Alcázar of Segovia

Local nameAlcázar de Segovia
LocationSegovia, Spain

The Alcázar of Segovia is a medieval alcázar located in the city of Segovia, a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Rising out on a rocky crag above the confluence of two rivers near the Guadarrama mountains, it is one of the most distinctive castle-palaces in Spain by virtue of its shape – like the bow of a ship. The Alcázar was originally built as a fortress but has served as a royal palace, a state prison, a Royal Artillery College and a military academy since then. It is currently used as a museum and a military archives building.

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Segovia: Cathedral Tower Guided Tour from 8 USD

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Address 40003, Spain

Coordinates 40°57'9.054" N -4°7'57.055" E

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