Almogía

Hortezuela Fountain

Dec 07, 2011 Sin Comentarios por jorge

Description: Built in the nineteenth century it presents three sections with top curves. The outstanding mosaic centerpiece represents the medieval city and the fountain is surrounded by gardens and trees. It is one of the preferred places of the locals due to the symbology and the cult to the water in this area. Location : [...]

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Chapel of the Three Crosses

Dec 07, 2011 Sin Comentarios por jorge

Description: Dating from the eighteenth century. A small hermitage situated within the boundaries of Almogia, Cártama and Álora, also close to Pizarra, this is where the processions of the four villages meet during the “Cruces de Mayo”. Each of the villages has their own small altar inside. Location: Almogia road towards Villanueva de la Concepción [...]

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Almogía Castle “Tower of la Vela”

Dec 07, 2011 Sin Comentarios por jorge

Description: The Remains of the Arabic castle, which served as border fortress from 1410 till 1487. Once occupied by the Christians, it was used for controlling the Moors in the area. The Tower de la Vela is the only one that is left of the seven that made up the castle. Location: Calle Castillo.   [...]

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Washing Place La Noria

Dec 07, 2011 Sin Comentarios por jorge

Description: Dating from the nineteenth century this washing place was in use until 1990. It consists of thirty clay washtubs each with its scrubbing stones grouped around a large basin. The water came from the water wheel to the clay bowls and after washing the clothes, the water drained into the basin. Location: Avda. Juan [...]

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Church of Our Lady of the Assumption

Dec 07, 2011 Sin Comentarios

Description: Built on top of the old Mosque in the year 1552. Reconstructed in 1891, after suffering severe damage, consequence of an earthquake in the late nineteenth century. the Basilical nave, is separated by three round arches. The tower is square with double arches in the carcass of the bell. The ceiling is of Mudejar [...]

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Chapel of the Santo Cristo

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Description: It is a “posa”, a small square enclosure presenting a crucifixion scene inside, which seems to take advantage of another construction from the beginning of the seventeenth century. It used to form part of one of the XIV Stations of the Cross in the village and it counts on deep devotion. It is integrated [...]

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Chapel of the Sacred Heart of Jesus

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Description: Situated in the upper town, it dates from the eighteenth century, although there was an earlier construction in the year 1512. Attached to the former convent of the Sacred Heart, it has a small choir and bell. It is dedicated to the worship of the patron saints of the village, San Roque and San [...]

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