Alcazar de Arriba (Upper Fortress), Carmona

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Walk the perimeter and admire the architecture of Alcazar de Arriba (Upper Fortress), a castle in the Mudéjar style with notes of both Christian and Islamic designs. Built for 13th-century King Pedro of Castile, the structure features interlocking, multi-lobed arches, decorative masonry, and colorful ceramic tiles. Take the marked tourist walking path from Carmona's Old Town up to the fortress, where you can walk around the exterior and enjoy sweeping views of the surrounding landscape. The beauty of the castle led to its establishment as a "parador"--a luxury hotel located in a historical building such as a monastery or castle. Only guests who are staying here are allowed to enter the building. If you do stay here, you will enjoy the spacious patio, fountain, swimming pool, and beautiful gardens. Make Alcazar de Arriba (Upper Fortress) a part of your Carmona vacation plans using our Carmona road trip website .
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  • There is a Parador. Can't seem Parador area, except that is is quite wide, come in and visit.
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  • As a vast majority of the parador, it is beautiful, with a very bellevue on the plain below and the pool at the bottom of the garden. Terrace, patio, everything is beautiful, to cool off prices correct.
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  • Above, or of King don Pedro, alcazar is the current Parador, well, part of it is the Parador. The other party cannot be visited, but by what you see they are doing works. Walk following the wall and surrounding it is worth.
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