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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.

    Contact Information

  • 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
Updated: 06-11-2014

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