Alcazaba, Almeria

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  • Almeria: Alcazaba Guided Tour

    1. Almeria: Alcazaba Guided Tour

    Immerse yourself in the vibrant history of one of Spain's largest Alcazabas on this guided tour. In the company of an expert guide, discover the fortress' 3 internal enclosures and learn more about its history as an Arab stronghold. During your tour, visit the Towers of the Odalisque and the Gunpowder, the Tower of Mirrors, the Wall of the Candle, the Muslim reservoirs and royal baths, and the domestic dwellings. You will also have the opportunity to admire the fantastic patios and gardens with their luxurious water pools, as well as the walls of Jairán and the Cerro de San Cristóbal. Finally, admire panoramic views of the city and the seaport from the Baluarte del Saliente.

    We had a great tour in Alcazaba of Almería. Our guide was very nice and informative!

  • Almería: Small-Group Alcazaba Tour

    2. Almería: Small-Group Alcazaba Tour

    After gathering with your guide at the meeting point, your guide will delve straight into telling you many things about this great monument. From your meeting point you will walk to the entrance of the Alcazaba where you can enjoy its 3 enclosures. The first thing you will go through will be the Justice Gate, since it was the gateway to the fortress and is a replica of the Justice Gate of the Alhambra in Granada. You will cross the large gardens of the first enclosure, which is the largest of the three and has also followed the design of the Generalife de la Alhambra Gardens. From there you will observe the Cerro de San Cristóbal, as well as the remains of the Jayrán Wall, which is the wall that surrounded the city of Al-Mariyat. You will then access the second enclosure through the Wall of the Candle to see the Quibla Wall, until you reach the area of the residence of the kings. You w...

  • Almeria: Alcazaba Private Guided Tour with Entry Ticket

    3. Almeria: Alcazaba Private Guided Tour with Entry Ticket

    Meet your guide outside the Alcazaba, then head through the Justice Gate, a replica of the same gate at the Alhambra in Granada. Cross the expansive garden, and learn about its similarities to the famous Generalife, also at the Alhambra. From here, observe the Cerro de San Cristobal as well as the remains of the Jayran Wall, which once surrounded the city of Al-Mariyat. Head through the Wall of the Candle next to see the Quibla Wall, then reach the former residency of the kings. Learn about the royalty who once lived here, and imagine what life would have been like throughout the ages. Next, admire the Aljibe and San Juan church, rebuilt by the Catholic monarchs during the reconquest.  Finally, visit the highest part of the monumental complex, which is also the most recent addition. Explore the site where the popular TV series Game of Thrones was filmed, then admire the city and seapor...

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We had a great tour in Alcazaba of Almería. Our guide was very nice and informative!