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  • Royal Alcázar of Seville: Skip-the-Line Ticket

    1. Royal Alcázar of Seville: Skip-the-Line Ticket

    Originally developed as a fort for the Cordoban governors of Seville in 913, the Royal Alcázar of Seville is an amazing fusion of Christian and Moorish architecture. It was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1987, and it has been renovated numerous times over the 11 centuries since its creation. Learn about how the Christian king Fernando III moved into the Alcázar when he captured Seville in 1248 and how several monarchs used the palace as their main residence. Also, discover the Alcázar's role as a filming location for the Game of Thrones TV series.

    Definitely worth a visit, overwhelmimg beauty of a palace that has been built over various centuries mixing influences from time of the sultanate to renaissance

  • Seville: Alcázar, Cathedral and Giralda Tour with Tickets

    2. Seville: Alcázar, Cathedral and Giralda Tour with Tickets

    Meet your guide, then set off on your sightseeing adventure. The first stop of the day is the Royal Alcázar of Seville. Enjoy skip-the-line entry, then spend 1 hour and 15 minutes exploring this historic landmark. Inside, see the impressive Mudejar Palace, Gothic Palace, and Stucco Courtyard, then wander around the sprawling gardens. As you explore, learn about the history of the landmark, and the prominent figures who once lived here. Next, head to Seville Cathedral and admire the architecture of this UNESCO listed landmark. Enjoy a walk around the famous Patio de los Naranjos, then see the tomb of the famous traveler, Christopher Columbus. End the tour at the Giralda, the city’s famous bell tower.

    Very nice tour of Alcazar and Cathedral. The guide was brilliant and provided many details and legends that made the tour fascinating

  • Seville: Skip-the-Line Alcázar Guided Tour

    3. Seville: Skip-the-Line Alcázar Guided Tour

    Explore the former palace of the Moorish kings of Muslim Spain on a guided tour of the Alcázar of Seville. Declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1987, the complex is highly regarded for its cultural and harmonic elements. Investigate these unique surroundings through the story of the legendary 11th-century monarch Muhammad ibn Abbad al-Mu'tamid and some of the characters that illuminated Spain in the early 19th century. The oldest European royal palace still in use, the Alcázar of Seville was first built by the Almohades with resplendent Islamic motifs. Subsequent occupants added elements from the Baroque, Renaissance and other eras. Enter via the imposing Puerta del León (Lion Gate) and journey through a compound of several palaces, royal chambers, courtyards and chapels. Learn about some of the many dynasties of the site, and its role in the discovery of America. Follow in the foo...

    Very knowledgeable about the Alcazar. Had little tidbits of unusual info about the history and the inhabitants of this beautiful landmark.

  • Seville: Alcazar Skip-the-Line Guided Tour with Tickets

    4. Seville: Alcazar Skip-the-Line Guided Tour with Tickets

    Discover one of Spain’s most extraordinary buildings on a 1.5-hour guided tour of the Alcazar in Seville. Meet your guide on the Plaza del Triunfo to skip the long lines to the building, started by the Cordoban governors of Seville in 913. Learn the history of the Alcazar, and how it expanded over its 11 centuries of existence. Enter the ornate complex to see the exquisite additions of the Almohads when they turned into a fortress in the 12th century. Travel through time as you hear tales of the Christian Fernando III, who moved into the Alcázar when he captured Seville in 1248. See architectural evidence of the Moorish Muslim rulers, government officials, court servants, and royal guard. Marvel at one of the most outstanding examples of Mudéjar architecture on the Iberian Peninsula. Experience the palace and gardens with all your senses, from the sound of the fountains, to the fragra...

    The guide was very knowledgeable. She was also eager to answer questions . We were very happy we bought this tour.

  • Seville: Cathedral, Giralda and Alcázar 4-Hour Guided Tour

    5. Seville: Cathedral, Giralda and Alcázar 4-Hour Guided Tour

    Hear the story of Seville Cathedral and the magnificent Alcázar from an expert guide on a 4-hour tour, including time to visit the Giralda tower. Journey through the Arabic, Christian and Roman history of the city along the way. Enter the imposing walls of the oldest palace in Europe at the Alcázar, still used by the Spanish monarchy but originally built by the Muslim Moors. Marvel at the scale of Seville Cathedral, built on the site of a great mosque. Admire the Giralda bell tower, built as a minaret during the reign of the Almohad dynasty. Stroll the narrow streets of the old Jewish quarter and more. 

    Would recommend splitting Cathedral and Alcazar tour into separate tours. 3.5 hours was a long time, standing,no break and trying to absorb so much information.

