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

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Here you can find interesting sights in Almeria, Spain. Click on a marker on the map to view details about the sight. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 7 sights are available in Almeria, Spain.

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1. Monumento a los Coloraos

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The monument to the martyrs of La Libertad, also known as the Monument to the Coloraos or Pingurucho, is a commemorative column erected in the Spanish city of Almería located in the Plaza de la Constitución de la Ciudad. This monument recalls the episode of the ominous decade in which a group of liberal combatants, from Gibraltar and dresses with the British marine uniform, of a characteristic red color and that ultimately made them known as the coloraos, arrived in The city of Almería in August 1824 to make a pronouncement against the absolutism of the time and a return to the Constitution of 1812. The monument that can be seen today is a replica of the original, which was destroyed in 1943.

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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.

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3. Enclave Arqueológico Puerta de Almería

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The Puerta de Almería Interpretation Center is a museological space dependent on the Junta de Andalucía and located in the Spanish city of Almería. It houses on the one hand, the only Roman archaeological remains preserved in the city: a salazones factory; and on the other, one of the doors of the Islamic wall that closed the city in the south.

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4. Iglesia San Juan Evangelista

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St. John's Evangelical Missionaries or St. John's Almedina Church is a Christian temple located in the city of Almeria, especially near Almedina. Built in the last quarter of the seventeenth century, it was the city's largest mosque during Muslim rule and then the city's first cathedral.

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5. Museo de la Guitarra

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The Antonio de Torres Spanish Guitar Museum is a museum dedicated to the Spanish guitar and other musical instruments in the city of Almería, Spain. This museum is also dedicated to the famous Almeria Luthier Antonio de Torres, considered the guitar father.

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6. Cable Inglés

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British Cable, also known as Wharf, was an ore loader located in Almeria, Spain, which was used from 1904 to 1970. It is a limited coal and railway company built by society to transport iron ore from tar mines and connect stations with ports.

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7. Convento de Santa Clara

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The church and Santa Clara monastery in the Spanish city of Almeria (Andalusia) consist of a broad rectangle between the streets of Jovellanos, Mariana, Mar í n and Constitution Square. It has been of cultural significance since 1992.

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