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Alcazar de Segovia

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Fortress of the Kings of Castile and Royal School of Artillery Its picture has been around the world: a unique fairy tale-like palace that brings together architectural tastes of different monarchs. It tells -to all those who come to know it...more
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Plaza Reina Victoria Eugenia, S/N, 40003 Segovia, Spain
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An enjoyable and beautiful medieval castle in Segovia. While you travel around and inside the castle, you feel the historic atmosphere. Buy a combined ticket (8 Euro instead of 5.5 euro) for the access to the top of the tower (152 stairs) to get the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
2  Thank Doe G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Segovia Alcazar is a fine piece of architecture, renovated after a great fire and now a collection of mobilia and ancient weapons. Great views fo the city and the surrounding hills.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First off take note about the terrible reviews here, they had some good information. The castle is amazing and had great views of the city below. Lot and lot of information about how Spain became Spain and the story about the castle being turned into...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank WilliamDickerson
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As other reviewers have said, this is indeed a "must see" castle/fortress. It's design and architecture for us was unique in its Moorish way. "Distinct" is another word for its exterior design. We loved the time walking through the (at that time) 12 castle rooms....More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank johnnnita
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Don't forget to look up when touring the various rooms of the castle. It features some of the most ornate and beautifully decorated ceilings I've ever seen. We did not pay for audiotour and I almost wish I did, as I found myself wanting to...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank E1reann
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I don't have to tell you about the history of this place. This was an enjoyable experience from the very beginning. Personal favorite was Joan the Mad in The Hall of Kings. Look over the edge (if you're brave enough).

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank aron_holt
Reviewed 13 February 2019 via mobile

It is the castle that was the inspiration for snow white. I especially liked learning that there were motes with bears (as opposed to alligators). If you are in the area, go see it. If not go to the Royal Palace of Madrid or the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank MrWuf1
Reviewed 12 February 2019

This castle is great, but the armor collection is outstanding! If you are a fan of medieval armor you need to see it. I have never seen such detail and the armored horses are wonderful. The Tower is worth the difficult stairs. The view of...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank progers22
Reviewed 7 February 2019

The Alcázar is a wonder of Islamic style beauty, combined with the riches of Spanish royal history. You won't be alone there, but it is possible to dream and marvel at the workmanship, not to speak of the history to be found in paintings, statues...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank MargretEA
Reviewed 5 February 2019

Another impressive alcazar in Spain. This medieval castle in Segovia reminds you more of the fairy tale castles depicted in Disney movies. It was great to traverse the rooms and linger without the usual crowds in December. I especially enjoyed the armory collection similar to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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daniug
5 February 2019|
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Response from LorenzoelJefe | Reviewed this property |
The Alcazar ... the fortress? A couple of hours but have two visits. One to see the Museum then a second to see it at night then walk back to the Cathedral to your right. Great photos. Nice alley walks. The Alcazar, the... More
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Alison B
1 August 2018|
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Response from Family11223456 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, on Tuesdays from 2-4 pm it is free (we visited it last Tuesday, i.e. 24 july). You need to bring passports evidencing your EU citizenship. If you want to have audio guides, they charge for each device (I think it was... More
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Kirbytep
25 May 2018|
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Response from Susan V | Reviewed this property |
If you want to hire an exclusive guide for your visit or that of your group, you can book online beforehand, for the day and time that suits you.( Must be 48 hrs before). In Spanish, English and French (depending on the... More
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