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The Moorish fortress or Alcazar rises above the Puerta de Sevilla, forming an almost impregnable defensive complex - It underwent major alterations in the 14th and 15th centuries. - Restoration work carried out between 1973 and 1975 included the...more
All reviews old town tourist office surrounding countryside roman times stunning views the ground floor puerta de sevilla great fortress information office well worth a visit small town alcazar gateway steps tower walls history
It’s interesting enough but a few of the signs are missing that might have helped understand the buildings. One tower was inaccessible but I don’t know why. One room had nothing in it. The place has potential to be so much better.
This place is an authentic fortress, beautiful from the inside and impenetrable from the outside. The moorish influence is very strong. The art work is stunning. Well worth the visit.... but buy tickets ahead of time or else you will be stuck in a long...More
Cool fortress with stunning views of Carmona and the countryside.
Overall Carmona was a lovely half-day trip from Seville and an unexpected highlight of my time in Spain.
To get to from Seville: Casal bus M - 124 from the San Bernardo station. Ticket costs...More
This is one of the two main gateways into old town Carmina. You pay €2 to look around it inc,using access to the museum. You only need half an hour but it's well worth a visit as it has amazing views over old town and...More
Originally built before Roman times and further developed by the Muslims and then added to when the Christians took over around the 14th and 15th century this is an impressive old stone structure that has weathered well and a fitting entrance to the old town...More
Carmona's city walls are even older than the Roman era here. The Carthaginians preceded the Romans, but even they were preceded by earlier settlers who, as long ago as the 12rh century BCE, built the first city walls and the Seville entrance. You can see...More
As you enter the southern gateway of the Puerta de Sevilla (this Puerta has two parallel gateways), the information office is on your right. The information office also sells admission to the tower above it. The ticket comes with an explanatory leaflet in several languages....More