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Ciudad Romana de Ocuri

Carretera Benaocaz km 1, 11600 Ubrique, Sierra de Grazalema Natural Park, Spain
+34 670 24 17 17
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Excellent tour of Ocuri

I was a bit surprised to learn the tour would take 2 hours and involved a lot of climbing but in... read more

Reviewed 13 October 2017
Naomi129
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Florence, Italy
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This is a hidden gem, don't hesitate to make a stop here !

Three good reasons to stop here: 1) spectacular roman site on a hilltop, quite unusual 2... read more

Reviewed 24 July 2017
Filip_De_Meyer
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Antwerp, Belgium
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 14:00, 16:00 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Carretera Benaocaz km 1, 11600 Ubrique, Sierra de Grazalema Natural Park, Spain
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+34 670 24 17 17
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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

2  Thank Naomi129
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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

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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

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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.

5  Thank Carmonaman
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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

1  Thank Cadiz_lover
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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

5  Thank Karen E
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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

5  Thank NannaAnne2013
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Lee7777777
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Response from Cadiz_lover | Reviewed this property |
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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