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Address: Plaza Pilatos 1, 41003 Seville, Spain
Phone Number:
+34 954 22 52 98
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09:00 - 18:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 18:00
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Fee: Yes
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Construction of this palace began in 1492. Today, part of the palace is a...

Construction of this palace began in 1492. Today, part of the palace is a museum and is open to the public. There is a separate wing where the present Duchess of Medinaceli lives with her descendants and family. The palace has many gardens, patios, fountains, and salons. The patios contain many Roman statues. Everywhere on the first floor one will find Roman mosaic floors. The walls are covered with beautiful ceramic tile in many different Mudejar styles.

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The impressive house

It looks like place where could live the famous person Pilates. There are so many interesting things, statues, mosaics, plates, furniture, Spanish patio, fountain. You will be... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

It looks like place where could live the famous person Pilates. There are so many interesting things, statues, mosaics, plates, furniture, Spanish patio, fountain. You will be enjoyed there.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Casa de Pilatos is a nice place with beautiful architecture, lots of history and nice sculptures. The gardens are also nice (maybe better in springtime)

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

If you are an EU citizen, hold an EU visa, or hold a student identification card, entrance is free on Wednesday. Otherwise the price is €6. We visited in February, but I think it would be better suited for the non-winter months as there are beautiful gardens inside that were worth the visit during the winter, but didn't contain much... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The ground floor of this Palace is quite impressive with a suite of pleasant gardens and courtyards . Antique statues and wall ceramic decorations give it added charm. The upstairs guided tour(additional fee) is much less interesting,no photos allowed.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Tucked away in the old part of Sevilla this place is well worth a visit. The house (more of a palace) has undergone several transformations most notably following the Renaissance as Sevillian families grew incredibly wealthy on the proceeds of their exploits in the New World. A really interesting way to spend a few hours

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our walking tour took us to this House of Pilate. The place was closed but we were able to see through the arched gates. The casa, really more of a mansion seemed haunting with real young beautiful marquesa as its resudent. Definitely next time.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you love tiles, go here. Its hard to imagine how the decor was planned but it must have been quite a spectacular sight in its day. Its not very well kept now, but most Europeans visit on a wednesday afternoon when its free. The tour is in Spanish which is not good for everyone, otherwise you don't get to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very much a jewel in the crown of Seville, this is a beautiful palace, small and intimate but full of wonderful architecture and building techniques that are awe inspiring. It really is a must to visit, you just need a couple of hours and so worth it!!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fascinating history brought to life with a very detailed audio guide to the beautiful ground floor. But the 1st floor guided tour is also a 'must do' addition. As you walk round, the art and photos bring a completely different viewpoint of the home's aristocratic owner's more recent history. And we found our guide very helpful.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A privatly run museum, a very nice mixed-style building (some parts closed due to renovation). All the joy was spoiled by the rude staff. The same experience as in Viana Palace in Córdoba, but there the staff is normal. Here they do not allow to leave your luggage, even if they had an area for that, so I asked the... More 

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