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Skip the Line Tickets to Royal Alcázar of Seville

Duration: 1.5 Hours
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  • Gain skip-the-line access into one of Europe’s oldest and most revered royal palaces, the Real Alcázar Palace, and tour through the many appealing palaces and centenary gardens within.
  • Stroll through the Puerta del León (the Lion’s Gate), the Mudéjar Palace, and the Gothic Palace to uncover secrets about the Alcázar you knew not of.
  • Wander around the wondrous Patio de las Doncellas while admiring its stunning tiled sockets, and the delicate marble inlay.
  • Be mesmerized by the lush green gardens secretly tucked behind the palace and feel free to stroll about it while taking in the striking colors of Alcazar.
  • Choose to include an audio guide to your experience and pick up interesting facts and intriguing stories about the palace and its history.
  • The audio guide is available in 8 languages (namely Spanish, English, French, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, Chinese, and Korean) to better suit your needs.
  • Children aged 16 and below, students aged between 17 and 25, and senior citizens (aged 65 and above) enjoy reduced ticket prices.
  • These tickets cannot be cancelled, refunded or rescheduled.
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Skip the Line Guided Tour of Royal Alcázar of Sevilla

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1.5 Hours Guided Tour
Free Cancellation
  • Explore all sections of the Alcazar of Seville, one of the 3 UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Seville.
  • You will be accompanied by an official guide and who help you in either English, Spanish, French or Italian, depending on your choice.
  • Your tour will also include a visit to the Courtyard of Maidens, Hall of Ambassadors, and the Lion’s Gate.
  • The Alcazar was also a filming location for the hit series "Game Of Thrones". Your guide will be happy to share more trivia with you!
  • You may cancel up to 72 hours in advance for a full refund.
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Seville: Alcazar + Cathedral Guided Tour

Duration: 2.5 Hours
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  • Make your way to two of the most sought-after monuments in Seville, the Royal Palace of Alcazar and the Seville Cathedral with this single ticket.
  • Head to a UNESCO World Heritage Site first, the Alcazar Palace, and admire the filming location for “Game of Thrones” and “Kingdom of Heaven "" where you'll bask in the architectural brilliance and stroll through the lush green gardens.
  • Next, check out the Seville Cathedral and admire the 16th century Gothic church in all its glory. Get a chance to witness the Gothic ratable that portrays the life of Christ, as well as the La Giralda, the famous bell tower of Seville.
  • With the option to choose your guided tour between 4 languages, namely, English, Spanish, Italian, and French, learn about Seville and its historical monuments in the language you’re most comfortable with.
  • This ticket cannot be canceled, amended or rescheduled
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Seville's Alcázar, Cathedral and Giralda Guided Tour

Cathedral and La Giralda Included
Guided Tour
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Free Cancellation
  • Visit 3 UNESCO World Heritage Sites on this tour — Alcazar Palace, Seville Cathedral, and La Giralda.
  • Make your way to the Alcazar Palace and walk through famous filming areas such as Courtyard of Maidens, Hall of Ambassadors, and Lion’s Gate.
  • Explore the Seville Cathedral, which also houses the famous bell tower, La Giralda.
  • This tour is available in English, French and Spanish.
  • You may cancel up to 48 hours in advance for a full refund.
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A Brief History Of The Alcazar Seville

Located in the southern Spanish town of Seville, the Alcázar or ‘Reales Alcázares de Sevilla‘ is a 10th-century royal palace which was built as a fort for the then Cordoban governors of Seville. These Moorish rulers who occupied the peninsula from the 8th century after the Almohades gained control of Seville in 1161 and soon embarked on a building frenzy. They constructed a number of baths, towers, a lavish grand mosque and a fortress-like palace known as the Al-Mubarak. Over the years, subsequent monarchs kept expanding the palace and adding period elements, resulting in a diverse complex with different architectural styles. This jigsaw combination of Gothic, Romanesque and Renaissance features gave rise to a unique style of design called Mudéjar, a combination of Islamic and Christian designs. Today, the Alcazar Seville is considered to be one of the most outstanding examples of mudéjar art to exist.

