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Alcazaba de Antequera

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Address: Malaga, Antequera, Spain
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Worth the hike up the hill

Bit of a trek up the hill but worth it whe you get there. Great views, couple of cafes an interesting place to spend a couple of hours

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Derby, UK
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Derby, UK
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Bit of a trek up the hill but worth it whe you get there. Great views, couple of cafes an interesting place to spend a couple of hours

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Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Antequera on a 'spare' day in our holiday, as it wasn't too far away and looked nice, without knowing too much about it. However, we were extremely impressed by the town, and certainly by the Alcazaba! The entrance was €4 per person to just see the alcazaba or €6 to do the church next door as well. An... More 

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Reading, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We really enjoyed our visit to this site. We had individual recorded information and a map to guide us round. To visit the walls and towers involved quite a few steps but the history and views over Antequera made it worth it.

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Saint-Remy-de-Provence, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's a long climb through the town, but eventually you arrive at the top ... the highest point in Antequera. Alcazaba consists currently of three towers -- one recently discovered and restored -- and ramparts. Standing at almost arms-length from the northern walls is the Colegiata de Santa Maria la Mayor church and plaza. The church and the fortress have... More 

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Fairbanks, Alaska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

These are the remains of what it used to be one of the mayor hubs of the Moorish ruling and key military landmark of the Reconquista. It has been recently restored so you can actually walk go inside the two mayor towers and walk the perimeter of the walls. The 4 euros of the entrance include also an audio guide... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Not too crowded but provided a fascinating overview of Moorish Catholic conquests and history via audio guide.

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Thank Becca B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

a very impressing Castle of Andalusia, well restored with a very informative audio-guide. Only a few visitors, so you have a lot of time and place to learn and see.

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Adeje, Spain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

What an amazing, historic place to visit. Plus a breathtaking view of the beautiful town of Antequera. We did the tour with a hand held phone, that takes you through the history of the fort. Well worth a visit. Lots of steps, so wear sensible shoes. Don't miss it, if you visit this town.

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Glasgow
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

The story of the Moorish period and Christian reconquest of what is now Spain is fascinating. Touring the Alcazaba with an audio guide puts it into context although the signage needs some work to make it clearer. Great views

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Barcelona, Spain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016

I had a good time visiting this place. The audio guide, though little bit slow, was quite interesting. The towers offer good views of the town. I was just little bit disappointed by the church which is included in the combined ticket.

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