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Almeria: History and Hidden Corners Essential Walking Tour

1. 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: Guided City Discovery Tour

2. 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.

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What people are saying about Sanctuary of the Virgen del Mar

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We was very happy the Travel guid vas helpfull and Experte of Alméria Historie . I travel Witz m’y famelie and we enjoy. After hé give us a Idee for lunch Time ... thank you very much Joama .

Ines did en excellent job. Besides explaining history about the places we visited she was also very helpful with her advices about other things to see and to do her in Almeria

It was a pleasant visit and a way to get to know the city from another perspective.