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Address: Salinas, s/n, 29600, Marbella, Spain
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The old quarter is a wonderful place just to walk around and enjoy especialy at night, when there are less people walking around the walls, we had fun exploring the alley ways... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 15, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

The old quarter is a wonderful place just to walk around and enjoy especialy at night, when there are less people walking around the walls, we had fun exploring the alley ways, seeing the walls made the visit even better.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Buildins and fortifications in Old Marbella dating from the Arabic period. They are interesting as in general all the old quarter from Mabella

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

It is the presence of the remains of this beautiful fortification that makes the Casco Antiguo, or Old Town much more beautiful and picturesque. There is not much to see except a wall ruins, however, the context is a must, this is the place for great photos and panoramic views but just for a little 'relaxation in one of the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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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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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 1, 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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