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Explore one of the oldest and most revered royal palaces in the world, the Real Alcázar, on this tour with an optional audio guide. Learn about the palace’s historical and cultural significance and also get a chance to see some of the shoot locations for Game of Thrones here!

Highlights

  • Avoid the long queues to explore the Spanish palace, the Real Alcázar, well-known for being a shoot location for the TV show, Game of Thrones.
  • See the brilliant confluence of Christian and Mudéjar architectural styles in the palace’s design.
  • Explore the various palaces and courtyards in the Real Alcázar and see history unravel through the impeccably preserved artifacts and souvenirs.
  • The tour comes with an optional audio guide, which is available on a chargeable basis.
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Your Experience

A Confluence of Christian and Mudéjar architectural styles

Take a tour of the Real Alcázar, Europe's oldest royal palace that houses several palaces and centenary gardens. It is better known in recent times for being one of the filming locations for Game of Thrones! The next time you rewatch the scenes with the Water Gardens of Dorne, keep an eye out for the intricate tiles that make up the palaces or the beautiful hedgerows that line the gardens. You will get to observe the architecture of the palaces in great detail, where you can see the fantastic confluence of Christian and Mudéjar architecture.

See History Unravel in the Real Alcázar’s Palaces and Courtyards

You will enter the palace through the Puerta del León (Lion's Gate), which will lead you to the Mudéjar Palace built by King Pedro I. Don't miss out on the Palace of the Yeso and its Hall of Justice, as well as the Gothic Palace. Wander through the lovely Patio de las Doncellas, which literally translates to The Courtyard of the Maidens. You can see its beautiful tiled sockets, the delicate marble inlay, and impeccable fountain. Also, check out Patio de las Muñecas (Patio of the Dolls) with its fascinating arcs that have the faces of little girls or dolls inlaid at the beginning. This was presumably a domestic courtyard where the royal princes and princesses used to play. For Renaissance pieces, do take a look at the Francisco Niculoso Pisano’s admirable altar of tiles (1504). The Room of the Admiral is where you will find the pictorial altarpiece dedicated to the Virgin of the Navigators, another historical souvenir that is worth viewing.

It’s rare to visit a seat of ancient royalty that showcases the influences and blend of several cultures and people and remain impeccably preserved to this day. It’s even rarer that it also just so happens to be a shoot location for one of the biggest television shows in the world! For history and pop-culture fans alike, a visit to the Real Alcázar is sure to be a treat.

For those who’d like to delve deep into the world of the Real Alcázar, we suggest the tour with an audio guide. Please choose the audio guide option at the time of the booking.

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Inclusions

  • Audio guide.
  • Fast track access to the palaces and gardens without waiting in queues.
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Exclusions

  • Entry to the Cuarto Real (High Royal) Room.
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Know Before You Go

Timings

This 1-1.5-hour tour is available at 10:30 AM, 11:30 AM, 12:30 PM and 2:30 PM on all seven days of the week.

Reduced Price Tickets

Regular tour

Child tickets (children below 16 years of age) are available at a reduced price of €1.00. Please select the right profile type for your group during checkout. Also ensure that you are carrying a valid ID of the members in your group if you select any reduced price tickets during checkout.

Audio Guide tour

Child tickets (children below 16 years of age) are available at a reduced price of €7.00. Please select the right profile type for your group during checkout. Also ensure that you are carrying a valid ID of the members in your group if you select any reduced price tickets during checkout.

Getting There

The Real Alcázar is located in the heart of the city of Seville, next to the Cathedral and the Archivo de Indias, at Patio de Banderas, 41004 Seville, Spain. You can reach Patio de Banderas by train or by bus. The metro is the most convenient way to reach the Real Alcázar.

Guide Languages

Audio guide

Spanish | English | French | Italian | Portuguese | Russian | Chinese | Korean

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Strict Cancellation Policy

Our local partner for this experience does not entertain any cancellation, reschedule or amendment requests within 48 hours of the tour start time.

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My Tickets

How to Redeem Your Tickets

You will receive an email with your Real Alcázar tickets shortly. You need not take a print out of the ticket. You can skip the ticket line and go directly to the meeting point with your mobile ticket.

Meeting Point

Real Alcázar of Seville.

How to Get There

By Metro

The closest metro station is Puerta de Jerez. Walk east for 3 minutes on Calle San Fernando towards Calle Doña María de Padilla till you reach the Real Alcázar.

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Where?

Royal Alcazar of Seville,Patio de Banderas, s/n, 41004, Seville

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