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Algarrobo

Diputación de Málaga
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    The present-day Ermita de San Sebastián is of recent construction, dating back to 1976, though it was built on the site of the original building. It stands atop a hill known as “El...

TRAYAMAR NECROPOLIS.-Trayamar Necropolis is the most important Paleopunic tomb complex in the Western Mediterranean. The architectural remains found there date back to the 7th century B.C. A series of tombs are housed in underground chambers built on magnificently-designed stone blocks. The jewels and other pieces found among the tombs’ furnishings are on display at Málaga’s Provincial Archaeological Museum, along with a scale reproduction of how the tomb would originally have looked.

ARCHAEOLOGICAL REMAINS.- The earliest evidence of urban settlement in the village, which dates back to the Bronze Age, was found at El Morro de Mezquitilla, though the most interesting findings were made at Trayamar Necropolis, where a series of tombs stretch from Trayamar estate to a nearby hill.

BIBLIOGRAPHY: Sur Digital; Torres Almenaras by Juan Temboury; Ermitas de Málaga by Lisardo Guede.

Links of interest

Escudo de Algarrobo
Town Hall
C/ Antonio Ruiz Rivas, 2, 29750 
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