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One of the best places i have visited in Spain

Prehistoric settlement from 1600 to 2100BC. Take a guided walk around this site which once housed... read more

Reviewed October 12, 2018
ladydoingspain
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Alhama de Murcia, Spain
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Fascinating

A city of 1,000+ inhabitants over 4,000 years old. Our guide Carlos from University of Madrid had... read more

Reviewed September 26, 2016
976briang
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Mazarron, Spain
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Reviewed October 12, 2018 via mobile

Prehistoric settlement from 1600 to 2100BC. Take a guided walk around this site which once housed 1000 people from the Agaric culture. This hierarchical society had slaves and lived mostly on cereal. They buried their dead in cysts or pots within their houses. It is...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 26, 2016

A city of 1,000+ inhabitants over 4,000 years old. Our guide Carlos from University of Madrid had our group enthralled during our two hour tour of this ancient city. Very interesting the how archeologists have re-constructed an understanding of this ancient culture based upon study...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed September 18, 2016

Facilities are surprisingly big and some people (archaeologists?) work there. Be careful with taking the right time slot - Saturdays and Sundays the place is closed.

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank Krzysztof N
Reviewed May 17, 2016

Have been trying to get to la bastida for years but it is not easy to arrange. Finally, La bastida were doing 3 enactments of the life of the settlement and we signed up for the one on Sunday evening. Originally it was to be...More

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank Jon T
Reviewed April 24, 2016

A wonderful tripo to past where the Argaric culture began. This ancient city is called the Western Troy since the dimensions and fortification is similar to the ones found in Anantolia. A must if you are interested in History and Archeology. Tickets must be booked...More

Date of experience: April 2016
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Reviewed February 19, 2014

There is good road from Totana that leads to La Bastida through picturesque Spanish countryside. At the end of the road, following the traffic signs I discovered the El Argaric settlement arose on secret and exciting place surrounded by strong walls and towers! Very well...More

Date of experience: July 2013
3  Thank wayloch
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