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Contact details

Patio de Banderas, s/n.
41004  Seville  (Andalusia)
actividades@patronato-alcazarsevilla.es
http://www.alcazarsevilla.org
Tel.:+34 954502324
Fax.:+34 954502068

Location

Autonomous region:
Andalusia

Province/Island:
Seville

Sevilla

Reservations


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    World Heritage, a certification granted by UNESCO.


Description

The site of the marriage of Charles V and Isabella of Portugal.

Peter I, the Cruel, rebuilt the old Almohad fortress and made it into his royal residence. It suffered serious deterioration over time and had to be refurbished during the reign of Isabella II.

The interior of the building is arranged around two courtyards: the Las Doncellas courtyard, where official life took place, and the Las Muñecas courtyard, for private life. The Ambassadors' Hall is beautifully decorated with plasterwork and tiles. The top floor is accessed by a 16th-century coffered staircase decorated with paintings by Roelas and Madrazo. Highlights include the furniture and the tapestries that decorate the different rooms.

Construction:
Arab fortress

Artistic period:
Arab

Historic period:
10th century

Setting:
Santa Cruz neighbourhood, ruins of the walls, Enlace tower.

Practical information

Schedule

From Oct 01 to Mar 31
From Monday to Sunday
From 09:30 to 17:00

Closed: 1 and 6 January, Good Friday and 25 December.


From Apr 01 to Sep 30
From Monday to Sunday
From 09:30 to 19:00

Mondays 6-7 pm from April to September and 4-5 pm from October to March: admission free.


Prices

General: €9,50
Retired persons: €2
Students: €2
Children: Admission free
Disabled persons: Admission free

Services

Audio guide, Guided tours

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