Muslim Almería

Muslim Almería

Tour of the Muslim city of the two most flourishing centuries: s. X and s. XI. Generally, that is not extensive, the visit is usually divided into two parts:

  • The Alcazaba (s.X) inside the Monument of the Alcazaba of Almeria is known, with its gardens, pools and walled enclosures.
  • Almería Muslim. The Medina (s X.): Primitive area of the city and its labyrinthine network of streets, reaching the Church of San Juan where exterior features of the ancient Great Mosque (Wall of Qibla and mihrab niche will be explained is traversed ). If the visit takes place on Saturday will end at the interpretation center Puerta de Almeria, where you can see the remains of the original walls around the city.
  • Cerro de San Cristobal and Cisterns of Jayrán (s XI.) Where you visit the Cerro de San Cristobal (a magnificent view of the city from which you can admire the wall of Jayrán the eleventh century), the location of the old door Pechina (where currently are Refuges), the wells of Jayrán the eleventh century, the old way of Pechina (current street of shops), and the Plaza Vieja (old Muslim souk)

We remind you that it is essential to book in advance to attend the tour by calling the Municipal Tourist Office at 950 210 538.

How to use the map?
They can click on the top left of the map, where a list of points of interest is displayed. Clicking each item will get more information.

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