Castillo de San Miguel (St. Michael's Castle)
Castillo de San Miguel (St. Michael's Castle) Review
A Roman fortress once stood here, later enlarged by the Moors, but the castle's present aspect, crowning the city, owes more to 16th-century additions. The building was bombed during the Peninsular War in the 19th century, and what was left was used as a cemetery until the 1990s. You can wander the ramparts and peer into the dungeon; the skeleton at the bottom is a reproduction of human remains discovered on the spot.
- Address: C. San Miguel Bajo, Almuñécar, 18690
- Cost: €2.35, includes admission to Cueva de Siete Palacios
- Hours: July–mid-Sept., Tues.–Sat. 10–1:30 and 6:30–9, Sun. 10–1; mid-Sept.–Oct. and Apr.–June, Tues.–Sat. 10–1:30 and 5–7:30, Sun. 10–1; Nov.–Mar., Tues.–Sat. 10–1:30 and 4–6:30, Sun. 10–1
- Location: Almuñécar