Costa del Sol and Costa de Almería Sights

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Alcazaba Review

Dominating the city is this fortress, built by Caliph Abd ar-Rahman I and given a bell tower by Carlos III. From here you have sweeping views of the port and city. Among the ruins of the fortress, damaged by earthquakes in 1522 and 1560, are landscaped gardens of rock flowers and cacti.

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  • Address: C. Almanzor, Almería, 04001 | Map It
  • Phone: 950/801008
  • Cost: Free
  • Hours: June 1–15, Tues.–Sun. 9–3:30; June 16–mid-Sept., Tues.–Sun. 9–3:30 and 6:30–10, Sun. 10–5; mid-Sept.–May, Tues.–Sat. 9–6:30, Sun. 10–5
  • Location: Almería
Updated: 06-18-2013

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