What to see in Almería

Almería is one of the most interesting Andalusian cities, with a great variety of places of interest and truly spectacular monuments. In addition, it also has beaches, so it is a perfect city to enjoy the good weather relaxing in the sun but complementing that with a very interesting cultural tourism. If you still do not know this city, it will be totally worth it to make a short break or go on a long vacation.

Capital of the province of the same name, it is 166 km from Granada, 200 from Malaga or 219 from Murcia. A city with almost 200,000 inhabitants, which become many more during the summer time. Take note of the most interesting that you can see there:


The Alcazaba is the most important of all the places of interest in the city. A spectacular fortress that forms one of the most important medieval monumental complexes in our country and was built in the 10th century. There are three enclosures, the first two being of Muslim design and the other Christian, so the mix is ​​spectacular. It is also worth visiting the Aljibes de Jayrán , some Arab cisterns that several centuries ago served to supply water to the city.


Religious temples

The most prominent is the Cathedral , which began construction in 1524 and was completed almost 40 years later. In one of its interior chapels is the famous image "Christ of listening." It is also worth seeing the Church of Santiago, founded by the Catholic Monarchs and which is in the Renaissance style although at first it was Mudejar.


One of the most interesting is the Archaeological Museum of Almería , where you will discover pieces from prehistory to the Islamic era. On Mondays it is closed, and on Tuesdays it only opens in the afternoons.