Flour Mill at Molinete Archaeological Park in Cartagena, Spain

For nearly five hundred years beginning in the Middle Ages, numerous windmills were built at the summit of Molinete Hill. They powered millstones for grinding grain into flour. Their huge sails rotated as needed to catch the changing wind direction. Their presence created the current name for the hill: Cerro del Molinete meaning Mill Hill. This stone mill was built in the 18th century. It is one of the two left standing.

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Cerro Del Molinete, Calle Pólvora, 30203 Cartagena, Murcia, Spain

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