Alcazar de los Reyes Cristianos (Cordoba, Spain) Reviews
Description:Palace and gardens located in Cordoba, Spain
Newest Review: ... and set Christopher Columbus sailing off westwards in search of new land, it's now one of the city's most-visited landmarks, with its imposing towers and lush, rich gardens. Little more than two hundred metres to the west of the Mezquita, a shady courtyard conceals the entrance to the Alcazar (Euro4 entry, 10:00 to 18:30 with a siesta in the middle of the day). The interior of the Alcazaba ... more
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by - written on 04/11/10, updated on 04/11/10 (Very useful, 65 readings)
As much as it's something of a little sister to the city's tourist whirlpool, these regal remains should be an essential part of a visit to Cordoba, a city positively bursting with beguiling architecture and the fruits of a collision between three religions. Christianity, Islam and Judaism have each left their mark on the city (which is bidding to become European capital of culture in 2016), and this is a contribution from the former. The Alcazar de los Reyes Cristianos - or Palace of the Christian Monarchs - stands on the banks of Cordoba's Guadalquivir river, an optimistic stone's throw away from the city's celebrated Mezquita. One of the principal homes of the ... Read the complete review
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