This city, known for its monuments has been the place where different cultures have settled throughout its history: Tartessos, Phoenicians, Romans, Arabs and Christians have left part of their culture in different monuments that are worth discovering.
Some of the monuments that you can visit while strolling through Carmona are the Amphitheatre and the Roman necropolis located on the outskirts of the city with tombs carved into the rock.
The old town of Carmona shows a typical narrow and meandering Arabic layout which will transport you to a distant past.
A walk through the streets of Carmona shows Moorish-style houses built during the XV and XVI and some religious buildings like the church of Santa Maria la Mayor, which was built on the ancient Arab mosque in the fifteenth century in an attempt to remove all Muslim traces after the conquest and to impose the new dominant religion.
In Carmona you can perform a variety of activities: hiking, horseback riding, playing golf or visiting the zoo. We further recommend enjoying its gastronomy in one of the restaurants.
Given its proximity to Seville which is only 30 kilometres away, if you go in your own car you may want to visit the capital; if you have no car and are going to visit Seville from Malaga, you might want to rent a car with Malagacar.com.
Avenida Jorge Bonsor, 9
Calle San Ildefonso 1
Built by the Arabs, using an ancient fortification that could well be Carthaginian and which later was reinforced by the Romans. These walls which are in excellent condition are known as Puerta de Sevilla, one of the gates that led into the old town of Carmona.