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Alcazar de los Reyes Cristianos, Cordoba

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Experience the grandeur of Spanish royalty and history at Alcazar de los Reyes Cristianos. Once the primary residence of the Catholic Monarchs as well as the headquarters of the Spanish Inquisition, the palace centers on the famous Courtyard of the Mariscos, featuring two high towers and an impressive collection of early Roman art. Walk through the tranquil gardens and courtyards that line the Guadalquivir River or visit the Inquisition tower, where a series of Roman mosaics and a sarcophagus are displayed. Climb the two high towers for a panoramic view of the city of Córdoba and the surrounding palace gardens. Make Alcazar de los Reyes Cristianos a part of your Cordoba vacation plans using our Cordoba trip itinerary planner.
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  • The main castle is redone but there is not much character to it. It has a great garden though and some of the lookout towers have a good view of Cordoba.  more »
  • This Alcazar contains a beautiful formal garden that is typical of 13th to16th century Spanish constructions. There is a museum inside but unfortunately we couldn't visit that. However, view of the ci...  more »
  • Beautiful gardens, statues, architecture. Must see, wonderful pools, with plants around - statues of Christopher Columbus and Spain royalty  more »