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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
16:30 - 20:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 14:00
16:30 - 20:00

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spectacular restored palace

A must see if you go to Zaragoza. Get the audioguide. It is a mixture of Muslim and Christian influences, well restored, with beautiful ceilings and floors.

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Manasquan, New Jersey
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

A must see if you go to Zaragoza. Get the audioguide. It is a mixture of Muslim and Christian influences, well restored, with beautiful ceilings and floors.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I was totally disappointed because the only day I was in Zaragoza, the parliament met in this palace and it was therefore close to the public.

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Maybe we've seen too much but the Palacios de la Aljaferia was underwhelming. Nice to wander around but is put in the shade by the Palacio Real in Seville and the Alhambra in Granada. That could be a bit harsh but we did leave thinking OK but.... Sorry.

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Thank Lee P
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23 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Highly recommended. For students it costs only 1€ to visit is (5€ adults). Wonderful site with nice architecture. Very friendly staff. Possibility to take pictures everywhere.

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Birmingham
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81 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

There is not a lot to say about this Palacio which hasn't been said before. It is packed full of history from the Moors, to Ferdinand and Isabella, and it even has the tower which is the setting of Verdi's opera "Il Trovatore". The architecture is beautiful, as are the ceilings, the courtyard, and everything else. An added bonus was... More 

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London, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Highly recommended...beautiful inside and out. Our guide was great! Kids enjoyed the visit...the guide engaged them. Plan to be there for 45 minutes. We walked from downtown. No need to take a taxi or bus.

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Oakham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Having visited Peterborough cathedral in England to see where Henry VIII's first wife Catherine of Aragon is buried. During our visit to Zaragoza we had to visit Palacio de la Aljaferia where Catherine was born and grew up. The mixture of Islamic and Christian architecture is truly stunning. We arrived at 11:30am and had to queue for approx 20 minutes,... More 

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

But not a lot to see inside. look up: the ceilings are the best part. I went on Sunday when it was free. Otherwise barely worth €5

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Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

For 5 euros, you can either take a self guided or group tour of the palace. I did a group tour in Spanish (I'm not sure if English is available) and the guide was knowledgeable and friendly. There are some neat works of art to see, but much of the building has been renovated extensively due to destruction of the... More 

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London
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15 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The Palace is outwith the "Old City", but as it was a nice day we decided to walk, and took the advantage to see the outer city, and a few spectacular new buildings en-route. From the outside, the structure looks more like a castle or fort, and the entrance is over a ( now) dry moat. We visited on a... More 

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