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Murallas del Castillo (Las)

Salinas, s/n, 29600 Marbella, Spain
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Ranked #12 of 17 Attractions in Marbella
Type: Castles, Historic Sites, Cultural
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London, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Not much to see but while walking through the Marbella Old Town, you will come across the remains of the city walls from the Arab Castle which was built in the 10th Century

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Malaga, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

In the center of Marbella one can see the remains of the Arab walls that defended the city during the Middle Ages. These were probably built over Roman walls. This gives the center something of historic interest.

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Naches, Washington
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2013

This is really more of some old wals of the castle that have been incorporated into the old town of Marbella. Interesting and beatiful but not much to see. They give character to the village and give some surprises when you turn an alley and see some section of wall. Nice backdrop for the village

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Malaga, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2012

Marbella was a fortified city during the Middle Ages and the walls were probably built in the 10th century during the reign of Abderraman III. They were later enlarged during the 14th century during the Nazari era and had a great strategic value. The walls were built after the rebellion of Omar ben Hafsun was repressed. They were also built... More

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