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Alcazar de los Reyes Cristianos

Pl. Campo Santo de los Martires, San Basilio, 14004 Cordoba, Spain
+34 957 42 01 51
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The palace-fortress of the Christian Kings has tranquil gardens and fountains.
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  • Very good35%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“roman mosaics” (87 reviews)
“water features” (79 reviews)
Pl. Campo Santo de los Martires, San Basilio, 14004 Cordoba, Spain
+34 957 42 01 51
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A very interesting history is attached to this site, from the romans though to it's use as the town prison. It was also the headquarters of the inquisition. The gardens are very peaceful.

Thank Jonathan F
Reviewed 3 days ago

Stunning gardens. Inside not a great deal but worth it just o see the fabulous Roman mosaics, in remarkable condition - found in the Plaza Corredera and moved here for safe keeping and to exhibit them in all their glory. Also worth noting this is...More

Thank Keith B
Reviewed 4 days ago

this is a nice visit, it has a good walk around the beautiful gardens and water features. there is a steep climb up the tower as well. lots of photo opportunities all around. well worth the 4.5 euros admission during the day, dearer at night...More

Thank Clive G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were there in December and this fortress of the Christian Monarchs was really lovely - in summer it must be stunning! A must see in Cordoba!

Thank Susan V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Whilst you may think you will be visiting a palace, the inside experience is overwhelmed by the beauty of the gardens, with a peaceful walk among familiar plants intermingled with after features. The internal experience is fine, just not much of it. To see the...More

1  Thank Chris R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The gardens, ponds, and landscape of the Alcazar is very interesting and must see. The courtyards and gardens blends well with the architecture with lots of photo opportunities. Go up to the tower to get a good aerial view of the gardens and the adjacent...More

Thank Harvey M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Undoubtedly the jewel of the Alcázar is the he courtyard and the extensive gardens and water features. We visited in February so the gardens were not at their best but still very impressive. In the summer they must be spectacular and at night lit up...More

Thank Peter A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An amazing place to visit, the history , the gardens, the whole ambiance made our day a wonderful memory

Thank Robertsnov
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When in Córdoba, you must go to the Alcazar, on a sunny day preferably. The view of the gardens from the top of the tower is awesome. The gardens are beautiful and an island of tranquility.

Thank Rodrigo H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had visited the site in the afternoon and were impressed saw advert for night show in Very large print but did not see on the several adverts we saw about buying tickets for light sound at nine o clock before eight o clock so...More

Thank foodfan189
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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
27 May 2017|
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Response from Leo A | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, can't say! The show you are talking about wasn't there when I visited.
27 May 2017|
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Response from rana a | Reviewed this property |
As far as I consider the dancing fountain is in Barcelona "Magic fountain of Montjuic" & it plays on Fridays & Saturdays only, u may check on the internet its playing time. For Cordoba, u need to go there over day & must... More