Alhaurín el Grande

Reservoirs del Huerto

Dec 07, 2011 Sin Comentarios por jorge

Description: The water flow of the Lucena Fountain was transported through the Roman aqueduct “Lauro Nova” to these reservoirs, which are still in use in the orchards situated to the left of the fountain. Access is through a whitewashed stone gateway. Location: C/Nueva s/n

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House of Manuel Rodríguez de Berlanga

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Description: Important sample of the domestic architecture of modern age, it used to be the residence Manuel Rodríguez de Berlanga, but with time it became the actual convent of the Daughters of Charity of St. Vincent de Paul. The building could date from 1790, a date that appears on one of the wrought iron bars [...]

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Convent Crypt

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Description: It was discoverd in December of 2001 in one of the laterals of the patio of Alhaurín el Grande´s Town Hall. It is realized as masonry vault with a capacity of 16 niches, to which access was through a well and a narrow passage. Location: in the Town Hall, en plaza Convento, s/n Opening [...]

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Convent Caves

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Description: Located under the north façade of the Town Hall, it is composed of five bodies in form of barrel vault. Its utilitarian character has led to be interpreted by experts as the basement of a castle, a deposit, stables or a grain storage of the Franciscan convent which was here before. This last hypothesis [...]

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Fahala Fortress

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Description: To the southeast of the town, we find the remains of the Fahala fortress (medieval-Arabic), also called the Towers, between its namesake river and the creek Sanguino. Situated on a plain of 230 meters of altitude with an extension close to 20000 m2, even today one can appreciate the remains of city walls, ceramics, [...]

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La Paca Mill

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Description: With over 120 years of activity, visitors can learn about the process of preparing olive oil, from the traditional method of extraction to the modern techniques, and enjoy a sampling of oil or buy regional products. Location: Ctra. Alhaurín de la Torre, Km 7.4 Contact: tel. 952 373 044 More information: www.molinodelapaca.com     [...]

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Moorish Mill Los Corchos

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Description: The Moorish Cork Mill is situated between the Fahala River and the Sanguino creek, on the hill plateau where the site of the deserted castle of the Towers of Fahala is to be found. The curious name of “Cork” is due to it being used for grounding the raw material in which the grapes [...]

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Gate of San Rafael

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Description: Dating back to 1756, this gate gave way to a property tied to the chantry founded by Francisco Manuel Villareal, in honor of this Saint. Done in brick and sandstone it also features an interesting wrought iron fence. Location: C/San Rafael s/n                  

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Cobertizo Arch

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Description: The Arch of Cobertizo is the only trace left of the Castle of Alhaurín, which must have been situated next to the Mosque, which probably was situated where the Church of Our Lady of Incarnation is at present. Location: C/Iglesia s/n              

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Chapel of the Cristo de la Agonía

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Description: This small building was built at the expense of the farmer Alhaurín or Francisco Vicente de Burgos. It presents an interesting Baroque façade with a play of bends and curves giving it a certain movement. An inscription preserved on the front of the building serves to date its construction in 1783. In the interior [...]

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