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Address: Aljaferia | calle Los Diputados, Zaragoza, Spain
Phone Number:
+34 976 28 95 28
10:00 - 14:00
16:30 - 20:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 14:00
16:30 - 20:00

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Amazing structure and a must see

What an amazing old castle. It is well worth seeing. Spend about an hour going through all the rooms which have some amazing ceilings. You can see the etchings where the french... read more

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 192 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

What an amazing old castle. It is well worth seeing. Spend about an hour going through all the rooms which have some amazing ceilings. You can see the etchings where the french prisoners were kept during the war. Take the time to stroll aound the entire building in the mote area.

Thank Robyn-and-Rob
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It is a very nice castle with a museum and the local government of Aragon which uses the venue to hold sessions. Discover the mourish past of Zaragoza and archtectural highlights in the nicely renovated complex. Bus stop in front of the castle.

Thank Rudi S
San Antonio, Texas, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The old Roman city of Caesar Augusta received an impulse during the Muslim rule of the Banu Qasi (sons of Casius). Te old fortress was rebuilt and excellent Islamic art was added. The Aragonese conquest at the beginning of the 12th c. kept most of the palace, including the small mosque inside it. New elements were added by the Kings... More 

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County Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We have spent 2-3 hours discovering the palace. The palace was in a very bad condition and the restoration made significant improvements. We enjoyed both inside and outside of the palace. It both shows early Islamic motives and Spanish influence.

Thank yusufaytas
Manasquan, New Jersey
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339 reviews
72 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

A must see if you go to Zaragoza. Get the audioguide. It is a mixture of Muslim and Christian influences, well restored, with beautiful ceilings and floors.

Thank SeeTheWorld4Peace
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was totally disappointed because the only day I was in Zaragoza, the parliament met in this palace and it was therefore close to the public.

Thank Ricardo P
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Maybe we've seen too much but the Palacios de la Aljaferia was underwhelming. Nice to wander around but is put in the shade by the Palacio Real in Seville and the Alhambra in Granada. That could be a bit harsh but we did leave thinking OK but.... Sorry.

Thank Lee P
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23 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Highly recommended. For students it costs only 1€ to visit is (5€ adults). Wonderful site with nice architecture. Very friendly staff. Possibility to take pictures everywhere.

Thank Giulia B
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177 reviews
81 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is not a lot to say about this Palacio which hasn't been said before. It is packed full of history from the Moors, to Ferdinand and Isabella, and it even has the tower which is the setting of Verdi's opera "Il Trovatore". The architecture is beautiful, as are the ceilings, the courtyard, and everything else. An added bonus was... More 

Thank PublicTransportFan
London, Canada
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18 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Highly recommended...beautiful inside and out. Our guide was great! Kids enjoyed the visit...the guide engaged them. Plan to be there for 45 minutes. We walked from downtown. No need to take a taxi or bus.

Thank jorge b

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