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Characterized by dramatic peaks and enchanting architecture, Ronda is set around a deep canyon.

Ibn Battuta, on leaving Gibraltar, visited the town of Ronda in Spain. The city is segregated into two parts by a deep gorge and connected by a beautiful arched bridge called Puente Nuevo.

Visitors get attracted to the beautiful scenes of the valley and the white washed town makes you want to explore each nook and cranny. The unwinding atmosphere of the town helps visitors to relax and enjoy a serene time. The Plaza de Toros is the oldest bull fighting rings in Spain and visitors can pay a visit to the museum inside the building.

Visitors will enjoy exploring the La Alameda, which is a lovely park with lots of trees and lots of walking trails, or the La Ciudad, which is the old district of the city and has several winding streets. The old Arab baths reflect a small peek into the Islamic history of Spain while the Mondragon Palace is a wonderful piece of architecture.

The La Casa del Rey Moro or the Moorish King's House is the entrance to the Water Mine and Hanging Gardens. The Water Mine is an interconnecting chamber and stairways, and was the only source of water during olden times; the structure has been built in Moorish style. The Palacio del Marqués de Salvatierra is another beautiful Renaissance mansion worth visiting.

The Medieval Wall is a must visit in Ronda; it is dotted with several Islamic arches and was used as a defense against enemies. Visitors should definitely walk to the bottom of the gorge from where they can take great photographs.

The Calle la Bola or Calle Espinel is the main shopping area in the city and visitors will enjoy walking along this colorful road. Throughout the city there are several restaurants and cafes where visitors can relax and enjoy a filling meal. Halal food might be a bit difficult to find in Ronda; travelers can enquire with the locals or the local Halal certifying body about Halal food or restaurants.

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Spain Info

ADMINISTRATIVE / COMMERCIAL CAPITAL: Madrid

GEOGRAPHY

Spain is situated in southwestern Europe and covers a total area is 504,782 km2. The Teide in the Canary Islands is the highest mountain of Spain and the third largest volcano in the world from its base.

DEMOGRAPHY

A population of close to 46 Million. Muslims account for about 3% of the population.

CLIMATE

The climate in Spain varies by location. Summers are dry and warm in the peninsulas. In the northern part of the country, is an oceanic climate and the dry season extends beyond summer in the southeastern part of the country.

LANGUAGES SPOKEN

Spanish is the the official language. Basque, Catalan, Galician and Occitan are widely used as well.

LOCAL TIME

GMT +1
Summer: GMT +2

BUSINESS HOURS

Government: 9 AM to 2 PM
General: 9 AM to 5 PM


HOLIDAYS

National Day: October 12th
May Day: May 1st
Constitution Day: December 6th
Christmas: December 25th

Muslim Festivals (Based on the lunar calandar):
Id-ul-Fitr
Id-ul-Adha

CURRENCY

Euro

 

IMPORTANT PHONE NUMBERS

Police/Medical/ Fire: 112

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