Places to Visit in Andalusia

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an old castle sitting on top of a hill next to the ocean with trees growing out of it
The Alcazaba of Almería
Almería in Andalusia Spain -it is a place with great historical value besides being one of locals beach-getaway destination,. The Alcazaba of Almería, it is the biggest of the fortress built by the Arabs in Spain and can be seen from any part of the city.
an old windmill on the side of a road
The Windmills of Don Quixote
Why is it an interesting site to visit? ´The Ingenious Nobleman Sir Quixote of La Mancha´ or just ´Don Quixote´ is a novel written by Miguel de Cervantes. The book, published in two parts (1605 and 1615) is considered to be the first modern novel. His work is famous in the world of literature. Don Quixote is important in Spanish culture. He is a character loved by Spaniards. It is rooted into the daily Spanish culture and they often quote the tale. Photo credited to
a large white building sitting on the side of a body of water next to a beach
Hassan II Mosque
The Hassan II Mosque in Casablanca, Morocco is the largest mosque in Africa, and the 5th largest in the world. Its minaret is the world's tallest minaret at 210 metres -60 stories high. The minaret is topped by a laser, the light from which is directed towards Mecca. The mosque stands on a promontory looking out to the Atlantic Ocean. Worshippers can pray over the sea but there is no glass floor looking into the sea. photo credited to Mehmet A.
a large white structure sitting on top of a lush green park next to tall trees
Metropol Parasol
Visit 'The Giant Mushrooms' in Seville Metropol Parasol is a wooden structure located in the old quarter of Seville, Spain. The locals called it ´Las Setas´ (The Mushrooms in English). It has dimensions of 150 by 70 metres and an approximate height of 26 metres and claims to be the largest wooden structure in the world. During operational hours, you can go up the structure and have a fantastic view of the city and visit the market located at the plaza.
an old bridge is built into the side of a cliff
Ronda is one of the oldest cities of Spain. It has a rich Islamic Heritage and was home to several famous poets and scholars of the Islamic world. One of the renowned landmark is the Puente Nuevo – new bridge – which connects the old Moorish town and the newer, El Mercadillo parts of the city. In this ´new´, meaning completion in 1793 (more than 34 years to build) and newest among the 3 bridges in Ronda.
the poster for an upcoming tour in andalusia, with text overlaying it