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Almuñécar

At the heart of the Costa Tropical and bathed by both the old Mare Nostrum for Dry and Green rivers, this Andalusian village forcefully attracts tourism.

History

Known as Sexi firmum Iulium at the end of the second century BC, the Romans found upon arrival structured and an economy based on salted fish. Powers fishing and built temples, theaters and even an aqueduct. I Abderrahmane, future emir of Cordoba, took over the reins of the new Hins al-Monaco, or what is the same, "fortress city". When the Arabs-who had perfected farming-were expelled from the city, the remarkable development of its economy was temporarily halted. Today, its basic pillars are precisely agriculture and tourism.

Eating Out

The proposals are rich in culinary fruits such as mango or papaya, but also include some dishes such as garlic cabañil forcefulness. Zarzuela, a stew with the best seafood, figures prominently in the letter from any typical Restaurant.
Festivals and traditions

In mid-August they celebrate the feast of Our Lady of Antigua, which combines passion with religious fervor by the seafaring life. In the verbena of San Juan, people go to the beach to wash his face with seawater and ask health in the coming year.

Visits

The council, located on the Place de la Constitution, and the Church of the Incarnation, near the old town, are the major attractions of the place. You can also visit the Archaeological Museum and the Botanical Garden, which contains copies of tropical species. Dominating the set in the hills, the castle Muslim is being renovated at present. At his feet, the park The Majuelo manages the archaeological remains of the entire city. The Roman aqueduct, used years later by the Arabs in its system of ditches, is another of visits required.

Surroundings

Two kilometres of the population is the tower of the monk, a stronghold of the Roman first century used as a cemetery or funeral columnario. In a square in its interior niches where there are probably placed the ashes of the deceased. Among the town of Nerja Malaga and Almunecar, Paraje Natural Cliffs of enclosed sea is a haven for the osprey, the gull argentea and chameleon. Its walls of more than 80 meters guarantee spectacular to its visitors.

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