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Quarterdeck

Quarterdeck

The impregnable residence of the kings of Castile, which will fascinate us with its interiors steeped in history and the power of suggestion. From its gardens you can enjoy views
towards the bottom of the Eresma river valley.

Fortified palace, royal residence since Alfonso VIII, was embellished by the Trastamara with beautiful plaster friezes and Mudejar coffered ceilings. On the first floor is the Military Historical Archive and the ground floor is a museum where, around the Court of Arms and the Courtyard of the Clock, the "apparatus" rooms where the life of the court took place such as the Sala de Ajimeces, Sala del Solio, Sala de la Galera, Sala de las Piñas, Cámara Regia, Sala de los Reyes, Sala del Cordón, Chapel, Sala de Armas.

In addition, we will enjoy beautiful views from the Terrace of the Well and the Tower of Juan II. It was an Artillery Academy since 1764 so it has three rooms dedicated to this time, the neoclassical building that acted as a Chemistry Laboratory is also preserved, being today occupied by the ticket offices and the cafeteria. In its basements it has a space that houses temporary exhibitions and on the first floor is the Military Historical Archive.

  • Schedule:

    Summer hours from June 15 to October 31, both included from 10:00 a.m. to 20:00 p.m.
    Winter hours from November 1 to March 31, both included from 10:00 a.m. to 18:00 p.m.

    Tickets will be sold and visitors will be admitted up to thirty minutes before the closing time.
    • The Alcazar closes only:

      • On December 24 (closed after 14:30 p.m.) and December 25 (closed all day).
      • On December 31 (closed from 14:30 p.m.) and on January 1 (closed all day).
      • On January 5 (closed after 14:30 p.m.) and on January 6 (closed all day).
      • On November 7, 2019 (closed from 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.), due to an institutional act.
      • The Day of the Alcázar: Normally a Friday in June, to be set in 2020 (closed all day).

  • Price:

    • Prices until August 31

      • General Entrance: 3,5

        It allows you to visit the Palace rooms, get to know the Artillery Museum and also enjoy incomparable views of Segovia and all its Historic Center, declared a World Heritage Site from the Tower of Juan II
        Access to the Tower of Juan II, given its particularities (152 steps on a spiral staircase) is restricted: there is no access for people with mobility difficulties nor is it allowed for unaccompanied minors

      • Reduced rate: Palace and Artillery Museum (Tower of Juan II excluded): Children from 6 to 16 years old, students, large family, over 65 years old, mentally and physically disabled (from 33%), unemployed.2€
      • Tower of Juan II: 2,50€
      • Free admission: Tuesday from 14,00:16,00 p.m. to XNUMX:XNUMX p.m. for citizens of the European Union, except holidays.