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Really enjoyable visit

Very interesting with 3 museums all were free entry informative & friendly staff, the town is easy... read more

Reviewed 30 June 2017
Durham, United Kingdom
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Fantastic place

This is an amazing place in Melila , it is on the sea and inside is very nice small romantic beach... read more

Reviewed 9 June 2017
Prostejov, Czech Republic
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“old town” (4 reviews)
“fortress” (3 reviews)
“port” (3 reviews)
Melilla, Spain
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Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

Very interesting with 3 museums all were free entry informative & friendly staff, the town is easy to walk around great architecture

Reviewed 9 June 2017

This is an amazing place in Melila , it is on the sea and inside is very nice small romantic beach. You can see young man jumping to the water from rock, nice...

Thank Borekn
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

Pleasant to stroll around, located in the city center. Melilla is small as it is so it is a blessing to have some green areas to go to

Thank Andrés C
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Amazing place to walk around. Multiple museums explaining the rich history of the Spanish territory. Places to eat, just a wonderful experience for the entire family.

Thank Sheldon L
Reviewed 2 December 2016

If you have the opportunity to visit Melilla, definitely consider visiting the fortressed area called Melilla la Vieja. The views reminded me of walking along the city walls of Dubrovnik.

1  Thank Aaron W
Reviewed 11 November 2016

Ciudad Vieja translates as old town but it is not really an old town but four forts joined together and the biggest fort I have ever visited. It is quite hilly and lots of steps but you get rewarded with good views. There is a...More

Thank Amanda W
Reviewed 23 October 2016

This castle forms the majority of the original settlement and houses at least three worthwhile museums. Its ramparts afford views over the entire territory and the whole area is beautifully lit at night.

1  Thank GARY H
Reviewed 16 September 2016

Go here first when you visit Melilla as the old quarter and its various museums set the historical scene of Melilla and it is all free! The ethnographic museum is particularly good with interesting displays and objects from the collection. You can easily spend a...More

Thank Nigel k
Reviewed 12 August 2016

Interesting to visit the castle & the "old town". They had a 3 days medival market ongoing in the streets when we visited. Very interesting. We also found a restaurant near the entrance, but we were too early - hours before openiong.

Thank T3T
Reviewed 7 April 2016 via mobile

The old town and fortress is a must visit when in Melilla. It doesn't take to long to walk round and there are a number of museums to stop at and take in the diverse cultural history .. Off season there is less going on...More

Thank Joe B
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