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Monumental Ensemble of La Alcazaba, Almeria
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Monumental Ensemble of La Alcazaba comprises two Muslim enclosures and a Christian one, all making up a fortress dating back 1,000 years. Considered a clean and well-preserved example, the lowest section has gardens, the second has buildings and baths, and the highest has a parade grounds, three towers, and a silo. If you’re more into popular films than Spanish history, this attraction may strike you as familiar: It’s featured in “Conan the Barbarian” as well as “Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade.” Arrange your visit to Monumental Ensemble of La Alcazaba and discover more family-friendly attractions in Almeria using our Almeria tourist route planner.
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  • We really thought that it wasn't so great. It is very well preserved, should bear in mind that a small part are ruins, not everything can be reconstructed, is part of its charm and figure out the story. African wildlife Recovery Center can be seen from various points of the enclave. It's free and worth a climb to see it. To us we were surprised and we liked.
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  • We were staying in Roquetas and searching for things to do in the area. We love history and local culture and read an article prior to travelling saying that rumours are that Game of Thrones had been ...  more »
  • The site is fairly careful and very well marked itineraries, at the entrance to offer a map with explicacioes. The entrance is free.
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