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Contact details

Calle de los Diputados s/n
50071  Zaragoza  (Aragon)
www.zaragoza.es
Tel.:+34 976289683
Fax.:+34 976289686

Location

Autonomous region:
Aragon

Province/Island:
Zaragoza

Zaragoza

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    World Heritage, a certification granted by UNESCO.


Description

An Arab palace in the heart of Zaragoza.

It was built as a place of recreation and also served as a defensive building.

It is an 11th-century Arab castle palaceRemains of its fortified area are still preserved. It is a palace of quadrangular plan with rounded towers except for one of them, known as the Troubadour's Tower, which has a rectangular plan. The rooms are arranged around the courtyard, which is open to the sky. Its roofs, coffered ceilings and plasterwork decoration are some of its greatest charms. It is currently the headquarters of the Aragonese Parliament.

Construction:
Palace

Artistic period:
Arab

Historic period:
11th century

Practical information

Schedule

From Apr 01 to Oct 31
From Monday to Sunday
From 10:00 to 14:00
From 16:30 to 20:00




From Nov 01 to Mar 31
From Saturday to Wednesday
From 10:00 to 13:30
From 16:00 to 18:00


Friday
From 16:00 to 18:00




Prices

General: €5
Reduced: €1
Children: Admission free
Groups: €4
Sunday
Admission free

Services

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