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Palacio de la Aljaferia

calle Los Diputados, Zaragoza, Spain
+34 976 28 95 28
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Another stop on the "World Heritage Site" trail!

We, unfortunately, only had a short time to spend in Zaragoza, this should definitely be at least a... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
JRAsFishBabe
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Calgary
Impressive and tasteful. Cool on a hot day

The palace, mightily impressive from outside, sits in an unlikely neighbourhood, with apartment... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Brimble
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Lagos, Portugal
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calle Los Diputados, Zaragoza, Spain
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+34 976 28 95 28

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Reviewed 2 days ago

We, unfortunately, only had a short time to spend in Zaragoza, this should definitely be at least a three day stopover. As it was, our visit to Aljaferia was too short. This late eleventh century Islamic Palace currently houses the Cortes, the regional parliament of...More

Thank JRAsFishBabe
Reviewed 6 days ago

The palace, mightily impressive from outside, sits in an unlikely neighbourhood, with apartment blocks opposite, and doesn't seem raised up enough to be imposing, yet it sits there dominating your vision. Entrance fee was surprisingly moderate and once inside we had the run of the...More

Thank Brimble
Reviewed 1 week ago

Currently used as the regional government assembly but the main building to available to walk around at leisure. Moorish architecture is well preserved as well as later additions. Spanish history in one building.

Thank Martin186361
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really it's amazing palace it was built by muslim the king name is Abu Jaafar Ahmed Al Muqtadir it's fort

Thank Meshaal3
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful architecture (the palace has been rebuilt several times during different eras). Lovely ceilings and columned spaces.

Thank LCrissman
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The palace is nice, well maintained. Big and with good exhibits. It's a real shame they have only a few audio guides, no guiding in English and all the exhibits have Spanish only instructions. They have an app to download but it crashed. In any...More

Thank Ohad B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went around the Aljaferia on our own so I think we may have missed some of the points of interest. It reminded me of the Alhambra (and also some of the Indian palaces. There wasn't as much to see as I had thought and...More

1  Thank AJMglobaltraveller
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a must for any visitor to Zaragoza. Go on the English Tour every night at 5pm. The guide was great and we visit all the areas from the old Moorish rooms through to the Christian era and finishing off visiting the Chamber of...More

1  Thank Mrbling
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

beautiful building, a must to be visited, but check the website for visitinghours to avoid disappointment

Thank Rudi V
Reviewed 16 August 2017

One of the few places to rival Granada in its blend of Moorish and Spanish architecture. A real gem.

Thank walreagis
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tk3232
12 August 2017|
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Response from Doug V | Reviewed this property |
I went by public transport, which was easy. From memory, there was plenty of street parking nearby, but it was a Sunday. It is away from the CBD, so it should be OK
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John G
20 January 2017|
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Response from AMSY13 | Reviewed this property |
Hello John, I did't have a guide... but being sincere, it hasn't got many ramps as it does have quite a few floors!!!
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hiromi j
18 December 2016|
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Response from Mary M | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so. Christmas Day almost everything is closed.
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