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Alcazaba of Almería
Alcazaba de Almeria
Almería Andalucía, Spain
Alcazaba de Almería.jpg
The Alcazaba taken from the east overlooking the first enclosure
Type Fortress
Coordinates 36°50′27″N 2°28′15″W / 36.84083°N 2.47083°W / 36.84083; -2.47083Coordinates: 36°50′27″N 2°28′15″W / 36.84083°N 2.47083°W / 36.84083; -2.47083
Built 10th century
Built by Abd ar-Rahman III
Open to
the public
yes

The Alcazaba of Almería is a fortified complex in Almería, southern Spain. The word alcazaba, from the Arabic word Kasbah|al-qasbah, means a walled-fortification in a city.

The Alcazaba of Almería was one of 100 finalists for the 12 Treasures of Spain in 2007.

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