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Niebla Travel guide
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Situated 29km from Huelva, Niebla stands beside the River Tinto, straddled by a large Roman bridge. The origins of this old town date back to the 8C BC. Its surrounding walls were built by the Almohads, a Muslim dynasty, and are among the best preserved in Spain. It is well worth strolling through the historic centre to admire the town’s churches and castles.
Tourist attractions Niebla : Things to see and do
Niebla's ramparts dating from the time of the Almohads (a Berber dynasty reigning over Andalucía in the 12C) were built with clay from the banks of the Río Tinto. This explains their reddish colour, which is particularly lovely when lit by the rays o..
The church was built on the ruins of a mosque, keeping a few of the features (such as the orange-tree patio), which mix in with the dominant Gothic style.
Amazingly, the church is cut in half by a street. Furthermore, the buildings it occupies contained both a mosque and a synagogue before the Reconquest.