Inside The Alcazar Of Seville

To be honest, every corner of the Reales Alcázares de Sevilla is worth exploring. While we strongly suggest a guided tour in order to know the history and lores behind each room and nook, you can take a self-guided tour of the Palace as well. On your tour, make sure to hit up these highlights of the Palace as they are the most awe-inspiring.

Sala De La Justicia

The Sala de la Justicia, or the Hall of Justice, is in the first building on the left of the entrance of Alcazar. This room, with a fascinating interlocked wooden ceiling, has a fountain in the center and is a sight behold.

Patio Del Yeso

The fountain from the Hall of Justice flows into the pool in the Patio del Yeso. This small courtyard, with its two porticoes, used to be an Almohad residence that was later renovated with the addition of a qubba.

Admiral’s Hall

The Salón del Almirante (Admiral’s Hall) showcases 19th- and 20th-century paintings of historical events associated with Seville. The northern end of the room also showcases an international collection of beautiful, elaborate fans.

Sala De Audiencias

The Sala de Audiencias (Chapterhouse) is a chapel where the tapestry representations of the shields of Spanish admirals and Alejo Fernández’ painting of Virgin Madonna are displayed.

Courtyard Of The Maidens

The Patio de las Doncellas (Patio of the Maidens) is surrounded by beautiful arches, plasterwork and tiling. The sunken garden in the centre was uncovered by archaeologists only recently, in 2004.

Salón De Embajadores (Hall Of Ambassadors)

The Hall of Ambassadors was originally Pedro I’s throne room built in 1366. The magnificent wooden dome of multiple star patterns which symbolized the universe was added later in 1427.

Galeria De Grutesco (Grotto Gallery)

The Galeria de Grutesco is a raised gallery with old Islamic walls that were transformed in the 16th century into a loggia from where you can admire the view of the palace gardens.

Patio De Las Muñecas (The Dolls Courtyard)

The Dolls Courtyard is at the heart of the palace’s private quarters, featuring delicate Granada-style decoration. The patio gets its name from the carving of dolls faces at the beginning of each arch.

Jardín Del Laberinto

The Jardín del Laberinto is a maze garden with the path defined by trimmed hedges. The maze garden makes for a fun stroll as you find your way to the end.

Los Baños De Doña María De Padilla (Baths Of Lady María De Padilla)

The Los Baños de Doña María de Padilla (Baths of Lady María de Padilla) is an underground rainwater bath system located just off of the gardens underneath the palace.

Real Alcazar Gardens

A visit to the Alcazar is incomplete without a stroll through its massive, manicured garden. The garden actually has many smaller gardens that are unique, and reflect the passing of various historical periods. You will find yourself lost in a fantasy world as you saunter through this verdant environment. With an area of around 60000 sq. ft., the garden has over a hundred different species of plants. The lushness of the plants and trees is calmy inviting and the maze with its finely trimmed hedges invokes an indescribably soothing feeling. Don’t forget to look out for peacocks during your stroll!

Complementing the greenery are the numerous fountains, ponds, and waterfall, which add to the serene setting. However, the most prominent pond is the Mercury Pond with a figure of Mercury in the middle. After your stroll, perch up on the Galeria de Grutesco for a bird’s-eye view of the garden.

Visitor Tips & Hacks

  • A guided tour of the Alcazar Seville takes approximately 3 hours and involves a lot of walking so ensure you wear comfortable shoes.
  • Carry a bottle of water to avoid dehydration and make sure to wear sunglasses, sunscreen and a hat to combat the Meditteranean sun.
  • Arrive as early as possible, or post 3:00 PM to explore the palace was fewer crowds.
  • Booking your Alcazar Seville tickets online is highly recommended as you can save time and energy by walking in through security and skipping the average hour-long ticket queues.
  • If you’re not interested in a guided tour, make sure to grab an audio guide from the counter at the entrance. This way you will understand the history behind all that you’re seeing and explore the Palace in an orderly fashion without missing out on the hidden parts.
  • If you’re visiting during the summer months, check the website for musical concerts that take place in the Real Alcazar Gardens and schedule your visit to coincide with one.
  • If you’re a Game of Thrones fan, read up on the Game of Thrones filming locations prior to your visit so you can find them easily when you actually visit the palace.