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Ciudad Romana de Ocuri

Closed Now: 10:00 - 14:00, 16:00 - 18:00
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Personal guided tour!

Easy to miss this wonderful place but worth looking it up; we enjoyed a fascinating tour with... read more

Reviewed 7 October 2018
idflude
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Kenmare, Ireland
A Roman military camp

The site is up a fairly steep hill but well worth the effort. The guide is knowledgeable and ours... read more

Reviewed 25 September 2018
Nick N
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Estepona, Spain
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Carretera Benaocaz km 1, 11600 Ubrique, Sierra de Grazalema Natural Park, Spain
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Reviewed 7 October 2018

Easy to miss this wonderful place but worth looking it up; we enjoyed a fascinating tour with knowledgeable guide Isabel whose English is better than my Spanish; we were the only two guests on the 4p.m. tour so it felt very special. Also, check out...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank idflude
Reviewed 25 September 2018

The site is up a fairly steep hill but well worth the effort. The guide is knowledgeable and ours spoke good English. The car park is free however there is a small charge for the guided tour that includes a video film of the history...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Nick N
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

I was a bit surprised to learn the tour would take 2 hours and involved a lot of climbing but in the end it was worth it. I loved the mausoleum with the walls in tact and the views from the old roman enclave over...More

Date of experience: October 2017
2  Thank Naomi129
Reviewed 24 July 2017

Three good reasons to stop here: 1) spectacular roman site on a hilltop, quite unusual 2) stunning views on the surrounding area 3) this place (including the cafe at the entrance) is run by people who are passionate about Ocuri. We were guided by Maria,...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

For those with an interest in archaeology and Roman Spain, Ocuri offers a tantalising picture into its garrison cities. Located about 1.5 klms outside the modern pueblo blanco of Ubrique, the fortified community commanded surrounding transportation routes through the valleys from the high tops. We...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 19 September 2016

Not well known, but a definite must even if you are not a Roman enthusiast. The site setting and views are stunning and the guided tour very informative. Web site for opening times.

Date of experience: September 2016
5  Thank David B
Reviewed 22 June 2016

The visitor centre is also next to a place for refreshments with splendid views. The times for the visits varies depending on season so do check before traveling long distances. The visit to the site is by guided tour and cost is reasonable €5 per...More

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank Nigel F
Reviewed 17 May 2015

Interesting guided tour taking an hour and a half, available 10,12 and 4pm. Reasonable climb up to the top of the hill but aren't view of thesurroundings, including an Arab citadel and a Roman road. More complete ruins than Acinipo. Highlights well preserved necropolis, gate...More

Date of experience: May 2015
5  Thank Karen E
Reviewed 31 March 2015

The guided tour was excellent, well worth the money. Our guide was very knowledgeable and obviously love her job - even though she spoke no English and we not enough Spanish so had to rely on our Spanish host to help out. It's quite a...More

Date of experience: March 2015
5  Thank NannaAnne2013
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Lee7777777
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It is sign posted off the road between Ubrique and up to Benaocaz. If coming from Ubrique when turning right to Benaojan at the petrol station the entrance is about 1.5 kms on the right.
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