History of an ancient city.

Duration: 2h
Languages: Spanish
Guru: Marcos
Registered on July 11, 2020

My name is Marcos Lozano, an official Andalousia Tour Guide. I've been working for six years as a tour guide in Almeria, including different city museums. I also can guide you all along the region of Almeria, including Mojácar, Cabo de Gata Natural Park and the Alpujarras.

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  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free

Tour description

Learn from the hand of an official guide the history of Almería from its foundation in 955 to the present, going through its main stages: Muslim, Christian and contemporary Almería. Throughout the tour you will get to know the main monuments of the city, highlighting among them the Alcazaba of Almería, the Old Square and the Cathedral of the Incarnation. Throughout the tour we will also get to know different cultural and social details that will help us understand the most deeply rooted traditions of Almería.
Route itinerary:
-Presentation and description of the route.
-Purchena Gate.
-Shelters of the Civil War.
-Church of Santiago.
-Plaza Vieja (Town Hall, Monument to the Martyrs of Liberty and Convent of Las Claras)
-Alcazaba of Almería (Extensive visit to the monument)
-Rest Street and Almedina.
-Barn Square.
-Cathedral Square.
-Blessed Square
-Sanctuary of the Virgin of the Sea.
-Walk of Fame and Cervantes Theater.
-End of tour.

Important notice: During the visits it is necessary to comply with all the security measures recommended by the health authorities, so the use of a mask and respecting the safety distances will be essential.

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What will we visit on this tour?

  • Meeting point:
    Pl. de la Catedral, 04001 Almería, Spain
    Pl. de la Catedral, 04001 Almería, Spain
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    See you in the Plaza de la Catedral. I wait for you there!

  • 1
    Outside visit
    Almeria Cathedral
  • 2
    Outside visit
    Campoamor Square
  • 3
    Outside visit
    Almedina Street
  • 4
    Outside visit
    Almeria fortress
  • 5
    Outside visit
    old square
  • 6
    Outside visit
    Walls of La Hoya/Khayran
  • 7
    Outside visit
    Shop Street
  • 8
    Outside visit
    Church of Santiago (S. XV)
  • 9
    Outside visit
    Shelters of the Spanish Civil War in Almería
  • 10
    Outside visit
    Purchena Gate

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

Tour opinions

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Pedro 07 Dec 2023

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Travelled in group - Dec 2023
Realmente es un Guru muy profesional y ameno transmitiendo toda la información.
Carlos 18 Nov 2023

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Travelled alone - Nov 2023
Excelente experiencia con Marcos! Muy simpática y amena la recorrida por la ciudad. Lo recomiendo 100%
Rubén 22 Oct 2023

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Travelled in couple - Oct 2023
Marcos explica muy bien todo lo relacionado con la ciudad y sus monumentos pero lo más sorprendente es su cercanía, su buen humor y el positivismo que desprende. Con él no sólo aprendes sobre la ciudad y su historia sino también sobre sus gentes y sus anécdotas.
Carolina 07 Oct 2023

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Travelled in couple - Oct 2023
Es interesante iniciar tu visita a la ciudad con un guía que te da una visión general
Francisco Javier 09 Sep 2023

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Travelled in group - Sep 2023
Recomiendo completamente a este GuruWalk, pues hace dos horas de recorrido muy amenas, y con multitud de anécdotas sobre la ciudad y el cine en Almeria... Un Máquina, que diria Bisbal!
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Who is this tour for?

Suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Does not accept large group reservations.
Suitable for carrying pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
A minimum of 5 people is required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour does not require the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
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