The Bolnuevo KnightsTower
Mazarrón - Murcia

The Bolnuevo Knights tower still looks out to the sea from where the pirates from North Africa spied on the population. Five centuries ago, the insecurity of the assaults forced the creation of a network of watchtowers along the whole coast to warn of danger.

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Roman house on Era Street
Mazarrón - Murcia

More than 15 centuries have gone by since there was life inside the Roman houses on Era Street. Possible the inhabitants were rich, perhaps linked to the salting industry which was so important at that time, maybe hardly aware that their culture and their lifestyle were about to die along with the Roman Empire.

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Tower of the Hill
Mazarrón - Murcia

The smoke signals from the tower warned of presence of an unknown boat close to the coast, and thanks to this, the population saved themselves from the possible dangers of facing the Berber pirates.

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San Andrés Church
Mazarrón- Murcia

Its proximity to the sea meant that for centuries Mazarrón suffered constant threats from pirates from North Africa. The San Andrés Church was erected from the 16th century as a refuge for the population and as a place of prayer.

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The Santa María Parish Church
Mojácar - Almería

The Santa María Parish Church represents a turning point between Muslim and Christian Mojácar. Probably built on the site of an old Arab mosque it served a dual purpose: religious and defensive fortification.

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El Real Aqueduct
Antas - Almería

Antas has always stood for innovation in the field of agriculture. A stunning symbol of this progress, the Aqueduct is a project that, in early 20th century, introduced the use of a revolutionary invention to service irrigation: the steam engine.

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