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Alcazar de la Puerta de Sevilla

Plaza de Blas Infante, 41410 Carmona, Spain
+34 954 19 09 55
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The Moorish fortress or Alcazar rises above the Puerta de Sevilla, forming an almost impregnable defensive complex - It underwent major alterations in the 14th and 15th centuries. - Restoration work carried out between 1973 and 1975 included the refurbishing of several sections as venues for staging cultural events. - Keep: the tower is solid up to the level of the courtyard and its bossed ashlars remain intact. - Tower of Gold: this tower provides a beautiful view over Carmona. - Prisoners' Hall: this is all that remains of the palace that stood inside the Alcazar. - Patio of Cisterns: in the middle of this courtyard there is an underground cistern excavated in the rock and featuring six skylights.
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Plaza de Blas Infante, 41410 Carmona, Spain
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Completely unexpected - looks like a gate, but so much more to see once you climb the steps. Also great views over Carmona and surrounds

Thank Leppard2016
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Also housing the tourist office, this tower is a very interesting place to explore and provides great views of the town and plains below. Very hot in August and not suitable for people with mobility restrictions.

Thank Friar_Bear
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

This restaurant seemed empty before 9pm. Then it started to fill up. Appetisers were delicious. Steak with fois was the best. The food was excellent. I would go again.

Thank Jenny L C N
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Good little visit, great views of carmona from the tower although my wife found the ascent a bit too much!

Thank Steve H
Reviewed 9 July 2017

An understandaCarmonable and comprehensive example of vhistoric development of Carmona over 5.000 yrs' Be mindfull - we really have nothing of the ilk in the UK

Thank John L
Reviewed 21 June 2017

This gateway provides entry to the old town from the more modern parts of the city. It is an imposing sight with a dominant tower supporting the thick walled gated entrance. The tourist office is on the ground floor and this is also where you...More

Thank manswa
Reviewed 20 April 2017

One can climb part of the double entrance gate for the road to Seville. There are several platforms as well as rooms that one can enter. Most of the displays in the rooms are nothing special, but there is an old banner on display and...More

Thank Katrien S
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

The Alcazar is a typical fortified Moorish fortress at the Gate from Sevilla. It signals entrance into the Old Town of Carmona and houses the tourist office. A visit will cost you a few Euros but the view from the top is stunning.

1  Thank Sara H
Reviewed 13 March 2017

The Fortress of Gate of Seville (i.e. the gate/fortress that separates the new and old parts of the city. The tourist office on the ground /street level is the entrance and has a brochure for a self guided tour. There is an entrance fee, for...More

2  Thank travel1948
Reviewed 7 March 2017

We arrived on a wet windy afternoon. They were making an historic film. Very exciting, it bought the historical sights which are stunning alive. Lot of little bars and restaurants plus some very good shops. The church's and family palaces are very beautiful and easy...More

1  Thank jkingsleymonks
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