Conjunto Monumental de La Alcazaba

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Conjunto Monumental de La Alcazaba

Conjunto Monumental de La Alcazaba
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Tina W
London, UK397 contributions
May 2022
Not only is it dramatic, it;s beautifult too.
The climb up is a little difficult, but we both managed it and were rewarded by amazing views of the City.
It has been beautifully restored, and digs are still going on around it. Very beautiful fountains, trees and flowers. A mini Alhambra!
Entrance is free, which is amazing.
Written June 1, 2022
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OK Claesson
Stockholm, Sweden393 contributions
Jul 2020 • Couples
This fortress was VERY Beautiful and well Worth visiting if you are in this area. My husband and I took att taxi from the city central, costed 5 euros, but you can walk. We were feeling last that afternoon. Before going take note of opening and closing Times as they Close for siesta. The site was free for us Europeans. You may want to give yourself at least 2 hours to tour the place. Advice: Good walking shoes, water in a little bag and du block if you are sensitive to the sun. Toilets available for free in site. Clean. The site was VERY interesting, full of history. The maintenance of this place is also very credible. Really gives you an idea of Almeria. Picturesque!! A MUST!!!
Written July 8, 2020
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Marcolino S
Macerata, Marche, Italy306 contributions
Sep 2021 • Solo
Great place to visit with an amazing and stunning view on the city. The entrance is free of cost for EU citizens (and for no eu it should be 1.5 euro). Next Door you can find some bars but I had the impression that most of them are just trap for tourists. Probably is better to walk for a while and to reach some more authentic places in the city
Written September 27, 2021
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Pirate1966
Ipswich, UK171 contributions
Jan 2022 • Couples
We thoroughly enjoyed our free visit to the Alcazaba in Almeria. Well marked out route around and some great views over Almeria . Beautiful building and so much history. We are not sure why it was free or if it is always free. Thoroughly recommend a visit.
Written January 3, 2022
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Jet754247
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia84 contributions
Jan 2020
this place is with doubt the best place i visited during my recently trip to Almeria, it is so beautiful and rich in history. i walked all the way up from the centre of town.. literally look up and follow you nose... bring some water in your bag as you will need it..
Written January 12, 2020
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Crystal
Cornwall, UK21 contributions
Jun 2020
Free entry for EU citizens. Stunning views and beautiful gardens. Not that much information around to really help you interpret the site, but just a beautiful, peace environment. I travelled before C19.
Written May 17, 2021
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StephenCross
Dublin, Ireland17,087 contributions
Jun 2021 • Couples
Free visits for Europeans. Well worth a 2 hour time allocation although you could do in an hour. Views amazing, size and scale of the castle is mouth watering. Flowers and plants in the gardens excellent. Recommended.
Written July 1, 2021
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Frederick W
Gravesend, UK244 contributions
Feb 2020 • Couples
We visited the castle on a trip to Almeria . It a long walk uphill but it worth it. It's free to get in for tourists and it really interesting. There is lots of interesting things to look at. There is a good mix of Moore and Christian architecture.
Written March 12, 2020
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Simon G
6 contributions
Apr 2022 • Couples
An unexpected bonus in Almeria. This ancient fortress dating back to the times when the Nasrid dynasty ruled in the 13th century was free to visit. It offered spectacular views of the area and was reminiscent of the Generalife in Grenada, albeit in a much more ruined condition. Staff were friendly. Well worth a visit if in the area.
Written April 27, 2022
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Jules1962
Bury St. Edmunds, UK231 contributions
We got a taxi to Alcazabar and then walked up the hillside on the cobbold steps to the gateway. I was very surprised that we were not charged entry to this beautifully maintained monument, but think it's part of living in the European Community, might be worth taking ID or a passport with you, though on this occasion we didn't have to show any. The castle itself is set across the top of a high hilltop and overlooks the city, bay/port area and also up into the desert hilltops behind.

There are vending machines selling ice cold water and snacks, though we fed most of what we bought to the family of apparent wild cats living in the Alcazabar. There is also a small gift shop which stocks T shirts, books, gifts of moorish-styled ceramics and lovely Moorish-styled silk screen printed scarves (though these were imported from China). I believe this is the 2nd biggest 'Moor' castle in Spain, Alhambra being the largest, and its definitely worth the visit.

On the way back into the town there is a small shop just along from the bottom of the stairs down from the castle, which stocks hand painted terracotta and leather crafts from Morocco - this shop was great and stocked a wide range of authentic goods. The leather bags (large rucksack style) were fantastically cheap - at 22 euros.
Written July 1, 2007
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