Alhaurín el Grande

Other Expositions

Dec 07, 2011 Sin Comentarios por jorge

Sala Gustavo Thörlichern. Location: Municipal Library Contact: 669 968 104   Geral Brenan Foundation. Location: Municipal Library Contact: 669 968 104   Exposition of the belongings of the Fraternity of la Santa Vera Cruz. Location: Plaza del Convento s/n.   Exposition of the belongings of the Fraternity of Our Father Jesus Nazarene. Location: Casa Hermandad. [...]

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Temporary Expositions

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Location: Casa de la Cultura. Calle San Sebastián s/n. Contact: Tel. 95259 55 99

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Bread Museum “Antonio García González”. El Colmenero de Alhaurín

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Descripción: The Bread Museum “Antonio García González” displays utensils and machinery, which have been used for making bread for hundreds of years. Location: C/ Cruz, 9 Contact: Tel. 952 49 08 32 / Tel.952595349 (Álvaro) More information: info@elcolmenero.com / www.elcolmenero.com            

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Roman Columns

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Description: From the square of the convent, next to the Town Hall, we can observe a panoramic view of the lower part of the municipality surrounded by citrus groves. The pillars that decorate the square proceed from the Roman site of Fuente del Sol (Roman settlement at the foothill of Sierra Gorda between II-I B.C- [...]

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Hurique Tower

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Description: This was a Moorish Nazari watch tower (twelfth century), whose main function was to alert to the proximity of the enemy and provide shelter for the population. It is square and topped with a crenellated body, added by the Christians in 1493. This tower, together with that in Ortegicar in Cañete la Real, are [...]

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Cross of the Mission

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Description: It is a simple white marble cross, relatively modern (from 1898), situated in the center of town. Its placement is owed to the arrival of the Capuchin friars from the convent of Antequera for the celebration of the parish mission. The Capuchin friars used to go from town to town preaching the so called [...]

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Fountain of el Acebuche

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Description: The fountain presents a great simplicity in lines and materials. Made in 1913 it was reconstructed in 1945. Location: By car: once you have reached Alhurín el Grande, urbanization La Chichara, take a dirt road going up the mountain (not accessible by car from July till 15th of October). There is parking after 2 [...]

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Fountain de las Dos Caras (Two Faces)

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Description: It was situated at the plaza Alta until 1970. The two faces, made of white marble, without doubt in the eighteenth century, are preserved. They are now kept in the street Convento. Location: C/ Convento s/n

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Fountain of Lucena or Doce Caños (Twelve Spouts)

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Description: We know of its existence, at least since the middle of the eighteenth century (1748), although the spring supplying it with water was already exploited since Roman times. Used as fountain and trough, the structure presents an interesting play of curved lines that gives a sensation of movement to it. The central part has [...]

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Fountain del Sol

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Description: The site of “Fuente del Sol” is to be found on the side of the mountain range of Sierra Gorda, approximately 7 km from the city center, dated in principle from the Iberian period, thanks to some ceramic discoveries. These are the most important Roman sites (a total of seven) of the municipality of [...]

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