Culture

Palace of los Corbos

Dec 09, 2011 Sin Comentarios por jorge

Description: The present location of the Palace of the Counts of Corbos respond to the project of Lorenzo de Padilla y Eslava, archdeacon of Ronda and founder of the village, during the sixteenth century. For this, he asked in the first place for a building license for the church in 1554. After constructing the temple, [...]

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Fountain “de Arriba” or “del Nogal”

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Description: The water flows from two thick bronze pipes set in the stone front made of autochthonous limestone, cut by local stonemasons, the same as the pillar. The remaining water runs to a drain that goes under the plaza until reaching the convent, where it used to move an olive oil mil first and then [...]

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La Peana

Dec 09, 2011 Sin Comentarios por jorge

Description: Considered a symbol to the locals who are very proud of conserving this archeological relic which they have saved from the passing of time and recovered for the town, from the Arch of the Giants in Antequera, where it was transported to in 1585, by the Corregidor (magistrate) of Antequera, Juan Porcel de Peralto. [...]

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House of Madre Petra

Dec 09, 2011 Sin Comentarios por jorge

Description: Great architectonical and religious value is given to the Convent of Madre Petra. Today the most modern part has been converted into the Residence for the elderly Madre Petra, perfectly adapted to the necessities of the elderly. The building as a whole is erected over the house of Madre Petra – Ana José Pérez Florido [...]

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Chapel of Cristo de la Sierra

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Description: The chapel of Cristo de la Sierra (Christ of the Mountains) is high up on the mountain in the Sierra de Abdalajís. The construction was completed in 1954, coinciding with the creation of the Cofradía (Brotherhood) de la Romería, to shelter the image of the Santisimo Cristo de la Sierra. The simple structure has [...]

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San Lorenzo Church

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Description: The current location of the San Lorenzo Church is far from casual, it responds to the to the  town planning made by Lorenzo de Padilla y Eslava, during the sixteenth century, aware of the transformation it would mean to this area. Until then, in this place there was only an old house with an [...]

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The Washing Place Los Lavadero (Fuente de la Reina)

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Description: The washing place is supplied with the same water as the nearby Fuente de la Reina. The water rises within a rectangular pool bordered by four scrubbing stones on each side. Visitors can approach stealthily and appreciate large barbs coming from under the rock where the water enters the pool. It is the oldest [...]

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San Pedro Apostle Church

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Description: The construction of the old church of Lugar de la Piçarra, was ordered in the late fifteenth century, by Diego Romero, founder of the town, to attend to the necessities of servants and tenant farmers. It is of Mudejar style, with one single nave and considered of important artistic value. Location: Puerta de la [...]

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Convent of Las Hermanas de la Cruz

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Description: This beautiful house of the Sisters of the Cross was founded by Pedro de Soto Domecq, Count of Puerto Hermoso, when he entered as monk in the Cartuja de Miraflores. Location: C/ Alta. Old town Pizarra. Contact: Tel. 952483237 (Pizarra Museum)              

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Municipal Museum

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Description: Typical Andalusian construction of the nineteenth century, divided into two halls: the Gino Hollander Hall (exposing a valuable collection of historical heritage with items dating back 800.000 years) and the Agustín Clavijo Hall (interesting assortment of farm tools and furniture starting from the fifteenth century: chests, bureaus, armchairs, church items, as well as a [...]

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