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Address: Aljaferia | calle Los Diputados, Zaragoza, Spain
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+34 976 28 95 28
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10:00 - 14:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 14:00
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Beautifully restored Moorish palace

Situated just a little outside the historic city centre the Palacio is an interesting visit. Perhaps slightly over restored it is nonetheless full of rich decoration. The Moorish... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Situated just a little outside the historic city centre the Palacio is an interesting visit. Perhaps slightly over restored it is nonetheless full of rich decoration. The Moorish parts have finely detailed arches and a exhibition room explains the iconography of the carvings. Elsewhere the later additions have willfully indulgent ceilings in deep greens and blues. The walls are mostly... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 286 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This palace/fortress is a 20 or so minute walk from the main attractions but definitely worth it . The €5pp entrance fee is good value to see a beautifully restored palace. A good time to visit is at lunchtime because the cafeteria serve a fantastic €8.80 meal which includes a choice of 3 starters , 3 mains , pastry ,... More 

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8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

One of a must places to visit when you're in Zaragoza. Love the mix design. Especially the (used to be) muslim prayer room

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Had to queue for several minutes to obtain the free tickets (every Sunday entrance is free). There are excellent explanations in English. Allow at least two hours.

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Thank CorkJetsetter
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

nice Moorish castle, worth the visit. had guided tour in Spanish and learned a lot about this historic monument. looks a bit like the Alhambra (in Granada) only smaller.

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited at opening time (10.00 am) and had most of the rooms to ourselves. There are audio guides available but we managed with the information cards (many languages) that are available in each of the main areas. The restoration that has been carried out to much of the stonework is of high quality and sympathetic with the original has has... More 

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Madrid, Spain
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went on a Sunday, which is free entrance. It's a must see while in Zaragoza. It can get a bit busy on Sundays because of this, but totally worth it

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

From the outside the great palace is relatively attractive. Once we pass the entrance, we quickly reach the Arabic courtyard with orange trees. Very pleasant but lacking the charm of the Arab palaces of Andalucía. Everything is a bit rougher and there is not much to see. Passed the courtyard we can visit a few room with decorated roof. If... More 

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4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went on Sunday morning and I was surprised to discover my visit and the guided tour were both free. I forgot to write down the name of the guide, but I think it was Teresa. She was great. Super knowledgeable and had an engaging way of presenting the information. I learned a ton of interesting things. I liked it... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's definitely no Alhambra but it's alright to pass half an hour there. I found the security guards very officious and "on top of you". Made going round a little pressured.

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