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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The Central Market
Amería

The Central Market is one of the most beautiful examples of industrial architecture in the city of Almeria which combines stone, brick, iron and glass.

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Provincial Hospital (The Old Saint Mary Magdalene Royal Hospital)
Almería

The Provincial Hospital is one of the oldest civil buildings preserved down to the present day. It was ordered to be built by the Bishop, Brother Diego Fernández de Villarán, between 1547 and 1557, with participation in the work by Juan de Orea.

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School of Arts and Artistic Trades
Almería

The building was a Secondary School in the middle of the 19th century and a large part of the 20th. During the time it was a school, important alterations were carried out in it which changed the interior layout and its façades.

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