Alcazaba de Almería

Alcazaba de Almería
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The Alcazaba of Almería can be seen from any part of the city and it is the biggest of the citadels built by the Arabs in Spain.

Its construction was begun in 955 by Abderramán III and finished by Hayrán, "taifa" king of Almeria, in the XI century. After the Christian conquest it was reformed by the Catholic Monarchs and Carlos I.

It has three walled enclosures. One of the three was built by the Catholic Monarchs. It was a royal residence and today stands at the foot of Al-Mutasin palace with all its rooms, its mosque, converted into a church since the end of the XV century, and its baths. It has only one entrance, made almost invisible by the enormous walls as well as large rooms with vaulted ceilings and gothic doors.

From the top of the castle walls we can enjoy marvellous views of the city and the port.

Free entrance

From January 1. to March 31. Tuesday to Saturday 9 am. to 6 pm. Sundays and bank holidays from 9 am. to 3 pm. From April 1st to June 30. From Tuesday to Saturday from 9 am. a 9 pm. Sundays and bank holidays from 9: am. a 3 pm. From July 1st to September 15. From Tuesday to Saturday from 9 am. to 3 pm. and it will open for activities from 7 pm. to 10 pm. Sundays and bank holidays from 9 am. to 3 pm. From September 16 to December 31. From Tuesday to Saturday from 9 am. to 6 pm. Sundays and bank holidays from 9 am. to 3 pm. Closed working Mondays.

Alcazaba de Almería
Calle Almanzor, s/n, 04002
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Services and infrastructure

  • Historic building
Target audiences
Lgbti, For families, Seniors, Friends, young people, I travel alone, Couples
Segments
Culture
Specialties
Citadel
Duration
1.30 h.
Open to visitors
Yes

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