After several years of historical renovation, the Villa Zorayda with its collection of unique antiquities is a must see on your visit to our nation’s oldest city! The Villa Zorayda Museum has undergone an extensive renovation and is once again open to the public as a museum. On the National Register of Historic Places, it was built in 1883 as the winter residence of Franklin Smith utilizing his method of construction of poured concrete and crushed coquina shell. It is built 1/10th the scale of a section of the Alhambra Palace in Granada, Spain. This building set a precedence for St. Augustine and began the Moorish Spanish revival of architecture that is seen throughout the city today. Select the number of tickets and nights of lodging that fits your vacation needs.