Alcázar of Seville

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General Information

Alcazar of Seville is a royal palace situated in Seville, Spain. The impressive palace was built for Christian king Peter of Castile who ruled in the 14th century. The palace is renowned for its architectural beauty, it is built to a Mudejar architecture style and is one of the oldest royal palaces still in use with the upper parts of the Alcazar still used by the Spanish royals. The architecture of the palace is complemented by the beauty and stunning landscape of the gardens and courtyards. In 1987 the palace was registered as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Today, it is still used as a royal palace but most of the complex is open to the public to explore. It has seen an upsurge in visitors since hit television show Game of Thrones used the palace as a setting in the show.

Getting there

The palace is situated in the San Bernardo area of Seville. The closest metro stop is at ‘Puerta de Jerez’ on the M1 line. The closest tram stop is ‘Puerta de Jerez’ on the T1 line. The A1, A3, A4, A8 and LP buses all stop outside of the palace.

Opening Times and Admission

The palace is open to the public daily, in the summer months (April to September) it is open 9am-7pm and in the winter months (October to March) it is open 9am-5pm. Entry fee is set at 9 euros for adults, 2 euros for concessions and free for under 16s.

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Posted: 9 Sep 2019, 12:52





Again as with most buildings in Seville, really pretty architecture. Didn't realise until it was pointed out that it is used in Game of Thrones too.

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