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Made for some great photos. It was a rather impressive gate. The audio guide from the Alcazaba... read more

Reviewed 11 September 2016
Jody P
Winston Salem, North Carolina
Worth seeing if you have a guide

There is not a lot to see here but a guide can explain what little you can see and what you would... read more

Reviewed 28 June 2016
Mike W
Almeria, Spain
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Reviewed 11 September 2016

Made for some great photos. It was a rather impressive gate. The audio guide from the Alcazaba explained the figures on the gate.

1  Thank Jody P
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

When you arrive in Antequera, you will need to ask directions to the Officina de Turismo, in the Plaza San Sebastian. We didn't find it well signposted. You will need a map to find your way around Antequera, but it is not far, UPHILL, to...More

1  Thank MaryEleanor D
Reviewed 18 July 2016

When you get to Antequera, go to the tourist office on Plaza San Sebastian. The women working there drew me a route up to the Alcazaba and down into the town and back around churches, monuments and points of interest. If you are a walker...More

2  Thank bnazarian
Reviewed 28 June 2016

There is not a lot to see here but a guide can explain what little you can see and what you would have seen years ago.

1  Thank Mike W
Reviewed 23 February 2016

There are many wonderful arches and city gateways into the old city. This one is very picturesque and frames the church beautifully for pictures. The old town is fascinating.

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Reviewed 4 February 2016

Nice to see but won't fill in your day unless you're really into old buildings. We visited briefly whilst walking around Antequera. Restaurant in the square was the dearest we found in the city for drinks.

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Reviewed 15 October 2015

One of the best places to view most of Antequera. The church and fort behind are well worth a visit especially if you are over 65 as entrance fee was buttons. We used to live in Las Lagunias nearby and spent time at free concerts...More

1  Thank 68IanM
Reviewed 30 April 2015

Grand arch that leads you into a plaza, containing the Colegiata de Santa Maria la Mayor & further on, The Alacazaba, as well as some stunning views of the areas below. Historic and delightful at the same time. There are separate entry feels for the...More

1  Thank logan03
Reviewed 21 February 2015

All part of the Alcazar complex. The arch makes a super frame for a picture of the church behind - or from the other side for the wonderful surrounding countryside.

1  Thank PeterReigate
Reviewed 3 February 2015

. Puff your way up the steps of the Cuesta Barbacana hill and at the top is this gateway. Built in the mid-sixteenth century, it gives an interesting view of the Colegiata de Santa Maria la Mayor, now unconsecrated as a church and used for...More

1  Thank Turista-Inglesa
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