Almeria is a city
in Spain with many fascinating corners and varied gastronomic
and cultural attractions. Almeria city is
historically believed to have been founded by the Romans.
The Moorish Fort provides a historic testimony of its past
ancient culture. From this huge Moorish ciradel with three
walled enclosures, visitors have a good view of the city’s
most impressive and important Christian monument, the Cathedral,
dating from 1524, designed more like a fortress than a church
because of the need to defend it from pirate attacks. The
Cathedral contains numerous art treasures, including a tabernacle
dating from the 18th century, designed by Ventura Rodriguez.
With its interesting medieval architecture, Almeria’s
old town is a delight to stroll through with its tranquil
squares, archways and colonnades. The city also has a fascinating
archaeological museum and unique cave dwellings in the hillside
above the old gypsy quarter.
The Coast of Almeria has, together with popular tourist sites,
tranquil and relatively solitary beaches of great beauty.
Its most important tourist centres are: Adra, Aguadulce, Cabo
de Gata, Mojacar and Roquetas de Mar.
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