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Beautiful interiors, guided tours offered only

Stunning place but unfortunately on the day we visited, the guided tours were only in Spanish and... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2018
Sheffield, United Kingdom
The crown jewell of Tordesillas

The Battle of the Salado was crucial and decisive. Well advanced the "Reconquista" the joint... read more

Reviewed 7 June 2018
Kansas City, Missouri
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Calle Alonso Castillo S/N, 47100 Tordesillas, Spain
+34 983 77 00 71
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Reviewed 16 September 2018

Stunning place but unfortunately on the day we visited, the guided tours were only in Spanish and we missed so much about the different rooms. We could follow only a small amount of the explanations. What a shame there isnt a short printed description in...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank brodie61
Reviewed 7 June 2018

The Battle of the Salado was crucial and decisive. Well advanced the "Reconquista" the joint forces of Castile and Portugal defeated a new invading force (fundamentalists) from North Africa. To celebrate, king Alfonso XI ordered the construction of this palace over an old arab residence....More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank martinezcm
Reviewed 12 May 2018

About a 5 minutes’ walk of the “Museo y casas Del Tratado” you have the “Mosteiro Real de Santa Clara de Tordesillas” which is a palace built into the “Mudejar style”, who has been founded in the year 1363. A Mudejar style palace and Gothic...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank hans-jaguar
Reviewed 23 February 2018

This royal palace-turned-convent is a spectacular remnant of the Mozarabic architectural style, brought up to the plains of Castile by Moorish builders and preserved here by the national historical heritage ministry. Here you see the colorful tiles, lobed and horseshoe arches, geometric painted plasterwork more...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Rebrites
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

This city claims to be royal. Most of it based on this building that has beem meticulously restored. Without any doubt the top monument in this small town. BUT only a guided visit (in Spanish) is possible. Being a well travelled culture consumer, I like...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank DSantwerpen
Reviewed 24 June 2017

Amazing old palace/convent, highlight of our stay in Tordesillas. Worth the trip. Guided tours only, English and Spanish.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank alexineberry
Reviewed 8 June 2017

Tordesillas is north of Madrid at the crossroads between Zamora and Valladolid. Just passing through for one night we stopped and decided to spend the time and take the tour. Very informative and worth the stop. Nearby, is the Casa de Tratado where the treaty...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank jaimeelsabio
Reviewed 20 April 2017

This is an old palace/convent dating from the medieval ages, containing exceptional samples of mudéjar art (christian art made by muslim craftsmen) and also interesting additions of later periods. Too bad photography is only allowed in one "patio". There is a one-of-a-kind XV century bath...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank marquesa_de_parabere
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Firstly, I would have given five stars if the tour had been in English or there was an English audio guide. So if you don't speak Spanish you will miss out on the history. That said, a guided tour is the only way to gain...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Jane C
Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

The place is quite amazing as arabian style, the different patios the baths will remind you some andalusian palaces. The church itself has a very surprising celling. Do not miss it

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Alexandre H
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