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Address: Aljaferia | calle Los Diputados, Zaragoza, Spain
Phone Number:
+34 976 28 95 28
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10:00 - 14:00
16:30 - 20:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 14:00
16:30 - 20:00

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Great history

Fine (but reconstructed) moorish arches, and some later medieval history. Free on Sundays, though the crowds were a bit much.

Reviewed 26 March 2017
runckelsoraya
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Portland, Oregon

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Portland, Oregon
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Reviewed 26 March 2017

Fine (but reconstructed) moorish arches, and some later medieval history. Free on Sundays, though the crowds were a bit much.

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Island of Malta, Malta
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2017

This Palace must have been let go to ruin because not much was left of it but you still get the feel of what it was like

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Situated just a little outside the historic city centre the Palacio is an interesting visit. Perhaps slightly over restored it is nonetheless full of rich decoration. The Moorish parts have finely detailed arches and a exhibition room explains the iconography of the carvings. Elsewhere the later additions have willfully indulgent ceilings in deep greens and blues. The walls are mostly... More 

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Welwyn Garden City, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 309 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

This palace/fortress is a 20 or so minute walk from the main attractions but definitely worth it . The €5pp entrance fee is good value to see a beautifully restored palace. A good time to visit is at lunchtime because the cafeteria serve a fantastic €8.80 meal which includes a choice of 3 starters , 3 mains , pastry ,... More 

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Reviewed 14 March 2017

One of a must places to visit when you're in Zaragoza. Love the mix design. Especially the (used to be) muslim prayer room

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Had to queue for several minutes to obtain the free tickets (every Sunday entrance is free). There are excellent explanations in English. Allow at least two hours.

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Thank CorkJetsetter
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Reviewed 10 March 2017

nice Moorish castle, worth the visit. had guided tour in Spanish and learned a lot about this historic monument. looks a bit like the Alhambra (in Granada) only smaller.

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Visited at opening time (10.00 am) and had most of the rooms to ourselves. There are audio guides available but we managed with the information cards (many languages) that are available in each of the main areas. The restoration that has been carried out to much of the stonework is of high quality and sympathetic with the original has has... More 

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Madrid, Spain
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Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

We went on a Sunday, which is free entrance. It's a must see while in Zaragoza. It can get a bit busy on Sundays because of this, but totally worth it

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Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

From the outside the great palace is relatively attractive. Once we pass the entrance, we quickly reach the Arabic courtyard with orange trees. Very pleasant but lacking the charm of the Arab palaces of Andalucía. Everything is a bit rougher and there is not much to see. Passed the courtyard we can visit a few room with decorated roof. If... More 

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