The Baños del Almirante (Admiral's Baths), also called Abd-al-Malik, are just a short distance form the Plaza del Temple. This Arab bath house was built in the 13th century, shortly before the triumphal entrance and conquest by (Catholic) Jaime I. It is the only one remaining in the city of the original 10 at that time. In 1963, the decorative touches added in the 19th century were removed to restore its original appearance. The doorway is interesting, in a typical Arabic style, with a horseshoe-shaped entry leading to a narrow passageway decorated in colorful tiles, some dating from the Arab times. The baths were renovated in 1986 and are now open to the public. Guided tours begin every half hour, during which the front door remains closed.
- Open Hours: Tuesday to Saturday from 10:00 AM to 02:00 PM, Tuesday to Saturday from 06:00 PM to 08:00 PM, Sunday from 10:00 AM to 02:00 PM
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