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Alcazaba of Almería

Almería’s history is shaped by arabesque features such as the Alcazaba in Almería, an Arab citadel which can be seen from anywhere in the city. This fortress emerged under Arab rule with Abd-ar-Rahman III in 995 AD and Khayran, king of the Taifa of Almería, and rose again under Christian rule after its renovation by the Catholic Monarchs.

Opening times: Tuesday to Saturday 9.00 a.m. – 6.00 p.m. Sunday and public holidays 9.00 a.m. – 3.00 p.m. Closed Monday (except public holidays).

Free entry

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Spanish Civil War shelter

Immerse yourself in the shelters of the Spanish Civil War, built in 1938 to save the city’s population from the bombings. Here, you can see many documents and items from that time, operating theatres used during the attacks and galleries and corridors which run for almost three miles under our city. Almería is a city brimming with history.

Opening times: Tuesday to Sunday 10.00 a.m. – 1.30 p.m. & 6.00 p.m. – 9.00 p.m. Closed Monday.

Tickets: 3€ per person. Guided tours available. Advanced booking necessary: refugios@aytoalmeria.es

Museum of Archaeology

Enjoy a journey which uncovers our millenarian culture by visiting the Museum of Archaeology, home to the essence of Almería and filled with prehistoric sites. Its most characteristic exhibitions are Los Millares and El Argar, where you can find items, images, illustrations, audiovisual material and scale models of the most important settlements in our province. This museum does not only reflect our most ancient culture but also represents through monographic series Almería’s Islamic heritage through the settlement of Madinat Al-Mariyya and Roman Almería with the sculpture of Bacchus of Chirivel.

Opening times: Tuesday to Saturday 9.00 a.m. – 9.00 p.m. Sunday and public holidays 9.00 a.m. – 3.00 p.m. Closed Monday.

Tickets: Free for EU citizens and residents. Other visitors: 1.50€

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Museum of Cinema

Relive our cinematographic history by visiting the Museum of Cinema. Discover the rich legacy of the movie industry which has used our province as the stage to film many TV series, movies and advertising campaigns. The museum is home to many props and costumes from famous movie stars such and directors such as Steven Spielberg, Clint Eastwood, Antonio Banderas, Claudia Cardinale, Raquel Welch and Penélope Cruz . You can also see the spectacular filming locations of titles such as Lawrence of Arabia, Cleopatra, Exodus and Game of Thrones among others.

Opening times: Tuesday to Thursday & Sunday 10.30 a.m. – 1.30 p.m. Friday & Saturday 10.30 a.m. – 1.30 p.m. & 5.00 p.m. – 8.00 p.m.

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Fort Bravo Texas Hollywood

Enjoy the Wild West at Fort Bravo Texas Hollywood, a western town located in the heart of the Tabernas desert where you can see the most important Western movie sets from the 60s. Today, this legendary town still stages international movies and offers visitors fantastic equestrian shows and traditional can-can dance performances from that time. Some of the most important movies filmed here were Conan the Barbarian (1982), The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966) and, of course, Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989).

Opening times: 9.00 a.m. – 7.30 p.m.

Tickets: Adults – 19.40€ // Children aged 12-17 – 15.90€ // Under 12s – 9.90€ // Senior citizens and reduced mobility – 15.90€.

*Opening times and prices subject to change.

Almería Cathedral

Discover Almería’s Gothic and Renaissance heritage at Almería Cathedral and its square. This majestic temple is considered to be the only cathedral used as a fortress built in the Sixteenth century in Spain, which is why it was declared an Asset of Cultural Interest and a Historic-Artistic Monument. It also has Baroque and Neoclassical features, making this fortress and its surroundings one of the most bucolic and famous attractions in Almería.

Opening times: Monday to Friday 10.00 a.m. – 6.30 p.m. Saturday 10.00 a.m. – 2.30 p.m. & 3.30 p.m. – 6.30 p.m. Sunday 1.30 p.m. – 6.30 p.m.

Tickets: 5€

*Opening times and prices subject to change.

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