It is the main attraction of the Spanish city of Seville located in Andalusia. It is a royal palace and is the oldest palace still used in Europe.
Its construction began in 934 as a fortress and has been expanded and changed many times over the years. The heart of the complex is the palace of King Pedro I, built in 1364 as a royal residence.
The main entrance is called Puerta del Leon, meaning the Lion Gate.
Patio de las Doncellas, the main inner courtyard of the palace which in the years of Pedro I was a gathering place for women. From there you reach various rooms, impressively decorated.
The movie “Lawrence of Arabia” was shot in the palace as well as many scenes from the 5th cycle of Game of thrones.
October-March daily 9: 30-5:00
April-September, daily 9: 30-7: 00
* Estimate that it will take you 2-3 hours to see the palace.
* Admission is free every Monday after 4 o’clock in winter and after 6 o’clock in summer.