What to see in Mojacar: Places to go in Mojacar
Mojacar has been inhabited by many and varied peoples from the Bronze Age around 2000 B.C. From the ’60s it became a touristic centre of excellence for musicians, painters and artists in general, which had much to do with the tourist development of the people in the decades since. Mojacar has retained the flavour of Arabian city in the landscape over the years and currently represents one of the bohemians and the most charming places on the Almeria coast.
Located on the hillside, with fantastic views of the coast of Almeria, the white village of Mojacar was recognized in 2013 as one of the prettiest villages in Spain, an award that has facilitated its tourism development and attracts visitors both national and foreigners to visit its narrow streets all year round. Moreover, Mojacar also known during the summer for its beaches, bars and nightclubs for those seeking nightlife. According to an urban legend, Walt Disney would not have been born in Chicago, but in Mojacar. The illegitimate son of a doctor and a washerwoman, the supposed mother would have emigrated to the United States, where she brought up her son.
The symbol of the city, the Indalo, was taken from one of the figures of the Cave of the signs of Velez-Blanco, and has also become the symbol of all Almeria.