Museo Casa Natal De Cervantes, Alcala De Henares

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4.1/5 based on 500+ reviews on the web
Surrounded by lively tapas bars and outdoor cafes, Museo Casa Natal De Cervantes is a restored property at the birthplace of “Don Quixote” author Miguel de Cervantes, who was born in 1547. The house is a sterling example of Golden Age Castilian architecture, with rooms built off a central patio to provide relief from the intense Spanish sun. Entry is free, and inside you'll see 16th-century furniture, a spinning wheel, and other accoutrements of Cervantes' time, as well as ancient manuscripts of the Quixote. You may catch a showing of Master Pedro's Puppet Show, inspired by a famous episode from the novel. Visitors love to stop for a picture between the bronze statues of Don Quixote and Sancho Panza, who perch on a bench outside the Calle Mayor entrance, in the heart of Alcalá de Henares' historic district. Arrange your visit to Museo Casa Natal De Cervantes and discover more family-friendly attractions in Alcala De Henares using our Alcala De Henares travel itinerary maker.
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  • Go to Alcalá and not visit the casa de Cervantes is like going to Rome and. .. Free attraction is simply visit the House. Decorated as in the time of Cervantes have a sense as if you lived at the time. Let take photos. Very nice.
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  • A good point: the visit is free. Fortunately, because his interest remains limited. Of course it is the birthplace of the Spanish writer but is its only quality.
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  • The House is a recreation magnificent of as lived Cervantes, furniture, senseres and all care to detail. We love to visit with children and who know the history of this wonderful writer.
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  • First and foremost, credit is due to this man who created a donkey and a hotel .... Anyway, it all depends on what you hope to achieve out of this experience. For me, it was nice, suspending my disbelief when submerging myself in a 'nostalgic' flashback. That is until, the member of staff told me that nothing in the house was original apart from the well in the courtyard! Apart from that, a pleasant experience.
  • A small but interesting place.
  • Of course, it is worth visiting the House of... nothing more and nothing less... CERVANTES
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  • You take to the last
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  • It's super funny because it has rooms assembled with all the details. It is also free and cool. Sometimes they have exhibitions extra. It is a quick tour that is worth!
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