Alcazaba of Almería

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Alcazaba of Almería
Alcazaba de Almeria
Almería Andalucía, Spain
Alcazaba de Almería.jpg
The Alcazaba taken from the east overlooking the first enclosure
Alcazaba of Almería is located in Spain
Alcazaba of Almería
Alcazaba of Almería
TypeFortress
Site information
Open to
the public
yes
Site history
Built10th century
Built byAbd ar-Rahman III

The Alcazaba of Almería is a fortified complex in Almería, southern Spain. The word alcazaba, from the Arabic word Kasbah|al-qasbah, means a walled-fortification in a city.

The Alcazaba of Almería was one of 100 finalists for the 12 Treasures of Spain in 2007.[1]

Images[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Lista de 100 finalistas de Nuestros 12 Tesoros de España". Sobreturismo.es. Retrieved 2014-10-06.

Other websites[change | change source]

Media related to Alcazaba de Almería at Wikimedia Commons