Hotel Casa Palacio
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... Jewish and Christian origin in coexistence.
We saw Christian churches that were once mosques, and a synagogue with a Christian name. An amazing juxtaposition of different religions and architectural styles.
The town itself is nothing short of spectacular. On one side is a river which forms a natural barrier into the city. The only way across this is across St Martin's bridge, built in the 1300s. Just like in the movies, you can just imagine a ...
... location will allow us to walk to everything with ease. When we left Cordoba, special altars had been assembled around the outside of the Mezquita for the Corpus Christi celebration and in Seville, there is plenty of fuss for the holy day as well. When we arrive in the centre at the Cathederal, an evening mass is in progress at the central ...
... desert which was a selection of homemade deserts/cakes/puddings. Speechless. As we retired for the night at 10pm, things were really starting to liven up outside and we could hear the din quite clearly till it ceased at 5.30am sharp. Strangely, I slept ok. We both woke through the night and had thought about venturing out to see what was going on, but could'nt find the energy. There was definitely plenty of ...
... begun strolling around the streets of the town. My first impressions of the town were in was about as lively as a cemetery, however after reaching the Plaza Mayor, all of a sudden, my impressions changed. We now had people, noise, restaurants, theatres and vehicles to be seen, contrary to the literally empty streets surrounding our accommodation that made it feel as though we were staying in an abandoned city.
We had lunch in ...
Had to pop in here for a look - was open from 5pm on Sunday's after their long lunch. Had drink and Tapas in the unusual square while we waited for opening time
Theatre best described as a rectangular Globe - about the size of the watermill in Newbury. Open air - with the obligatory shades over the roof space.
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- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free parking