The town of Marbella is home to a number of monuments reminiscent of events of great significance to the people of Marbella.
The town of Marbella is home to a number of monuments reminiscent of events of great significance to the people of Marbella. To them, the monuments are also an appreciation of talent amongst the artistic members of the society.
Old Town of Marbella
An excursion to view some of Marbella’s monuments begins in the Old Town of Marbella. Here you will come across the Casco Antiguo. The monumental town of Casco Antiguo dates back to the sixteenth century. Not much has changed in the town. The town is conservative of the historic past of Marbella. Owing to this fact, the town has become a melting pot for both local and foreign sightseers.
The Old Fortress of Marbella
The ruins of the castle of Marbella are within the reach of the historic hub of the town of Marbella at the Orange Square. The castle was utilised during the reign of the Moors, through which Marbella acted the role of the administrative centre of the Moorish Kingdom. It was also a highly guarded residence for the royalties.
The ancient hamlet of Rio Verde
The village was the residence of the ancient civilisations of the Romans. The ruins of the village were first discovered during the eighteenth century. Later on in the year 1960, Carlos Posac and Fernando Alcala Marin, both of whom were renowned archaeologists uncovered untouched artefacts belonging to the castle.
This is a popular church next to Orange quarter located at the core of Marbella’s old town.