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Fascinating

Well worth a visit if you are nearby. Much history. Good views form the top too. Interesting... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2018
Independent_Joe
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Winchester, United Kingdom
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Fantastic Find

Beautiful architecture with wonderful views. Quiet unspoilt and no tourists. All above an idyllic... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2018
Simon W
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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Calle Castillo s/n, 21350 Almonaster La Real, Spain
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Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

Well worth a visit if you are nearby. Much history. Good views form the top too. Interesting glimpse of the Islamic past

Thank Independent_Joe
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

Beautiful architecture with wonderful views. Quiet unspoilt and no tourists. All above an idyllic village.

Thank Simon W
Reviewed 16 June 2018

This is well worth a detour to see... and you will have to detour. It is not on the main track to anywhere. But the town itself is beautiful, the mezquita holds a simple elegance of form from so many hundreds of years ago and...More

1  Thank Chileice
Reviewed 9 June 2017

A lovely walk though a sleepy and beautiful village or you can drive up but limited parking. The walk is worth it. A serene atmosphere with views down the valleys with birds of prey floating on the updrafts. Spent some time here just taking it...More

Thank eagleslayer
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Definitely worth a visit! In addition to vestiges of Roman occupation, the monument testifies of its use as a church under the Visigoth period. In the IX-Xth c., under the reign of And Al Rahman III, it becomes a mosque. It is worth noting that...More

1  Thank Emira T
Reviewed 10 April 2017

This building is small and very simple compared with the great mosques elsewhere. As an example of an everyday rural place of worship it was very moving. Its location on the hill gave superb views over the glorious countryside through which the visitor passes to...More

Thank Borderer12
Reviewed 27 July 2016

This magnific building is located in one of the most beautiful villages of Andalucia, Almonaster la Real. You can go walking trough white streets, eating tipical spanish "tapas" in little restaurants and enjoying everywhere. At the top of de village are this marvelous moorish jewel...More

Thank Iñigo C
Reviewed 2 June 2016

Very nice small simple building dating from the Moorish occupation – a fine well preserved example of the classic mudejar design. It is worth visiting this pretty but unspectacular little village as part of a day trip around the area from Aracena and visiting the...More

Thank NomadicTraveller7
Reviewed 12 October 2015

very interesting site with the 9th-10th century interior still preserved as a mosque with a similar pattern to the Great Mosque of Cordoba.

Thank Marcia406
Reviewed 19 April 2015

Must go place, not too far to walk too nestled in Almonster village. An amazing structure built on the crest of a hill which has a fabulous outlook over this lovely region of Spain.

Thank Chris P
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