty.

1  Thank Bellini85
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mustardfunk6
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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Sijia H
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
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