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Alcazar de la Puerta de Sevilla

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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...more
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Plaza de Blas Infante, 41410 Carmona, Spain
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 21 October 2017

Even if the style was a bit different and the Alcazar de la Puerta de Sevilla isn’t sitting on the top of a hill, still reminded me to the castles that we visited in Portugal. The Carthaginians built this veteran fortress in between 237 and...More

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Reviewed 21 January 2016

This is Alcazar Puerta De Sevilla, Carmona! Don't mistaken this with Royal Alcázar of Seville in Seville! We were doing our research, and released that these are totally diff from the one in Seville itself. Although the name with Sevilla in it, but location for...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful place and recommended . Advance booking advised but the website is a pain , one has to persevere. Large queue for those without tickets !

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Carmona was our first stop after flying into Seville. It is only a couple Euros to visit and won’t take long to take the tour. The history is quite interesting although the guide is a bit confusing. The views of the country side cannot be...More

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Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

It’s interesting enough but a few of the signs are missing that might have helped understand the buildings. One tower was inaccessible but I don’t know why. One room had nothing in it. The place has potential to be so much better.

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Reviewed 2 September 2018

This is the impressive main gate to the old town. I did just some sight seeing, but it's also possible to see the upper levels.

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Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

This place is an authentic fortress, beautiful from the inside and impenetrable from the outside. The moorish influence is very strong. The art work is stunning. Well worth the visit.... but buy tickets ahead of time or else you will be stuck in a long...More

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Reviewed 5 July 2018

An impressive fortified gate to the town that indicates the potential scale of the medieval threats to it. It marks the start of the old town for visitors.

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Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

Cool fortress with stunning views of Carmona and the countryside. Overall Carmona was a lovely half-day trip from Seville and an unexpected highlight of my time in Spain. To get to from Seville: Casal bus M - 124 from the San Bernardo station. Ticket costs...More

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Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

This is one of the two main gateways into old town Carmina. You pay €2 to look around it inc,using access to the museum. You only need half an hour but it's well worth a visit as it has amazing views over old town and...More

2  Thank Jan O
Reviewed 27 May 2018

Originally built before Roman times and further developed by the Muslims and then added to when the Christians took over around the 14th and 15th century this is an impressive old stone structure that has weathered well and a fitting entrance to the old town...More

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Reviewed 22 April 2018

Carmona's city walls are even older than the Roman era here. The Carthaginians preceded the Romans, but even they were preceded by earlier settlers who, as long ago as the 12rh century BCE, built the first city walls and the Seville entrance. You can see...More

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