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La Cizaña Roman ruins to become part of new development project

Councillors inspect the ruins of La Cizaña in Torremolinos.
Councillors inspect the ruins of La Cizaña in Torremolinos. / SUR
  • The area around the site in Torremolinos is about to be redeveloped with the construction of more than 200 homes

Torremolinos town hall has announced plans for the protection and recovery of the ruins of La Cizaña, a Roman settlement situated close to Los Álamos beach.

The area around the site is about to be redeveloped with the construction of more than 200 homes, and archaeologists and real estate promotors are working to ensure the correct integration of the ruins and the new development. The ruins, thought to be more than two thousand years old, were uncovered during the 1960s.

The project, which is part of the town's new PGOU, is waiting for the Junta de Andalucía to determine the level of conservation to be applied to the ruins.

"The preservation of our heritage goes hand in hand with progress and growth," councillor for Urban Planning Maribel Tocón said.