"MELILLA,SPAIN, AFRICA" Melilla by jlvillalba

Melilla Travel Guide: 62 reviews and 128 photos

The city where all the travelers should discover!

Melilla, 4 cultures, and this is the place where everybody wants to feel but nobody knows where it is, part of the population is christian, part muslim, and some hindi and hebrew, also gipsies, chinese, pakistanian and black african living there.
Surprise means the most cosmopolitan city.
Part of my family was living there and my great grandfather has a street dedicated to hismemory and heritage.

A preserved fortress

Like Malta or Minorca, Melilla has a big bastion to protect all the attacks from the north african tribus.
Melilla was a Territory of the Hispaniarum provintia during the roman empire, and is the only part which still belong to Spain, as other region of Spain

Map of Melilla

A 50,000 inhabitants city, where you can almost go walking everywhere, in 12 square kilometer, In the border line, the places are isolated

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:The last original city of the Mediterranean sea
  • Cons:Spain, with african problems
  • Last visit to Melilla: Sep 2003
  • Intro Updated Oct 3, 2003
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  • Hildeal's Profile Photo
    Jun 12, 2011 at 7:34 AM

    interesting page about Melilla. Do the kids of Mellilla have their own spanish school?

  • Redang's Profile Photo
    May 7, 2006 at 9:27 AM

    Muy buena la primera foto

  • euzkadi's Profile Photo
    Jul 11, 2005 at 12:52 AM

    Oye...Muy buena página, nadie piensa en ir a Melilla actualmente, bueno yo lo he hecho porque mi padre hizo la mili allí, hace mil años, pero me parece una posibilidad para visitarla en septiembre, gracias por fomentarme el interés....

  • maryamy's Profile Photo
    Oct 4, 2003 at 5:37 PM

    Fantastic page. I should go there one day.

  • Skylink's Profile Photo
    Sep 26, 2003 at 3:22 PM

    You have created an excellent Melilla page. It is a pity that so many people forget about Melilla when choosing a holiday destination. If only they saw your page! I have been to Melilla!

  • matcrazy1's Profile Photo
    Sep 12, 2003 at 10:12 AM

    Wonderful apge! Amazing pictures and great writings! Congratulations and thanks for sharing!

  • Ilya_Andriy's Profile Photo
    Sep 12, 2003 at 6:21 AM

    Wow man!!! You are great!!! You have built a wonderful page in...how may time?...Marvellous!! (I haven't ever been in Nador)

  • Carmela71's Profile Photo
    Sep 12, 2003 at 4:09 AM

    Que pasada de playas, me recuerdan las de almeria, ummm el otro dia vi una oferta, quien sabe a lo mejor nos animamos jejeje, Sorry Stace, I knew already about free tax, so maybe a next visit lol

  • Beach_dog's Profile Photo
    Sep 12, 2003 at 2:03 AM

    The Legion are impressive when they march, I saw them at Easter in Marbella. Great pages Jose, you have me interested to visit, but dont tell Carmen about the tax free shopping ;0)

  • manuelEB's Profile Photo
    Sep 12, 2003 at 1:40 AM

    General Villalba Riquelme? Salud!

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