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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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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 28 March 2013

A delightful andalusian-style garden, and excellent views of the city from the upper walls. From the tower, you can look over into the Royal Stables (Caballerias Reales) and see the horses practising their movements.

10  Thank Turista-Inglesa
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 21 February 2008

I visited the Alcazar de los Reyes in February 2007 on a Sunday morning. At an early hour there are very few people, but as the day goes on, the line builds up a little as this is one of the main sites of Cordoba...More

6  Thank WorldAdventureSeeker
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The palace interior is good but not amazing. However, we loved the gardens and thoroughly enjoyed wandering around them on a bright, chilly day

Thank GillJezz
Reviewed 1 week ago

We read comments about this place before coming and did not expect much about this place. The only thing we like is garden, nothing else. We felt regret that we should rather spend more time at a decent restaurant than coming to this alcazar. You...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Pretty gardens & water features & you can climb up the tower for good views. As others have said, nothing overly spectacular but a lovely place to wander through

Thank lexisa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Loved the gardens. They are ok but it’s not breathtaking. Don’t have high expectations. The scenery helps you relax and clear your mind.

Thank mary_safwat
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having already visited the Alcazar in Seville, this one in Cordoba was a huge disappointment. There is no signage and very little to see. Honestly don't bother!

1  Thank scorpio2310
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went to the 11.00 evening light show and were both delighted by the experience. Thoroughly recommended

Thank Ralph L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Alcazar is OK. But the gardens are beautiful and worth the price of admission. The were not in bloom when we were there and still they are magnificent.

Thank Nicole A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Located in center of old town Cordoba, this beautiful medieval castle is fascinating peace of engineering. But what is most stunning are the gardens. So well preserved and cultivated, this gardens are so peaceful to lay on the bench and rest your mind.

Thank Dario Č
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very nice gardens, water gardens are delightful and recommended for a relaxing and leisurely stroll.

Thank Windywest
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed these gardens very much. Relaxing and lovely to walk through with many fountains. The stairs up to the ramparts and the stubby tower are very narrow, and there is only one staircase. We had a short line to go up, but I’d say...More

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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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Veronica C
27 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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