Royal Alcázar of Seville, Seville

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Experience living history on a guided tour of Royal Alcázar of Seville, the oldest royal palace still in use in Europe. Built primarily during the 1300s, this World Heritage–listed site is one of the country’s finest examples of Moorish architecture, featuring a myriad of exquisitely decorated rooms, lavish gardens, paved courtyards, and sparkling ponds. Originally used as a fort, the site was reconstructed and vastly expanded numerous times over the centuries. The upper levels of the palace are still the official Seville residence of Spain’s royal family. When you visit, be sure to check out the room where Christopher Columbus’ journey to the Americas was planned. Advanced tickets are available online. Try to time your trip for one of many musical concerts regularly held in the gardens. Take a look at our Seville itinerary planner to schedule your visit to Royal Alcázar of Seville and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • Nice visit, plan at least 2 hours because it's very big. The space is very varied: mudéjar, baroque, sometimes rococo. Beautiful exhibition on azuléjos and also beautiful collection of fans (badly highlighted). Book really on the internet: ticket with time, we pass on time.
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  • To tour the real Alcazars is to take a historical tour from the ioglo XI to the day. It is to analyze the different cultures that have crossed this emblematic city. Place of great beauty with beautiful gardens that take us to different times. It is essential together with Plaza de España.
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  • This is an amazing place! Palace after connected Palace showing art decor and magnificent gardens. I can try to describe it and show pictures, but would not do it justice. This is one the places you must see while in Seville, Spain. It is so rich in history influenced by Muslim to Christianity. A UNESCO world heritage site, its something you must see. Just breathtaking.
  • Royal Alcázar is a dream like palace with obvious Muslim influence, the whole place is very big and beautiful, clearly an evidence of how wealthy the Spanish empire once was. The gardens are very beautiful and big much like the palace, even in the garden the slightest piece of wall or floor is very nicely decorated. The garden is also quite nice to escape the heat as there is a lot of shade and cool green areas.
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