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Palacio de la Aljaferia

calle Los Diputados, Zaragoza, Spain
+34 976 28 95 28
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Alhambra without the crowds

The former Palace of Katherine of Aragon is relatively unknown in the UK as is Zaragoza generally... read more

Reviewed 27 February 2018
chilli_bom_bom
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London, United Kingdom
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Disappointed

Although it looks big the accessible area is only a small part. A couple of interesting... read more

Reviewed 27 February 2018
GaryGaryH H
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London, United Kingdom
via mobile
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calle Los Diputados, Zaragoza, Spain
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+34 976 28 95 28
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Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

The former Palace of Katherine of Aragon is relatively unknown in the UK as is Zaragoza generally. For me this was the highlight of my visit. Comparisons with the Alhambra are inevitable and for me the Palacio de la Alijaferia is on a par. The...More

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Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

Although it looks big the accessible area is only a small part. A couple of interesting festutes/rooms but a lot is partially modernised and not very interesting.

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Reviewed 22 February 2018

lots of things to see in this palace especially our guide Lorenzo explained details of the place. Architecture and events that took place was so interesting

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Reviewed 15 February 2018

This castle is from Moorish times originally, but taken over by the Spanish kings from the reconquista it has also 15th century gothic and renaissance features. Part of the huge building has been modernised and is in use as government office. The part that can...More

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Reviewed 30 January 2018 via mobile

This massive edifice was once defense for the city proper, enjoy walking the grounds and take your photo ops...visit the museum and see weaponry and artifacts from centuries gone by.

Thank Larry M
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Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

What a beautiful palace to visit in Zaragoza! The moorish style was a nice break from the traditional Spanish churches and buildings. We had originally tried to visit on Saturday, but arrived during siesta and couldn’t go in. We returned on Sunday to find that...More

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Reviewed 22 January 2018

Beautiful and historic portion of history. Henry V!!! considered a great monarch for all reformations. Debated by some however. The restaurant is a pleasant surprise for visitors especially those who want to mingle with government officials of Aragon. Nice place to visit

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Reviewed 29 December 2017

It is astonishing how well this building has been rebuilt and it looks like it is well used by the local government, a guarantee that it is going to survive and remind us of the great Moorish heritage of Spain. Built in the second half...More

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Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

The areas I could visit was small, but beautiful. In December it was a quiet visit, which I preferred.

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Reviewed 4 December 2017

A palace that deserves to visit with guides to give you information about the history of the places and especially about those who lived here. Architecture is impressed and the way it was restored makes the beauty of this castle even more valuable. The 3...More

Thank DianaCosmina
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tk3232
11 August 2017|
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Response from Doug V | Reviewed this property |
I went by public transport, which was easy. From memory, there was plenty of street parking nearby, but it was a Sunday. It is away from the CBD, so it should be OK
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John G
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Response from carlosjoiner | Reviewed this property |
hi rent your own headset guide from the shop and go round at your leisure
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hiromi j
17 December 2016|
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Response from Mary M | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so. Christmas Day almost everything is closed.
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