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Alcazar de Arriba (Upper Fortress)

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Address: Carmona, Spain
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Carmona and Necropolis: Guided Day Tour from Seville
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History alive and well

When staying at the Parador, this is nearby. The experience of moving through history, while moving through architecture is something very important.

Reviewed 29 April 2016
Daniel I
Portland, Oregon
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Ghent, Belgium
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Currently, only the part that has been restored to become a hotel can be visited. However, from this summer onwards one should be able to visit the ruins as well, making the hike there much more worthwhile.

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Reviewed 5 March 2017

It included a triple arch and dogleg entrance. Within the arches there seem to be residues of some form of decoration (red). The arches give access to the parking area of the Parador and the reception

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Portland, Oregon
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Reviewed 29 April 2016

When staying at the Parador, this is nearby. The experience of moving through history, while moving through architecture is something very important.

Thank Daniel I
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 195 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2016

A Carmona highlight, this ancient fortress now houses one of Spain's scenic 'Paradors' (state-sponsored inns), complete with elegant rooms, a gorgeous restaurant, and a patio 'coffee bar' with a cliff-side view that shouldn't be missed.

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Reviewed 13 October 2014

This town has so many Roman remains that it is difficult to choose one over another but they are all fascinating in their own way.

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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Reviewed 3 July 2014

It seems as it was built yesterday, very well kept, and furnished to the last detail. The restaurant there is excellent, you will fell as part of the gentry of the era.

Thank German R
Yoxall, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 29 October 2012

This attraction along with the rest of Carmona is worth visiting during a trip to or from Seville. There is a marked tourist route to walk through the streets of the old town up to the fortress and there are some lovely views at the top . Interestingly the view is not Andulucia like and is a little like looking... More 

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