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Monumental Ensemble of La Alcazaba

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Address: Calle Almanzor s/n, 04002 Almeria, Spain
Phone Number: +34 950 17 55 00
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We saw the the Alcazaba from our hotell and found our way up. It is free and offer a fantastic view of Almeria in addtion the a glimse of how the arab rulers set themself up... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Stavanger Municipality, Norway
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Stavanger Municipality, Norway
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We saw the the Alcazaba from our hotell and found our way up. It is free and offer a fantastic view of Almeria in addtion the a glimse of how the arab rulers set themself up. Defintely worth a visit

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Rugby, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a free place to enter which is a pleasant surprise for such an extensive old place. A lot of money has clearly been spent on maintaining it, so it was a disappointment to find that there was no water flowing; instead the pools were rather stagnant. The garden areas were quiet and pleasant and we enjoyed an hour... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

No matter where you go in Spain, there are interesting places to visit with plenty of history. This is just one of of places, if you are in the area is worth to visit, no regrets.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

An amazing piece of history and hard to believe it has been standing since the 10th century. It was free for people living in the EU (and only €1.50 for other visitors). Definitely worth visiting.

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Iroquois, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You can climb a lot of steps and trek up a lot of hills to see castles and cathedrals in Spain but this one is truly worth the trek. There was no entry fee ... they simply wanted to know where we came from. We enjoyed seeing the pools, walkways, pavilions and palace rooms from the Caliphate, Taifa and Nasrid... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Set on a hilltop, the Alcazabar, (fortress guarding Almeria) is clearly visible from the motorway skirting the city of Almeria. Better still, find underground parking along the waterfront and the Alcazabar is a signposted walk through the charming narrow streets of the old inner city. Built in the 1100s by the Hammudid dynasty of Moors there is still a lot... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were staying in Roquetas and searching for things to do in the area. We love history and local culture and read an article prior to travelling saying that rumours are that Game of Thrones had been filmed here! Don't know if its true but it certainly looks like the kind of place. It was a lovely few hours, great... More 

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Hamilton, Bermuda
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

To think this dates back to the 11th Century is amazing. The Alacazaba is free to visit, they just ask you where you have come from, and provides great views of Almeria. They are still in the process of excavating and making this an event more interesting venue. Total time for a visit takes about 1 to 2 hours.

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Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good tourist attraction, city bus E1.05 up to the old fortress overlooking the city. Great for photos, and it's free plus there are several toilets here also. It's a 10th century Muslim Fortress. There is a tourist train for E5 starts and stops at the ship to downtown. It's a very walkable area from the port and easy to follow... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was really impressed by the alcazaba. Besides its greate architecture, it provides an excellent view on the city and the port. Must see in Almeria.

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