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Alcazar de los Reyes Cristianos

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Address: Pl. Campo Santo de los Martires, San Basilio, 14004 Cordoba, Spain
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The palace-fortress of the Christian Kings has tranquil gardens and...

The palace-fortress of the Christian Kings has tranquil gardens and fountains.

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A must in Córdoba

Alcazar de los Reyes Christianos is a must in Cordoba and one of the mots beautiful place. It was a fortress built by Alfonso XI when Christian armies took Córdoba during the... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Alcazar de los Reyes Christianos is a must in Cordoba and one of the mots beautiful place. It was a fortress built by Alfonso XI when Christian armies took Córdoba during the Reconquista. Magnificent garden, great place for photographs. Recommended!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The gardens at the Alcazar are stunning. This was our favourite place in Córdoba and we can't wait to return later in the year

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Arriving before 9:30 am gets you in for free to this nice gardens with a tower that you can climb and gain some views. Take time in the gardens, as they are a tranquil place.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A great place to visit and the gardens are amazing for walking and taking pics. make sure to wear something comfy as in andalus it's all abt walking.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is another must see attraction in Cordoba. The Alcazar, whilst perhaps not as ornate as the Alhambra in Granada is, nevertheless, quite stunning, and the gardens are truly outstanding, Patrick l early the topiary. Well worth the fairly modest entrance fee.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We queued to get into the Alcazar and it would have been quite a disappointment if not for the gardens which were lovely. I'm not sure if we missed something or not but the building itself did not have much of great interest and most rooms were empty. We climbed the tower which was totally disorganised with people squeezing themselves... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We didn't discover the gardens until our third visit to Cordoba. What a delight! It is an area where wedding photographers/ fashion photographers take their outdoor shots - as we observed - as you have water, beautifully structured gardens and a bonus of particularly fragrant plants in areas. It is a nice contrast to the splendours of the Cordoba Mosque.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Completely unexpected beautiful gardens with orange, lemon and grapefruit trees. An oasis from the hustle and bustle of the city.

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We went there quite late as it was almost dark. The gardens seemed nice even in the dark but inside rooms were very boring and nothing special. There were no signs and it was difficult to visit in the dark. I thought, if they let people in in the dark, then there must have been be more lights. Especially climbing... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The gardens were a well-kept and we had a nice time roaming around. We also were amazed by the cylindrical shaped bushes. Various parts of the garden have different characteristics. It was quite busy when we went however it would have been nice to also visit when fewer people are around we think. We explored a little bit of the... More 

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