Interesting historical place to visit whilst in Jerez. Camera Obscura in the tower was fascinating. But do check opening times and plan your visit.
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It was a very hot day, the camera Obscura was shut due to staff shortage. My daughter cut her foot on the uneven ground but the reception staff were unable to offer a plaster. Disappointed as a basic first aid kit is a requirement in...More
Worth a visit and great views from the top of the towers. A video in English and some English translations help with the understanding of some of the history of Jerez and the building.
Many people see the 5€ fee and walk away. That's their loss! This is a beautiful old place, sensitively restored where you can easily spend a couple of hours wandering round and learning as you go of old cultures and how they lived. The views...More
Well worth a visit and spend the extra to experience the camera oscura as it gives a stunning view of Jerez. The castle is unusually well preserved and it's easy to imagine the Moors living and working there 6-10 Centuries ago. There are a few...More
Not our first Alcazar but really well laid out so it was extremely good. I loved the olive press especially as those sort of things rarely survive. A nice cool walk on the battlements followed by a stroll around the beautiful gardens it really was...More
Despite it being July, there were very few people visiting the Alcazar this morning. It's really a shame that it doesn't attract more visitors. It's very easy to spend a couple of hours looking around and learning the history of the Alcazar. Great value for...More
Road trip day two. Stopped off in Jerez and walked up to the the Alcazar. Very spacious area and not teeming with people lime Seville....less finisehd also and hence more authentic experience in my opinion. A kind of work in progress. one can walk up...More
This is a very old place, first a fort built my Musllims, and later turned into a palace. The construction is a marvel, and I am impressed by the advancements of the Muslims that built it. I am not Muslim, but still found myself repeated...More