There are two towers, Torreladeada and Torrenueva, the former dating back to Muslim times, the latter a 16th-century military fortress. Like most coastal towns and villages, Algarrobo is home to...
Its name comes from the Arab word “al-karat”. Name of its inhabitants: Algarrobenos. Famous personalities: A personality worth mentioning is Enrique Ramos Ramos who was...
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.