La Aljaferia of Zaragoza
From 15 April to 15 October: Every day (except Thursday mornings and afternoons and Friday mornings*), from 10am to 2pm and from 4.30 to 8pm.
Rest of the year: Monday to Saturday, from 10am to 2pm. and from 4 to 6.30pm. Sundays:10am to 2pm.
It was built as a place of recreation and also served
as a defensive building.
It is an 11th-century Arab castle palaceRemains of its fortified area are still preserved. It is a palace of quadrangular plan with rounded towers except for one of them, known as the Troubadour's Tower, which has a rectangular plan. The rooms are arranged around the courtyard, which is open to the sky. Its roofs, coffered ceilings and plasterwork decoration are some of its greatest charms. It is currently the headquarters of the Aragonese Parliament.
Calle de los Diputados, s/n 50071 Zaragoza
Tel. +34 976289683
Source: Web server of Instituto de Turismo de España, TURESPAÑA.