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Do & See

La Alcazaba Monument

The Alcazaba Monument is a 10th-century fortress with three huge enclosures, gardens, and the Walls of Hayrán marching down the valley to the San Cristobál hill opposite. Warrens of cave houses are cut into the rock below. From here you will have great views of the city and port, and the most legendary sunsets.
Cathedral of Almeria

Cathedral of Almeria

With its towers, buttresses and sturdy walls, the 16th-century Cathedral did duty as a fortress against pirate raids from North Africa. The cathedral's spacious interior soars gracefully.
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Arabic Aljibes

The Arabic Aljibes are perfectly preserved 11th-century Moorish water cisterns. These wells used to part of the water network that supplied both the inhabitants of Almería and the troops.
Museo del Aceite de Oliva

Museo del Aceite de Oliva

The Extra Virgin Olive Oil Castillo de Tabernas comes from a farm by the Tabernas desert. The farm is about 470 acres and contains more than 90,000 olive trees. In the museum you will find olive presses and tapas in the café.
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Centro de Arte

The Centro de Arte has been open since 1998 and boasts modern art and changing exhibitions. The appealing facilities are sometimes used for other cultural events.
Cowboy Country

Cowboy Country

From "Lawrence of Arabia" to "A Fistful of Dollars" and David Beckham’s Pepsi ad, countless films have been shot in the desert hinterland outside Almería. The old movie lots are nowadays theme parks. Mini Hollywood/Oasys is the best known:
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Cabo de Gata-Nijar Natural Park

The 34,000-hectare Cabo de Gata-Nijar Natural Park has beautiful unspoiled beaches, bird-filled lagoons and mountains plunging to the sea. Buses run to villages and the lively Mojácar. You can also rent a cycle or car to explore the area.
Plaza De Toros

Plaza De Toros

Plaza De Toros is located in Roquetas De Mar and opened in 2002. It has become a modern arena not only for bull fighting but also for concerts, events and exhibitions. At Plaza De Toros you can also walk through the exhibition at the bull fighting museum.
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