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Review of Real Alcazar

Real Alcazar
Ranked #2 of 325 things to do in Seville
Certificate of Excellence
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Beautiful medieval Islamic palace showcasing a unique fusion of Spanish Christian and Moorish architecture.
Reviewed April 4, 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed our visit here. The queues were massive all day but if you pay for tickets online you can walk straight to the front. I’d say it’s worth it for a few extra Euros but maybe some people enjoy spending their holiday standing in a line for 2 hours.
The alcazar was amazing. The description on the audioguide was somewhat lacking in terms of history but useful for design references. The gardens are stunning - take some food and you could spend hours wandering there. One more thing - early evening is a good time to visit, it’s less busy.

Thank Jean S
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Reviewed April 4, 2018 via mobile

After researching Alcázar we decided to book via Viator a local guided tour not only for the skip the line advantage but also to someone with subject matter expertise to provide the necessary background information that makes a visit more meaningful. We are so glad we did. The architecture was just wonderful to behold in the hour and a half walk our guide Maria explained the interesting background story of this exquisitely beautiful world heritage space while we took numerous pictures as we listened. Our necks were sore from looking up at those colorful & intriguing ceilings! The gardens are equally captivating. This historic well preserved monument show examples of cultural diversity, transitions, collaboration, integration and harmonious coexistence.

Thank LnS2004
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Reviewed April 4, 2018 via mobile

This palace is enormous and filled with rooms with architectural detail and special meaning and large beautiful gardens. Definitely do the audio tour option in order to know what you’re looking at. The audio tour explains everything and you can go at your own pace and in which ever direction you wish. It’s an amazing building and an a must see in Seville. Also buy your tickets on line ahead to jump the long line that will undoubtedly be there when you arrive.

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Reviewed April 4, 2018 via mobile

Nice place to visit and amazing history .spectacular gardens . Amazing architecture on walls. It is a must if you are here . It us next to cathedral.

Thank MAILRIQ
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Reviewed April 4, 2018

This place is an absolute beauty. If you can only visit one historical place in Seville, make sure it is the Real Alcazar. For the small price you pay, you will definitely not be disappointed!

Thank Bellini85
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