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12 days in Costa del Sol & Alhama de Murcia BY A USER FROM CANADA March, popular PREFERENCES: March ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 9 days in Alhama de Murcia, Seville & Barcelona BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES November, culture, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: November, culture, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 16 days in Spain, Coimbra & Lisbon BY A USER FROM GREECE August, relaxing, romantic, beaches, popular PREFERENCES: August, relaxing, romantic, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
We drove up from our apartment in Isla Plana for a weekend break at the Marriposa. Visiting all the landmarks and wine towns in the area. It was also a fiesta weekend so the sounds and sites were spec... more »
Had a lovely visit to alhama town and was nice to look up at the castle it looks like work is being carried out at the moment more »
Fortification, musée dedié, et bains thermaux. Chargée d'histoire, cette ville, tout comme sa voisine Librilla, a plus de 1000 ans! Proche de Sierra Espuña,parc naturel magnifique où la nature survit ... more »Fortification museum dedicated and thermal baths. Full of history, this city, like its neighbour Librilla, has over 1,000 years! Close to Sierra Espuna nature park beautiful where nature survives in the summer — the region of Murcia is the largest desert area in the world! — in all its glory in the spring... She was under water millions of years ago, and there are many fossils.View original
Interesting archeological place,and very nice views of the guadalentin river area
Alicia LopezThey are reforming it and it will be very cool. Just hope evening see it illuminated...View original
AitorA fortress of Islamic origin, of the 11th and 12th centuries, which is located on a steep hill overlooking the town and with favourable conditions to control the route of the Guadalentin Valley stands in the Hill of the castle of Alhama de Murcia. The Castle formed part of the fortifications of border with the Kingdom of Granada, to the South, and with the Aragon, to the North. The fortress is divided into two distinct areas: a space for political and military; and the other destined to shelter and residence of the population. Highlights the keep with fixed full and decorative paintings in its interior. Through the archaeological remains found in the Castle, has been documented stages of Muslim era until the middle of the 13th century. In the last third of the 14th century, the Castle and the town of Alhama became part as Manor of Fajardo family, together with other towns of the Region. After the conquest of Granada, the Castle ceased to be a fortress of border of the Valley and was gradually being abandoned, begun the process of deterioration with the passage of the centuries. TIME of possible Roman origin, the current remains date back to the middle ages from the s. s. 11th and 15th. USE old fortress schema can not be visited, except in archaeological Conference. ACCESS is in the process of restoration, so it is not recommended access, although this can be done from old square until the first walled enclosure. GUIDES the Department of culture periodically organizes guided tours with archaeologists who explain their origin, history and restoration work being carried out. For more information, call the Los Banos Archaeological Museum, Tel. 968-630776View original
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