9 Sights in Almeria, Spain (with Map and Images)


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Explore interesting sights in Almeria, Spain. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 9 sights are available in Almeria, Spain.

Sightseeing Tours in Almeria

1. Monumento a los Coloraos

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The monument to the Martyrs of Liberty, also known as a monument to the Coloraos or Pingurucho, is a commemorative column erected in the Spanish city of Almería, located in the square of the Constitution of the city. This monument remembers the episode of the Ominosa Decade in which a group of Liberal combatants, coming from Gibraltar and dressed in the British Navy uniform, of a characteristic red colour and which would eventually make them known as the Coloraos, arrived in the city of Almería in August 1824 to pronounce against absolutism of the time and a return to the Constitution of 1812. The monument that you can see today is a replica of the original, which was destroyed in 1943.

Wikipedia: Monumento a los Mártires de la Libertad (ES)

2. Refugios subterráneos de Almería

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The Spanish city of Almería suffered up to 52 bombings from air and sea, with a total of 754 bombs dropped during the Spanish Civil War. This led to the decision to create a system of underground shelters for the protection of approximately 40,000 civilians. These shelters measure more than 4.5 km long, and they are equipped with a surgery room and a food storage room. They were designed by the local architect Guillermo Langle Rubio, being today the most important and better preserved shelters in all Europe. These refuges have stood the most important attack in all Almería's history, the Bombardment of Almería, by the nazis in 1937.

Wikipedia: Almería air raid shelters (EN), Website, Website_1

3. Cable Inglés

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The English cable, also known as the Alquife dock, is a mineral loading located in Almería, Spain, which was in use from 1904 to 1970. It was built by The Alquife Mines and Railway Company Limited for the transport of iron mineral From the Alquife mines, joining the station with the port. In 1998 he was declared a cultural interest for being an example of the Iron Architecture of Andalusia and for his ethnographic interest.

Wikipedia: Cable Inglés (ES)

4. Enclave Arqueológico Puerta de Almería

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The Archaeological Enclave Puerta de Almería is a museological space dependent on the Andalusian Agency of Cultural Institutions of the Board of Andalusia and located in the Spanish city of Almería. It houses on the one hand the only Roman archaeological remains preserved in the city: a salazon factory; and on the other, one of the gates of the Islamic wall that closed the city in the south.

Wikipedia: Centro de Interpretación Puerta de Almería (ES), Website

5. Iglesia San Juan Evangelista

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The church of San Juan Evangelista or San Juan de la Almedina is a Christian church located in the city of Almeria, specifically in the Barrio de la Almedina. It was built towards the last quarter of the seventeenth century on the site of what was the city's main mosque during Muslim rule and later the city's first cathedral.

Wikipedia: Iglesia de San Juan Evangelista (Almería) (ES)

6. Museo de la Guitarra

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The Spanish Guitar Museum Antonio de Torres is a museum dedicated to Spanish guitar and other musical instruments in the city of Almería, Spain. This museum is also dedicated to the famous Almerian luthier Antonio de Torres, considered the father of the guitar. Currently in that museum we can find 3 guitars built by it.

Wikipedia: Museo de la Guitarra (ES)

7. Faro de Alborán

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Faro de Alborán Miguel / CC BY-SA 2.0

The lighthouse of the island of Alborán is a lighthouse for maritime traffic located in front of the island of Alborán, off the coast of the province of Almería, Spain. Its maintenance corresponds to the Port Authority of Almería. It is automatic, electric and fed by solar energy. Its operation began in 1876.

Wikipedia: Faro de la isla de Alborán (ES)

8. Torre de El Perdigal

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The Torre del Perdigal, also known as Atalaya del Perdigal, is a Atalaya type military structure that is located on the outskirts of the city of Almería, on the banks of the Mediterranean Sea, in the province of Almería, Autonomous Community of Andalusia, Spain.

Wikipedia: Torre del Perdigal (Almería) (ES)

9. Convento de Santa Clara

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The Church and the convent of Santa Clara, of the Spanish city of Almería (Andalusia), comprise a large rectangle located between the streets of Jovellanos, Mariana, Marín and Plaza de la Constitución. It is good of cultural interest since 1992.

Wikipedia: Convento de las Claras (Almería) (ES)


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