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Sightseeing in North Africa

Church
“// Must visit! It is the largest Gothic Christian cathedral in the world. Unesco declared it in 1987, next to the Real Alcázar and the Archivo de Indias, Patrimony of the Humanity. The temple houses the mortal remains of Christopher Columbus and several kings of Castile. //Doit visiter! C'est la plus grande cathédrale chrétienne gothique du monde. L'Unesco l'a déclaré en 1987, à côté du Real Alcázar et des Archivo de Indias, Patrimoine de l'Humanité. Le temple abrite les restes mortels de Christophe Colomb et de plusieurs rois de Castille. // Visita obligada! Es la catedral gótica cristiana con mayor superficie del mundo. La Unesco la declaró en 1987, junto al Real Alcázar y el Archivo de In”
286 locals recommend
Historic Site
“Possible to buy tickets in advance: https://alcazartickets.com/alcazar-seville.html?gclid=CjwKCAiAwJTjBRBhEiwA56V7qxwYsSy-6Lq_77-HpnmetS2y7Ohm6vqUpHtSP5y2052psYP_Ejy4QxoCD-0QAvD_BwE”
256 locals recommend
Garden
“The Jardin Majorelle in the city center is a must. Combine with the Yves Saint Laurent Museum just in front if you want to feel the hype of the old Marrakech fashion tradition. ”
145 locals recommend
Historic Site
“Fortezza By the 16th century, the Ottoman Turks were rapidly advancing into Europe. Between 1573 and 1580, the Venetians built this huge fortress, full of sturdy bastions, to protect the island from the Turkish invasion, but also as a place where locals could flee if the Turks took the city. Perched on the hill of Paleokastro, just west of the old port, it offers spectacular views of the old town of Rethymnon and the sea. At the highest point, note the mosque, originally a church, but it was converted to an Islamic place of worship by the Turks when they finally conquered the city in 1646.There is also a small outdoor theater that hosts summer concerts.”
60 locals recommend
Historic Site
“XI Century Castle right in the center of Malaga, whose name means 'citadel' in Arab. A landmark of Malaga, a must see! Visit it free on Sundays after 2PM. Hint: take the elevator on Calle Guillén Sotelo, 1, 29016 Málaga directly into the castle. No lines! ”
158 locals recommend
Monument / Landmark
“Minaret of the mosque before becoming a Catholic cathedral. It was the tallest tower in the world, 97.5 meters. Minarete de la mezquita antes de convertirse en catedral católica. Fue la torre más alta del mundo, 97.5 metros. The center is pedestrian, so to visit it, the best way is the bus, walking is very nice by the bridge of Triana, about 25 min. El centro es peatonal, así que para visitarlo lo mejor es el bus, caminando es un bonito paseo por el puente de Triana, 25 min. ”
97 locals recommend
Plaza
“This square in the medina is a 'must see'. Its a UNESCO World Heritage Site, that comes alive at sunset when the street vendors and performers come alive”
71 locals recommend
Plaza
“Located inside a beautiful park (Maria Luisa), Plaza de España is one of the most iconic touristic points in Seville. Built in 1929 for the Iberian Expo, nowadays Plaza de España host government administrative offices.”
102 locals recommend
Memorial Site
“The main characteristics of this old street in Malaga is its cultural identity. Formerly it was even dangerous to walk around it at certain times of the night, today it is totally safe and it is also the scene of various activities throughout the year. During the Malaga Film Festival the street wears its best clothes with a red carpet. In August and during the Malaga fair, this street is one of the main meeting points during the day. Every year during the month of September takes place the Larios Malaga Fashion Week, a fashion catwalk of Haute Couture for two days and with an influx of public that is around 30,000 people. At Christmas, Larios Street dresses up. Every year it is illuminat”
93 locals recommend
Historic Site
“The Neapolis Archaeological Park is located on the northern side of Syracuse modern city, on the Viale Paradiso. Once inside, you can admire: • The Roman amphitheatre, almost completely carved out of the rock. In the past, it was hosting wild beasts and gladiator fights. • The Greek theatre that can hold up to 20,000 people • The altar of Hieron II, dedicated to Zeus and used for animal sacrifices • The Ear of Dionysius (Orecchio di Dionisio in italian). It is a old limestone quarry of more than 20 meters high. Its name comes from the entrance shape, which looks like the inside of a giant ear. Legend has it that Denys the tyrant of Syracuse was there to listen to the conversations of his prisoners. Inside, the echo is impressive.”
83 locals recommend
Historic Site
“Built in the first Century by Emperor Augustus, but discovered only on 1951 (!), is one of the most preserved roman theatres. You can even enjoy a real play during the summer. Enter, sit and feel like a roman descendant, for free - entrance by the Alcazaba palace. Or enter by the interpretation center (left side of the theatre) and discover also the interior. ”
77 locals recommend
Historic Site
“Minoan Palace is easily accesible even with a bus you can take aoutside the property”
56 locals recommend
Historic Site
“Iconic Muslim Castle tells you about the rich history of this land. I recommend taking the Lift right behind the Town Hall to avoid walking up hill but walking down hill instead after admiring the outstanding views.”
100 locals recommend
Historic Site
“The Tombs of the Kings is a giant necropolis, which lies to the south-east of Paphos, close to the coast of the Mediterranean Sea. Being a large outdoor museum with hundreds of invaluable antique artifacts, it has been recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The underground necropolis consists of several dozens of ancient burials, many of which were carved in coastal rocks and once had lavish decorations.”
44 locals recommend
Castle
“Fortress-castle on the hill, nice stroll up, amazing view from the Belvedere and the top. Visit the castle free on Sundays after 2PM.”
88 locals recommend
Castle
“A sumptuous castle immersed in the Sicilian countryside. If the gorgeous interiors will remind you of cinema glory, your memory would be right: "The Leopard" famous dance scenes were filmed here. The garden is an experience in itself, where you can (literally) lose yourself in a fascinatingly historical labyrinth.”
49 locals recommend