Alcazaba

Interesting
From its perfect setting on top of a hill, the Alcazaba overlooks Almería and the bay. The fortress was built in the 10C by Abd-er-Rahmán III and later enlarged during the taifa period by local rulers Jayrán and Almotacín, who created a magnificent Moorish palace. Following the Reconquest, the Catholic Monarchs built a Christian alcazar here. Explore the remains of its three fortified enclosures, as well as enjoy magnificent views from its parapets.

Useful information

Address:

Calle Almanzor, 04002 Almería

Phone:

+34 950 80 10 08

Price:

free of charge

Opening hours

1 Apr -15 Jun: Tue-Sat 9am-8.30pm, Sun and Bank Hols 9am-3.30pm; 16 Jun -15 Sep: Tue-Sat 9am-3.30pm, 7pm-10pm, Sun and Bank Hols 9am-3.30pm; 16 Sep-31 Mar: Tue-Sat 9am-6pm, Sun and Bank Hols 9am-3pm - closed Mon, 1 Jan, 24 and 25 Dec

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