  • Seville: Main Monuments Tour with Tickets Included

    6. Seville: Main Monuments Tour with Tickets Included

    Cathedral of Seville is the biggest gothic temple in the world. The construction of this monument was dated back to the 15th century. It was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1987. Learn about the origin of the Cathedral that was built over the Mezquita Aljama in the city, the bell tower Giralda over the minaret of the mosque, and the courtyard of orange trees over the ablutions courtyard. Giralda is the bell tower for the Cathedral of Seville and reaches a height of 104 meters, where you will find one of the best views in the city. The tour continues to the Alcazar, one of the most important royal palaces still in use in Europe. This fortified palace was built during different historical times, Islamic motifs, Baroque, Renaissance, and others. It was also declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1987. This royal palace is still the official residence for the Royal Spanish family...

    Our tour with Jose was lovely. He was well informed, friendly and patient. We definitely recommend him and the tour.

  • Alcázar of Seville 1.5-Hour Small Group Tour

    7. Alcázar of Seville 1.5-Hour Small Group Tour

    Explore the royal residence of the Alcázar of Seville (Reales Alcázares de Sevilla) on a 1.5-hour tour with a local art historian guide. Marvel at the opulent decorations of the oldest royal palace still in use in Europe. Learn the history of the complex, from the kings of the Castilian Christians to the Islamic governors of the different caliphates. Enter the Mudéjar Palace of Peter of Castille and see the beautiful ceramic tiles and magnificent gypsum arches that seem to defy gravity. Discover the beautiful courtyards, designed to represent paradise on Earth, and then go for a stroll around the famous gardens to encounter colorful peacocks and majestic trees in the amazing UNESCO World Heritage Site.

    we loved our guide and the tour was easy to find and very informative on the history and details of the Alcazar

  • Alcázar of Seville: Guided Palace Tour with Priority Access

    8. Alcázar of Seville: Guided Palace Tour with Priority Access

    Discover the treasures of Alcázar of Seville, one of Europe's most stunning royal palaces, with this fantastic guided tour. After meeting your expert local guide, you will head into the palace to uncover its hidden gems and spectacular architecture.  Still the official residence for the Spanish royal family today, Alcázar of Seville is a fortified palace that has been constructed throughout various historical periods. As you wander around the palace, learn more about the different architectural styles and influences that it incorporates, including Islamic motifs, or Baroque and Renaissance styles.  Explore the palace's numerous royal chambers, courtyards and its impressive and extensive gardens, where you will find hundreds of different types of plant life. Learn more about the history of the palace from your expert guide and visit several filming locations from the famous TV series, '...

    Very good informative tour However, I think there should be an option for a quicker tour too - 30 minutes for highlights only which would be better for kids. This tour was 90 mins and the complex closes at 5:45pm during their winter period. Ensure you have enough time to explore the gardens yourselves afterwards.

  • Monuments of Seville 3-Hour Guided Tour

    9. Monuments of Seville 3-Hour Guided Tour

    Skip the long lines to 2 of Seville’s most popular attractions on a 3-hour guided tour. Meet your guide on Plaza del Triunfo by the monumental cathedral, and enjoy fast track entry to the largest Gothic cathedral (and 3rd largest church) in the world. Inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1987, the Cathedral of Saint Mary of the See (Seville Cathedral) was the burial site of Christopher Columbus and has 80 chapels in which over 500 masses were said daily! Marvel at its Renaissance vault and the longest nave of any cathedral in Spain. Then, go to the Alcazar, built as fort by the moors, and subsequently used as a royal palace. The upper levels of the Alcazar are still used by the Spanish Royal Family, making it the oldest royal palace still in use in Europe. Admire its interior after your skip-the-line entry, and see why it is regarded as one of the most outstanding examples of ...

  • Seville: Alcázar and Cathedral of Seville Tour

    10. Seville: Alcázar and Cathedral of Seville Tour

    Enjoy a guided tour of the Alcázar of Seville, in which the legends and history of this place come to life. Learn about this beautiful residential complex, through anecdotes and stories. Admire the stunning Spanish and Arabic architecture, including domes, fountains and extensive gardens.  Discover the largest Gothic Cathedral in the world, the Cathedral of Seville. It is also known as the great hollow mountain, due to its enormous size, and is a declared World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Admire an imposing construction of great importance and artistic beauty. Find works by Murillo, the largest altar in Christendom, the tomb of Christopher Columbus, the orange grove, and much more. Discover the significant events and history that occurred in the Alcázar of Seville and the Cathedral. Find out who lived here and what their everyday life might have been like. Experience the perfect geometry ...

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What people are saying about Alcázar of Seville

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based on 12,325 reviews

Very knowledgeable about the Alcazar. Had little tidbits of unusual info about the history and the inhabitants of this beautiful landmark.

Pablo is a very friendly, well informed and helpful guide. Experiencing Alcazar with him was a great pleasure. Thank you so much!

The Guide, Irene, showed great knowledge in the history of Mudejar art and the history of the Alcázar, Giralda and Cathedral.

A very beautiful and educational tour of the castle and cathedral, the guide was wonderful!

Guide cmpetante, interesting. She took the time to explain.