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Alcazar de la Puerta de Sevilla

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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
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Plaza de Blas Infante, 41410 Carmona, Spain
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The architecture was interesting and the hype was pretty high, but after seeing a few rooms and wandering around for a little while we decided that we had seen enough. Having empty rooms without any interpretation to explain the overall flow of the place made...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Mike M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful place and recommended . Advance booking advised but the website is a pain , one has to persevere. Large queue for those without tickets !

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank C3530ENdaveh
Reviewed 31 October 2018

Carmona was our first stop after flying into Seville. It is only a couple Euros to visit and won’t take long to take the tour. The history is quite interesting although the guide is a bit confusing. The views of the country side cannot be...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

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.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank notria123
Reviewed 2 September 2018

This is the impressive main gate to the old town. I did just some sight seeing, but it's also possible to see the upper levels.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank NoeB1
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Antonio M
Reviewed 5 July 2018

An impressive fortified gate to the town that indicates the potential scale of the medieval threats to it. It marks the start of the old town for visitors.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Martin T
Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank CookiDr4gon
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank Jan O
Reviewed 27 May 2018

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

Date of experience: May 2018
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