Alcázar del Rey Don Pedro

Carmona, Spain

This Alcazar or Moorish fortress is situated to the west of the walled town on the highest point of Carmona. Peter I had it restored in the 13th century, and it became one of his favourite palaces. The Catholic Monarchs erected the circular tower and embellished the royal quarters.

It was seriously affected by the 1755 earthquake and, since then, it has been progressively falling into ruin.

The ruins of this Alcazar surround what is now Carmona’s Parador de Turismo, a state-run hotel.

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Founded: 13th century
Category: Castles and fortifications in Spain

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www.andalucia.org

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Benna Pinder (14 months ago)
Castle ruins. Good views all around. Uneven walking surfaces.
Patrick Bastow (2 years ago)
The Alcazar del Rey Don Pedro is a Parador. Even if you are not a guest I recommend you go in and buy a drink at the bar so you can see the interior of this Alcazar and get to see the view from the Balcony. It’s stunning.
Patrick Bastow (2 years ago)
The Alcazar del Rey Don Pedro is a Parador. Even if you are not a guest I recommend you go in and buy a drink at the bar so you can see the interior of this Alcazar and get to see the view from the Balcony. It’s stunning.
bouke drenth (3 years ago)
Mooi oud plaatsje waar veel te zien is. Met de alcazar del rey don pedro als top punt. Mooi oud fort met een overzicht over de hele omgeving.
Alex Romero (3 years ago)
Very well displayed and presented historic location.
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