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Alcazar - Biblioteca de Castilla-La Mancha

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Address: Alfereces Provisionales, s/n, 45001 Toledo, Spain
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+34 925 25 66 80
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Sun 10:00 - 15:00
Mon - Tue 10:00 - 19:00
Thu - Sat 10:00 - 19:00

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It looks at you from the top of a hill. It was the Alcazar that has been turned to a librerary, unfortunately I didn"t have time to visit it but I'm sure it worth it!

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 7 November 2016
Esma B
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Algiers, Algeria
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New Milford, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the best view one can have of the whole city of Toledo without the crowds and without having to hike through the winding roads.. From the topmost floor of the Alacazar Library Building it is simply breathtaking!

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Leipzig, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place offers you the best views of Toledo for FREE. Take the lift to the "cafeteria" level for stunning views, enjoy a coffee and snacks. Popular with locals, a real gem.

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1 Thank Philiph S
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

Newly remodeled and professional exhibitions. Allow 1 to 2 hours, but the layout of the building was confusing for the audio guide to follow.

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Macungie, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

Toledo is a fantastic place to visit. The alcazar sits at the top the city with a fantastic view of the surrounding area. It is a great place to end up as you wind your way up the hill through the city.

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Algiers, Algeria
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

It looks at you from the top of a hill. It was the Alcazar that has been turned to a librerary, unfortunately I didn"t have time to visit it but I'm sure it worth it!

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Thank Esma B
Bracknell, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

The palace is closed to the public, because workers are on strike - and have been for three months, and there is no sign that the strike is going to end soon. So you are left to see the Military museum that adjoins the Alcazar. There is very little to see, a helicopter, some swords and two cars.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

We visited Toledo only to find the Alcazar closed due to strikes and other restorative works. Shame as it sits on the highest part of Toledo and the views are stunning.

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Malton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

Before reaching Toledo you must have a stop at Mirador and admire the beautiful buildings of Alcazar. This fortress which was once used as a Roman palace in the third century is located in the highest part outside the city of Toledo. It was a pity we could not be so near to this magnificent buildings. We could admire it... More 

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1 Thank Gaetano A
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

Toledo is only a short drive from Madrid. I would recommend visiting Toledo only if traveling my road. Its an absolute pleasure driving around. The alcazar has a wonderful architecture as well.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Some of the Alcazar is closed with the strike. But you can still ride an escalator up to the third level an get a view. Immediately impressed with the concept of impregnable

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