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The palace-fortress of the Christian Kings has tranquil gardens and fountains.
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Pl. Campo Santo de los Martires, San Basilio, 14004 Cordoba, Spain
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We visited this place on Sunday around 1:30pm, mind you, there's an entrance fee for tourists. The place itself was like gem and worth visiting. It was bigger than expected with a pretty garden and fountains, the pine trees were shaped and groomed so nicely....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank KravatTravels
Reviewed 4 days ago

Misty weather morning fog dew through arch secret garden dreamy view scene. Mystery guides you to find the smallest miracles. Dew drops on a calla. Abstract bush branches in bright morning light.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Kaja H
Reviewed 5 days ago

We were here over New Year's and did extensive research on opening times and holiday closures. Both a local tour agency and the official website of Andalucia told us that the Alcazar would be open on New Year's Day. We showed up to find it...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 54countriescounting
Reviewed 5 days ago

The gardens are very impressive! Extremely well kept. Roman remainings are very interesting. Not very crowed. Well worth the visit.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank nalumg
Reviewed 1 week ago

Admission to the Alcazar costs 5 euros per person. You go first into the building and visit half a dozen interior rooms whose main interest consists of Roman mosaics rescued from elsewhere in the City and beautifully exhibited here. The rooms would be bare without...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The gardens are awesome. The green and the blue sky make a wonderful picture. The view from the tower is worth climbing the stairway.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank marcion539
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our tour guide, booked through Viator/Viajes Boreal, certainly brought what is one of Cordoba’s landmarks to life. The Alcazar was built in the 14th century so there are a lot of stories behind it. The associated garden is pretty, but was planted recently and didn’t...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Ian-Down-Under
Reviewed 1 week ago

Worth a visit, but nowhere near as stunning as the Alcazar in Seville. Probably why it is less expensive to enter.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Richard L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Appalling !!!! Bought the ticket in the afternoon for the evening show at 21:00 . Advised to arrive at 20:50. Did so along with around 30 other people but, no show, no apology. Lights on behind locked doors - eventually left at 21:30 along with...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Karen M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A relaxing visit as it ended in the wonderful gardens where I remained watching the fish in both pools.

Date of experience: December 2018
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AlcazabaL
17 May 2018|
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Response from oh-no-tabi | Reviewed this property |
There was no queue when we were there in the morning. I saw more people in the afternoon, but nothing compare to Seville. I don't think you need to pre book.
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26 October 2017|
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Response from Robert L | Reviewed this property |
VISITING INFORMATION Winter (September 16th to June 15th ) Tue to Fri 08.30 to 20.45 hrs, Sat 08.30 to 16.30 hrs, Sun 08.30 to 14.30 hrs Summer (June 16th to September 15th) Tue to Sat 08.30 to 15.00 hrs, Sun 08.30 to... More
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Cholestas
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Response from 47LeoA | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, can't say! The show you are talking about wasn't there when I visited.
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