Baños Árabes


Built around 1150, probably for the local ruler Ibn ben Hamusk, these Arab baths at the foot of the village have the usual three rooms (for cold, temperate and hot temperatures), with pretty red-and-white horseshoe arches and barrel vaults studded with skylights. You can expect them to be open during daylight hours. You may have to ask directions, as signage is limited.

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