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Free Tour to the Ibero-Roman site of Cástulo, Linares (Jaén).

Duration: 2h
Languages: Spanish
Guru: Carlos
Quality Verified Registered on August 19, 2018

I am a hard-working, responsible person and I love the work I do Inform and interpret my routes or tourist visits. He differentiated me from the other tourist guides in two things, one is: that I behave as I am (I am myself) and second, because my routes or visits are not like the normal ones that explain a monument or any tourist resource, if not , which apart from that, I explain and if I can also teach, the secrets that my locality hides, such as Linares (Jaén), such as a mining Church that is closed to the public (and I ask permission not to open them), a mining gallery, etc.

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

Tour description

Free Tour to visit the Ibero-Roman archaeological site of Cástulo, in the town of Linares (Jaén).

It will begin by explaining from the beginning of Cástulo , which was founded with the Iberian culture (although in the past there was an old settlement prior to the Iberian), with the town of La Muela, followed by the Carthaginians (with him, the military Aníbal, who married the princess Imilce who was from Cástulo), then came the Romans with the Conquest of Cástulo through Publio Cornelio Escipión "THE AFRICAN", we passed to the Visigoths, Arabs and Christians, until in the fifteenth century the city was definitively abandoned.

We will visit the North wall of Cástulo , where the famous Iberian Lion was found, then we will go to the Torre Vigía or Torre Alba (defensive tower or watchtower), Roman Baths , a possible Synagogue that existed before the Jews settled in Spain and finally the jewel of the Crown of Cástulo, the famous "MOSAICO DE LOS AMORES".
Through georadar I will indicate where the Roman Circus of Cástulo and its Amphitheater were located.
Each stone, each column that is seen will explain the function or what it was used for and its history.

If you want to visit one of the most important Ibero-Roman cities of the Iberian Peninsula ; which was the most important city of Oretania, since Cástulo had its own port, because the Guadalimar river was navigable. Take this Free Tour to Cástulo , because you will not remain indifferent.

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  • Meeting point:
    29RG+42 Guadalimar, Spain
    29RG+42 Guadalimar, Spain
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    Parking of the Archaeological Site of Cástulo, Linares (Jaén).

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).

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Andres 07 Nov 2022
Madrid
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Travelled in couple - Sep 2022
Un guía extremadamente atento y puntual. Linares tiene poca "chicha" monumental y aún así hace un tour muy ameno.
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Who is this tour for?

Accessibility
Non suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Groups
Accepts reservations up to 10 people.
Pets
Suitable for carrying pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
A minimum of 4 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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