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Built by the Moorish kings of Ronda, the Mondrágon Palace and its fantastic courtyards are open to the public. The Palace is home to Ronda’s Municipal Museum.
From the first onslaught of the Muslim invasion of Iberia, through the Omar ibn Hafsun’s rebellion, until the fall of the first Taifa of Ronda.
Ronda in Roman times, from the Punic wars till the fall of Rome and ascent of the Visigoths, with an interruption by the Byzantines.
Ronda is considered one of Spain’s longest continuously occupied cities, from neolithic peoples, to the Greeks, Romans, Visigoths, Moors, and their descendents.
With the name ‘Puente Nuevo’, or new bridge in English, many people assume Ronda’s famous icon is a recent construction. In fact the bridge was first proposed in 1542, though not completed until 1793.