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Palace of Carvajal

Calle Amargura, Caceres, Spain
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Nice building

This palace is now the tourist office, so in any case worth a visit. You cannot go through the... read more

Reviewed 28 September 2017
Alfred V
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Amsterdam
Well worth a visit

To the left of the Cathedral stands one of the few open palaces - Palacio de Carvajal. It is also... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2017
David G
,
Escondido, California
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Calle Amargura, Caceres, Spain
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"attractive building"
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"tourist information desk"
in 2 reviews
"small chapel"
in 2 reviews
"free toilets"
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"inner courtyard"
in 2 reviews
"worth a visit"
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"model"
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"interior"
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Reviewed 28 September 2017

This palace is now the tourist office, so in any case worth a visit. You cannot go through the whole palace though, but the courtyard is nice, the people are friendly, their opening times favorable.

Thank Alfred V
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Reviewed 10 July 2017

To the left of the Cathedral stands one of the few open palaces - Palacio de Carvajal. It is also known as the burnt house, derived from the 19th century fire. This attractive building highlights include a facade made of granite ashlar masonry, semicircular arched...More

Thank David G
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Reviewed 30 June 2017

While there isn't much available to see in the actual building the garden is very nice and the 300 year old fig tree worth a visit in it's own right, maybe because I'm hoping my 40 year old fig tree will survive that long! (photos...More

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Reviewed 11 December 2016

We were told we could walk around the building and that there were videos. They were not of interest, but we got a good map and some additional information. There were free toilets available, too.

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Reviewed 6 June 2016

Generally the site of the tourist information centre there is not very much to see. The garden is pleasant. Probably gives an idea to how the homes of the wealthy were structured. Not able to visit rooms or go upstairs. There are free toilets however.

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Reviewed 30 March 2016

Must be one of the most architecturally impressive Tourist Offices. Gives a good interpretation of the entire region. Nice walled garden and exhibits.

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Reviewed 16 June 2015

Arrived in Caceres on Sunday afternoon, and were pleasantly surprised to find everything open for visits. So unusual for Spain. Good to begin your visit to Caceres at the Palace of Carvajal where you get an overview of the old town, the ramparts, gates and...More

1  Thank Cristina S
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Reviewed 31 May 2015

We came here because it seemed to be one of the few palaces that you could look around in Caceres. Unfortunately, we visited at a time when most of the rooms were closed. The only things we could see were the model of Caceres, which...More

1  Thank madamedefarge
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Reviewed 23 January 2014

This is a large building with an interesting model of the city in the entrance that took one guy over 10,000 hours to make. The garden and inner courtyard are very attractive, especially at night with few people about. There is also a tourist information...More

3  Thank Lex I
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