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Conjunto Monumental de La Alcazaba

Calle Almanzor s/n, 04002 Almeria, Spain
+34 600 14 29 82
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Great Alcazaba

We walked here from the cruise port. It is free to enter. You need to be fairly mobile as you have... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
roaming_kiwi58
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Christchurch, New Zealand
Very tranquil and superb views

Free parking and free entrance. Very tranquil and fantastic views. Was very interesting to see how... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Mike J
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Reading, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good37%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Calle Almanzor s/n, 04002 Almeria, Spain
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+34 600 14 29 82
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We walked here from the cruise port. It is free to enter. You need to be fairly mobile as you have to climb uphill and there are plenty of stairs. It is a great site and we spent a couple of hours wandering the extensive...More

Thank roaming_kiwi58
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Free parking and free entrance. Very tranquil and fantastic views. Was very interesting to see how the moslims lived all those years ago. Still excavating more.

Thank Mike J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Agree with all the previous positive reviews. We spent at least 2 hours here there was so much to see. Tips: Lots of uphill walking to get up to the gate and within the castle grounds. Also several uneaven staircases although you don't have to...More

Thank Barkerfamily
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great views, lovely grounds and fascinating history, probably the best attraction to visit in Almeria.

Thank Chris T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What can you say? A superb,free,informative and spectacular place to visit. If you only sightsee one attraction in almeria make sure that this is the one! Make sure you wear appropriate footwear though!

Thank kingkev44
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not for the faint hearted but worth the trek to the top, We found ourselves in the old part of the fortress with a large statue of Jesus overlooking the city. This ruin is the best place to take photos of the newer fortress/castle which...More

Thank Heather M
Reviewed 18 October 2017

Wonderful morning spent looking over this fabulous castle. Parts remind me of the great wall of China. Part of the area is used for animal breeding. Many places used in the scenery for Game of thrones. Superb vista from the top of battlements.

Thank NeilSchier
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Having seen this from a distance, we just had to visit. It did not disappoint and our experience was enhanced by the spectacular views of Almeria from the ramparts. Really interesting how the location has also been used as a film set for various famous...More

Thank Peter R
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Allow around an hour and a half to explore this Citadel, wonderful gardens and water features, packed with history old and modern as often used as a film set, recently for Game of Thrones. Amazing views of the town and port. Please take care when...More

Thank Andy D
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Extraordinary history in this location. Easily navigated the old city and up into the ramparts of the ancient castle. I hope to bring my children here one day.

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frankreed648
15 August 2017|
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Response from Desertconcierge | Reviewed this property |
saw no pets on the grounds...suggest you check the website
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IsleofManKnight
29 March 2015|
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Response from anaromi | Reviewed this property |
Inside the monument, which is actually composed of an ancient fortress, some palaces and gardens, there are not many stairs. The space is huge and has a lot to walk, but you will only need to climb stairs to visit some... More
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