Culture

Old Convent of Santa María de la Encarnación

Dec 09, 2011 Sin Comentarios por jorge

Description: Previously a Muslim mosque, converted to Christian worship, it was the first parish in Coín, endowed in 1505 with three presbyteries and two sacristans, which in 1531 became five presbyteries, one priest and several sacristans. In the early eighteenth century a Franciscan beaterio was built inside and shortly after a convent was added. Nowadays, [...]

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Hermitage Nuestra Señora de la Fuensanta

Dec 09, 2011 Sin Comentarios por jorge

Description: It is believed that in the year 1487, the Virgin of Fuensanta appeared to a shepherd at the place where the Chapel dedicated to her is now situated. It is known, that it was  already in existence in 1492, the year of the distribution reform of the village. In 1520 the church had a [...]

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Church of San Juan Bautista

Dec 09, 2011 Sin Comentarios por jorge

Description: For its construction part of the plot of the Moorish castle was assigned in 1489 and other properties were added in 1492 and 1495, being completed as church in 1505.The building was finished towards the middle of the sixteenth century. It is a good example of the columnar church group, of Renaissance Andalusia, displaying [...]

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Church of San Andrés and Old Hospital de la Caridad

Dec 09, 2011 Sin Comentarios por jorge

Description: They were originally built on the Plaza de San Andrés changing in 1520 to its present location. It has an unusual L shaped floor plan, added on at a later stage, being one of four churches with this characteristic in existence in Andalusia. The cloister and the extraordinary eighteenth century three-level façade with belfry [...]

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San Pedro Apóstol Church

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Description: After the conquest of Cártama by the Catholic King and Queen, the San Pedro church was constructed in 1502 on the main square in town, over a former mosque. During the restorations in 2005, the paintings that decorated the tower were discovered. Location: Plaza de la Constitución               [...]

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Remains of Roman Bridge and Aqueduct

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Description: It was part of the old Roman road to Alhaurín el Grande and served for water canalization. Contact: 952422500 Cártama Town Hall (area of tourism)            

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Villa of San José and Manguarra

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Description: In the month of April of 1970, the person in charge of the estate of Manguarra and San José, dehesa alta (Cártama), belonging to the family Tembory de la Muela, notifies the owners about the find of some ceramic fragments discovered while ploughing the land. From that moment on, decorated bricks, Roman Imperial coins, [...]

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Chapel of Nuestra Señora De los Remedios

Dec 07, 2011 Sin Comentarios

Description: The design of the nave and the arcade, supported on two solid angular pillars, allows for dating the construction in the sixteenth century. It has an atrium, a small tower and a niche attached to the principal building. Also striking is the belfry rising on the right hand side, being of an earlier date [...]

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Humilladero Cross

Dec 07, 2011 Sin Comentarios

Descripción: This is a trace from the Roman period. One of the Corinthian columns from the II century that was found in 1752, display a cross, known as Humilladero. This column forms part of Cártama´s Coat of Arms. Location: C/ Mercado (on the road towards Málaga)              

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Cártama Castle

Dec 07, 2011 Sin Comentarios

Description: Situated considerably high up on the mountain slope in a strategic place, dominating most of the routes that link the interior of the province with the Coast and Malaga Port. It had four towers flanking each of the corners as well as two water tanks, one virtually in ruins. Location: Camino de la Ermita [...]

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