Os 3 Alcázares Espanhóis mais bonitos

The 3 Alcázares most beautiful Spanish

March 8, 2017 0 By Christian Gutierrez and Priscilla Gutierrez

Alcázar is a Spanish term for a fortified castle, comes from the Arabic word "al qaçr". Many Spanish cities use Alcázar to name former Muslim palaces, there are several in Spain, the most famous are: Alhambra, Alcázar dos Reis Christians and Real Alcázar.

We were in the three, on a trip we made to southern Spain (Andalusia region), through Córdoba, Seville e Granada.

1- Granada Alhambra me
Some people consider Alhambra much more than a Alcázar, It is a city within a city Granada, because in the Alhambra Alcazar would be one of the parts of the old city.
Alhambra was a place that surprised us is so beautiful that, It has lovely gardens. Its construction began
in the eighteenth century.

Granada Alhambra me

It sits high on a mountain, between the city of Granada and ski station in the Sierra Nevada mountain.
There has several palaces, torres, churches, baths, sources, doors and gardens is so large that it takes more than 4 visiting hours, this because we were fast
The main places are the Alcázar, the Court of the Lions and the Palace of Charles V.

It is one of the most visited places in Spain and has massive queues to buy tickets, we had to get ace 5 the morning to get the ticket, because we had not been able to buy with 15 days in advance on the Internet, then schedule well in advance and buy online the tickets to get in Alhambra.

2- Alcázar of Kings Cristianos in Cordoba
One of Spain's most important Alcázares because it was the home of Kings Cristianos, that reconquered Spain from the Muslim invasion in the twelfth, XIII, XIV e XV.
The Alcázar is small and much of it is closed to the public.

Alcázar of Kings Cristianos in Cordoba

It was built in the twelfth century, but before existed another palace on site. The Garden is the most beautiful place and where there is a statue in honor of the Kings Cristianos.
It is one of the most visited places in Córdoba, we did not catch queue to get in and the price is much cheaper than other Alcázares, 6 euros.

One tip that has nothing to do with the Alcázar but need to talk, do not eat the gossip from the streets of Córboda, they are very bitter, We eat and almost died so bitter lol.

3- Real Alcázar in Seville
Like other Alcázares Muslim art arches and mosaics are very present in the Real Alcazar Seville.

Built at the beginning of the Arab invasion in the thirteenth century and expanded by Don Pedro I, Cruel, It was the seat of government Spanish.

Real Alcázar in Seville

It is right next to the Seville Cathedral and La Giralda tower. As Alhambra is very good the income to buy online, because we did not know you could be so well row, We took over 1:30 to enter the Alcázar, then buy your ticket online also. O Alcazar Seville It is greater than that of Córdoba, but much smaller than Alhambra.

The most beautiful part is the Muslim architecture of the buildings. The Garden is also very big is beautiful, but we think a little bad care. The tour takes about 2 hours, then schedule a morning or afternoon to see this beautiful place.

A Alcázar we do not know and it should be beautiful is to Segovia (perto de Madrid), maybe one day we will be there to see if it is beautiful but that these and we are here for you.

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