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Almería: Cathedral Entry Ticket

1. Almería: Cathedral Entry Ticket

Explore Almería's Cathedral of the Incarnation with this entry ticket. Travel back through time to the 16th century, when the cathedral was first built. In the cathedral's museum, discover the purpose of the building's unique architecture and view historical artifacts. Begin your tour at the entrance to the cathedral, past the towering columns of the main facade and the door of Los Perdones. If available, pick up an audio guide and proceed to wander through the main chapel. Admire the vivid colors, the cathedral choir, and intricate, domed ceilings. Continue your tour through the side chapels and take a turn through the cloister as you learn about the fortifications of this place of worship. Built in coastal Almería, the cathedral was conceived as a refuge and as a military defense against attacks. Finally, visit the cathedral's museum to view ancient artifacts and learn more about the important role of the cathedral in Almería from the 16th century onwards.

Almería: Cathedral and Convent of the Pure Entry Ticket

2. Almería: Cathedral and Convent of the Pure Entry Ticket

The first thing you will visit will be the Monasterio de las Puras, an architectural jewel hidden among the alleys of the city of Almería from the 17th century, a convent with more than 500 years. You will visit its Mudejar-style cloister, a small chapel, as well as its old dining room, a cell and more rooms. The next thing you will visit will be the Cathedral of Almería, a fortified construction also from the 16th century where you will be able to see the sacristy, its chapels and the museums. The audio guides are free with the entrance (subject to availability)

Almeria: History and Hidden Corners Essential Walking Tour

3. Almeria: History and Hidden Corners Essential Walking Tour

Explore the city of Almeria while learning its long history, and seeing some of the city's highlights. Experience the city with a local guide, and see pieces of the city's history while admiring the scenery in the modern-day city. Wander through Old Town Almeria with a guide, and learn more about life in the city today, while learning more about the city's past. Visit a wide variety of the city's most famous sites, such as Purchena Gate, various civil war shelters, Plaza Vieja and Town Hall. See other attractions like the Sanctuary of the Virgin of the Sea, the Monumental Ensemble of the Alcazaba, Campoamor Square, the Fat Book of Petete, and the Hall of Fame. Learn about each stop from the guide along the way.

Almería: Cathedral and Monastery of Las Puras Guided Tour

4. Almería: Cathedral and Monastery of Las Puras Guided Tour

Get to know the incredible history of Almeria's religious landmarks on this guided visit. Learn about hundreds of years of history as you tour the imposing Cathedral-Fortress, then walk among the cloisters of the Monastery of Las Puras. Meet your guide and get ready to discover medieval Almeria through a tour of 2 of its most famous buildings. Begin at the cathedral with a tour of the building. Hear all about its history, how it was built, and listen to mysterious stories about it from across time. Marvel at its mix of architectural styles with elements from late Gothic to Neoclassical. Appreceiate the unique combination of a cathedral and fortress as you tour the interiror parade ground. Discover small chapels inside the Girola and pause to admire the magnificent choir. Next, head for the 16th-century cloistered Monastery of Convento de las Puras. Feel the weight of over 500 years of history as you tour its rooms and appreciate its unique atmosphere of tranquility.

Almería: Guided City Discovery Tour

5. Almería: Guided City Discovery Tour

Visit the historic center of the city of Almeria beginning with the Purchena Gate, one of the oldest entrances to the city. From there, walk the old streets whilst discovering the history of the Civil War shelters, the Arabic Cisterns, the Old Square, and the old Muslim Medina, where you will learn about its founder; Jairán. Moving on, stroll through the cathedral-fortress neighborhood, Plaza Bendicho, and Celia Viñas, not forgetting the Sanctuary of the Virgen del Mar, the School of Arts and Crafts, and the Cervantes Theater. The Doña Pakyta House-Museum and the Nicolás Salmerón Park will then be the prelude to the emblematic English Cable, where your tour ends with your guide explaining one of the best iron engineering works in the city.

Andalusia: Almeria Cathedral Entry with Guided Tour

6. Andalusia: Almeria Cathedral Entry with Guided Tour

Discover the beautiful jewel of Almería: the Cathedral of Almería, the only Cathedral in Andalusia with a cloister that is characterized by its marked military fortress architecture. A very unique building where you can discover the history of San Indalecio, Villalán and Portocarrero. A Renaissance building made by Juan de Orea where the famous Cristo de la Escucha and the Gitanilla Emilia stand out. We will start in the Plaza de la Catedral to later enter the cloister, being the only cathedral that has it in Andalusia. Then we will visit the interior of the temple, highlighting the Villalán and San Indalecio chapels, without forgetting the spectacular choir; Later we will visit the Sacristy and Chapter House to finish in the cathedral museums of Poniente and Levante.

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