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Address: Plaza Mondragon, s/n, 29400 Ronda, Spain
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This was part of our walking tour and proved to be a good stop. The upper floors had the exhibits and you have to be nosy to find them!

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was part of our walking tour and proved to be a good stop. The upper floors had the exhibits and you have to be nosy to find them!

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Ronda, Spain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

You can get a quick review through the history of the plece, from prehistory to modern times, passing through arabic and roman periods.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

Great museum explaing the history and the types of lifestyles for peoples at differing ages of history .

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

Despite alterations, the tiny palace of Mondragón retains many of its original Moorish features and is more authenthic than the misnamed "Casa del Moro", also in Ronda. Once the private home of the Moorish king Abomelic, the palace suffered after the ‘Reconquista’ in the 15th century when it was adapted to house the Reyes Católicos – Ferdinand and Isabella. Perhaps... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

As a teacher, I can see how this museum would be a useful teaching aid for teaching young children about their local history. With the aid of plastic caves etc, it takes you from the earliest settlements chronologically. There are some artefacts, too. Of more interest to us was the house itself with its perched position jutting out into the... More 

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Wangaratta, Victoria, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

Magnificent building with lovely external garden that gives outstanding views of the valley and peaks west of Ronda. Museum itself is focussed on the ancient history of the region prior to the Moorish rule, the displays, which include English versions, are quite wordy and the sheer amount of text ultimately wears you down I found. Not a museum for young... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

A very good museum exploring the history of mankind from prehistoric time into the 16th century housed in one of the old mansions with both Spanish and Moorish influences

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Unfortunately no information about the city itself. Neither about the history nor about the trading. Nice general information about the development of human mankind. For a free exhibition ok but for 5€/p - I would have expected a little bit more than that

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Cork, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

This place undersells itself as the grounds and views are stunning it is an oasis of calm. The coolness of the gardens and gentle tunes of the fountains make it a place to stand and enjoy the views It was never crowded and the building itself which houses the museum is an architectural gem of the medieval muslim period with... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

The Palacio de Mondragon was a former Moorish palace, and evidence of this remains today in the horseshoe arches and stunning gardens. The view of the rolling Andalusian countryside from the gardens is stunning.

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