Church of Salinas
Almería

The Church of Salinas is the hallmark of the salt works of Cabo de Gata. Its design is highlighted by its monumental portico entrance and its unique and slender bell tower which has become the characteristic image of the natural landscape.

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Mediterranian Games Stadium
Almería

The 15th Mediterranean Games were held in Almeria from the 24th June to the 3rd July, 2005 under the name: Almeria 2005. 21 Mediterranean countries took part in the Games and there were a total of 258 competitions in 25 different sports.

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The Church Sanctuary
Almería

The Virgin of the Sea Square is presided over by the façade of the Church-Sanctuary of the same name, popularly known as the Temple of the Patron Saint. The church, run by the Dominican Fathers, is also known as St. Dominic´s Church

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The Shelters
Almería

These Air Raid Shelters galleries to 9 metres underground to protect the people from the bombardments which took place in the city. At present they are the largest shelters open to the public in Europe.

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Purchena Gate
Almería

This is the nerve centre of the city. In the past it was called the Pechina Gate and used to be the main entrance to the Arab city. However, by mistake, the Christians knew it as the Purchena Gate.

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Bendicho Square
Almería

This secluded square, situated at the back of the Cathedral, was built between the 18th and 19th centuries and in it we can find the “The House of the Puches” the oldest house in Almeria from the 17th to the 18th centuries. The Puche family was an old noble family who arrived in Almeria with the first Christian settlers in 1494.

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