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Skip the lines waiting to enter the Alcázar and head directly inside to admire this cultural and architectural marvel. Learn about the history of the city as well as this UNESCO World Heritage Site as you explore the monument with your guide.
About this activity
Duration 1.5 hours
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Discover the range of architectural styles at the Alcázar
Admire the stunning architecture and gardens of this UNESCO world heritage site
Learn about the history of Seville and the Alcázar from your guide
On this 90-minute skip-the-line tour you’ll learn about the historical evolution of Seville and its importance as a religious, historical and cultural center. The Alcázar of Seville houses the history of the last millennium within its walls and gardens, and you’ll recognize influences from the Arabic period to the late Middle Ages and through to the Renaissance, Baroque and the 19th century.
In 1987 UNESCO declared the Alcázar a World Heritage Site, acknowledging the survival of cultures and civilizations in a harmonic whole.
Explore the unique surroundings of this site as you hear the detailed commentary by a private guide. You’ll learn about the legendary al-Mutamid, the 11th-century monarch and poet from Seville, and some of the personalities that illuminated modern-day Spain in the early 19th century.
Admire the stunning architecture and the gardens, and listen as your guide tells you about the mix of Arabic and European cultures.
This is one of the most visited complexes in the world. Don’t miss this opportunity to explore a place that features a unique combination of culture, religion and history.
Professional bilingual guide
Entrance to the Alcázar of Seville
Entrance to the Cathedral of Seville (if you choose the combo)
• Your guide will give a brief introductory talk before you access the Alcazar at opening time, the tour takes 1 hour and 30 minutes inside the monument
• This is a bilingual tour held in both English and Spanish