In the city of Marbella there are many places where you can contemplate the trace of the history, which today are mixed perfectly with the modernity of the city. We are going to tell you about the points of greatest interest to know the past of the town.
Torre Ladrones. It is located when you enter into the town, near the beautiful Cabopino port.
This monument is from Muslim period, dated in 1497, but at present it is damaged and its reconstruction will be very soon.
Torreón lance de las cañas. It is located in the Chapas área, it has 10,85m long and 53,53 perimeter, with shaped hoof. It was built in the second half of the sixteenth century, and inside it is divided into two floors and a roof where the artillery was.
1) Torre Real. Located in the old town, its name is because the Catholic Monarchs settled here after the reconquest of the city. It is located near the Royal River. Built in 1575.
2) Torre del Duque. They will see the main entrance of Puerto Banus,
famous for its shops, restaurants and people. The name is due the Duke of Cadiz and Arcos, Don Rodrigo Ponce de León, minister of the Catholic Monarchs.
3) City Hall. It was built in 1568, and inside we can find an interesting Mudejar armor from Hall of Commissions and tempera paintings of the Hall of Justice, where we see the arms of Felipe II, one of Marbella, in addition other symbols.
Hospital Real de la Misericordia o de San Juan de Dios. For lovers of architecture like to see this hospital and mixing Renaissance, Gothic and Moorish elements.
4) Visit the Old Town. One of the most famous places you can not miss is the wall of the Alcazaba, or what is better known as 'The Castle'. This wall contained a city of Marbella, today the city has spread and it is part of the old town.
The mean streets are winding, narrow with great beauty, and Arabic style,
it will allow us shelter from the heat and sunny days as they can enjoy a nice shadow.
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