Palacio de la Aljafería

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This 11C Moorish palace was remodelled for the kings of Aragón and later for the Catholic Monarchs. It was handed over for use by the Inquisition before being abandoned then restored. It is now home to the Aragón regional parliament. It is laid out around a rectangular patio, surrounded by porticoes, and decorated with fine tracery and sculpted capitals. The "musallah", the private mosque for the emirs, has been restored along with its mihrab and the full creativity of its festooned arches and floral decor.

Useful information

Address:

Diputados, 50004 Zaragoza

Phone:

+34 976 28 96 83

Price:

5 € (-11 years old free of charge)

Opening hours

10am-2pm, 4.30pm-8pm - closed Thu (except summer), 1 Jan, 25 Dec - guided tours in Spanish: 10.30am, 11.30am, 12.30pm, 4.30pm, 5.30pm (and 6.30pm in Jul-Aug); in English 10am, 5pm; in French 11am, 6pm

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