With our Royal Alcazar of Seville private tour, you will benefit from taking a personalized Experience, escorted by a local “Sevillano” guide, who has intimate knowledge of this exceptional monument.
First, a brief introduction to this UNESCO World Heritage site; the grounds of the “Reales Alcazares de Sevilla” (Royal Alcazars or ‘Castles’ of Seville), date back to the 8th century BC. The word “Alcazar” is rooted in the Arab “al-qasr”, which translates to castle or palace.
After the successful overpowering of Muslim rule, the Christians of Castille, began construction of the palace complex, on behalf of King Peter.
Today, the Alcazar is comprised of several sections, graced by awe inspiring gardens. You will notice the 3 mayor faiths that have shaped Spain throughout time, Muslim, Jewish and Christian, all co-existing in harmony within the architecture of this impressive venue. Even now, the Spanish royal family, continues to use the private rooms on the second floor, whilst visiting Seville.
Throughout the Alcazar, you will see multiple representations of all 3 religions, visible on the walls, ceilings, floors, tapestries and ornaments. Indeed, you will marvel at the beauty and rich history of its most emblematic place, the “Mudejar Palace”, with its stunning “Ambassador’s Hall” and other areas that will take your breath away.
Your guide will also share secrets, legends, mysteries and much more, including which entertainment industry productions, have filmed at the Alcazar.
To sum up, with apie you´ll enjoy a pleasant and lovely adventure, without the pressure to see everything in a hurry, like you would in a ‘mass tourism’ excursion.