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Moorish Ruins and Moorish Sites

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If you’re looking to explore Moorish ruins and Moorish sites and want to find the best places to view Moors-era history then you can explore our interactive map above or navigate further by using the links below.

Once you’ve explored the list of Moorish ruins and Moorish sites and selected those you wish to visit you can use our itinerary planner tool to plan your trip and then print off a free pocket guidebook. This indispensible holiday guide will help you make the most of your time exploring Moorish ruins.

Our database of Moorish historic sites is growing all the time, but we may not cover them all. Remember, if you know of other Moorish sites, remains or ruins, you can always add them to Historvius now by visiting our upload page.

The Moors sites : Site Index

  • Albufeira Municipal Archaeological Museum Albufeira Municipal Archaeological Museum
    The Albufeira Municipal Archaeological Museum exhibits a collection of artefacts relating to the history of the area.

  • Alcazar of Segovia Alcazar of Segovia
    The Alcazar of Segovia is an imposing medieval fortress turned royal palace.
    Photo by Alaskan Dude (cc)

  • Alhambra Alhambra
    The Alhambra in Granada, Spain was a fortified palace complex of the Nasrid Dynasty conquered by the Christians.

  • Bujaco Tower Bujaco Tower
    Bujaco Tower is a Moorish tower in the Cáceres Plaza Mayor.
    Photo by rayo111 (cc)

  • Casa del Rey Moro Casa del Rey Moro
    Casa del Rey Moro is home to hanging gardens and a fascinating Moorish water mine.
    Photo by Variable (cc)

  • Castelo dos Mouros Castelo dos Mouros
    Castelo dos Mouros is a picturesque ruined castle with a history dating back to the eighth century.
    Photo by Morgaine (cc)

  • Cerro da Vila Cerro da Vila
    Cerro da Vila is an Ancient Roman site housing the remains of a second or third century villa complex.
    Photo by xornalcerto (cc)

  • Faro Archaeological Museum Faro Archaeological Museum
    Faro Archaeological Museum has a collection of artefacts including prehistoric, Roman, Moorish and medieval pieces.

  • La Giralda La Giralda
    La Giralda is the famed bell tower of Seville Cathedral and which began as a 12th century minaret.
    Photo by MARIA ROSA FERRE (cc)

  • Marbella Castle Walls Marbella Castle Walls
    The Marbella Castle Walls were once part of an impressive Moorish citadel built in the tenth century.

  • Monasterio de Piedra Monasterio de Piedra
    The Monasterio de Piedra is a monastery located in Zaragoza, Spain. The building was constructed between 1195 and 1218, and is surrounded by acres of spectacular parkland.

  • Old Town of Caceres Old Town of Caceres
    The Old Town of Caceres embodies centuries of conquest and re-conquest in its winding streets.
    Photo by Martin Stone (cc)

  • Paderne Castle Paderne Castle
    Paderne Castle was a Moorish stronghold later taken by the forces of King Afonso III.

  • Sagunto Castle Sagunto Castle
    Sagunto Castle was a large Moorish citadel, the impressive remains of which overlook the modern town.

  • Silves Archaeological Museum Silves Archaeological Museum
    Silves Archaeological Museum offers an insight into the history of Silves and its surrounding area.

  • Silves Castle Silves Castle
    Silves Castle is an imposing Moorish stronghold.

  • St George’s Castle St George’s Castle
    St George’s Castle in Lisbon is a medieval castle which once served as a royal palace.

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