Alcazar de los Reyes in Cordoba, Spain

alcazar de los reyes

From royal residence to military prison, the Alcazar is among Cordoba’s major landmarks. It sits next to the Guadalquivir River and is near the Mezquita. Earmarked as a World Cultural Heritage Site by UNESCO, the Alcazar is composed of a royal palace and fortress.

Explore the fortress with its sarcophagi and ancient artifacts. Amble along the meticulously manicured gardens. Climb the four towers – Lion’s Tower, Vela Tower, Homanaje Tower and River Tower. Discover the Caballerezas Reales (the Royal Stables).