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Some of the old curtain town wall is still there after hundreds of years

The town is named for the Hawwara Berber dynasty of the Banu Razin which was their capital from the... read more

Reviewed November 22, 2017
Felixstowe, United Kingdom
Very well preserved walls overlooking the village

It is a good climb to get up to the walls but once there the view is impressive. You can walk on... read more

Reviewed September 14, 2017
Ray V
Chaves, Portugal
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Reviewed November 22, 2017

The town is named for the Hawwara Berber dynasty of the Banu Razin which was their capital from the early eleventh century until it was taken by the Almoravids in 1104.[ You can climb the hill and walk on a tiny part of the walls...More

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Reviewed September 14, 2017

It is a good climb to get up to the walls but once there the view is impressive. You can walk on the walls and enter one of the towers. If you are in shape, take the half hour to an hour to go up,...More

1  Thank Ray V
Reviewed August 21, 2017 via mobile

These old walls are pretty impressive as so much is kept. The views over the village are beautiful. It is a pretty steep walk up there but worth it.

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Reviewed February 19, 2017 via mobile

Stunning views especially if you have a good head for heights. The walls are extensive & easy to access. Definitely worth the effort to get up there.

Thank Lu S
Reviewed December 4, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful piece of history still kept in good condition...I been unlikely visiting on a rainy cold cloudy day...but I will go back soon

Thank 392peppep
Reviewed October 13, 2016 via mobile

Hard to miss yet not easily reached. Super impressive. Rained all day so the climb was slippery. Wear decent walking shoes because some areas are more rugged and footing can be dicey.

Thank Miyako T
Reviewed October 10, 2016 via mobile

The hike is steep, but not hard. (We saw women in wedge heels and city flats make it to the top! NOT recommended, just saying...). You are rewarded with great views of the city and mountains. And if you're a fan if medieval walls, these...More

1  Thank Vrsol
Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

These beautiful walls run up the top of the mountain range above the beautiful city that you will never forget. I personally will never ever see the town is beautiful best. One of the best towns in Spain. Make sure you visit and make sure...More

Thank jonmatson
Reviewed July 2, 2016

Well worth the walk and completely free. Do keep a close eye on children though. I think this is is probably one of the most remarkable sites of the town.

Thank Mary-Anne C
Reviewed June 23, 2016 via mobile

As we were staying in our caravan in the nearby camping site, one could not help but notice how these magnificent walls totally dominate the small town. I decided not to climb up 😳 Looking at other folks reviews I am rather glad I opted...More

Thank Alexander M
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