Coín

El Nacimiento (Nature area)

Dec 09, 2011 Sin Comentarios por jorge

Description: The principal characteristics of the landscape of Coín are the diversity and the contrasts of the mountains, the valley, the crops and cultivations and the water. The plentiful springs, rivers and streams, make Coín one of the most beautiful places of the Guadalhorce Valley. We suggest two possible routes in this area: “Majá de [...]

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Ethnographic Museum Las Vistillas

Dec 09, 2011 Sin Comentarios por jorge

Description: It aims to inform visitors about the history of Coín during the twentieth century. Offering answers through its contents, to the new generations wishing to learn more about their own history. This Etnographic Museum pretends to support the education system, opening the possibility through school visits to study and learn about the history of [...]

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Ethnographic Museum Coin (Under restoration)

Dec 09, 2011 Sin Comentarios por jorge

Location: Old Convent of Santa María de la Encarnación Opening hours: 10.00-13.30-17.00-20.00 (in winter) 10.00-13.30-18.00-20.00(in summer) Contact: Tel. 952 45 33 77              

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Fuente de los Mascarones

Dec 09, 2011 Sin Comentarios por jorge

Description: A fountain made of local blue marble, with three successive sessions: basin, frame and crown. The water comes from the spring of San Antonio; it used to be placed in the junction of the streets Vicario Viejo and Buenavista. The lower plaza, dedicated to the memory of the Mayor José Bermúdez de la Rubia [...]

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Patio of la Calle Cruz

Dec 09, 2011 Sin Comentarios

Descripción: Within the vernacular popular architecture developed in urban areas, worthy of note is a constructive landmark, within the Guadalhorce Valley only present in Coín. We refer to the patios or yards, which are small groups of modest living quarters built around a central patio. There used to be many within the urban framework of [...]

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San Andrés Tribune

Dec 09, 2011 Sin Comentarios

Description: This construction is a clear example of religious or sacrum architecture, however, the experts do not coincide in the sub-category of typology, some calling it a chapel for vows and others a gallery. In truth it was erected by a resident of Plazuela San Andrés, where it is situated, in the first decade of [...]

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Humilladero Tower

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Descripción: The Humilladero of Coín consists of a Mudejar style tower, built with bricks and reinforced with travertine in the base and corners. The floor plan is quadrangular, with a space in the upper part formed by four semicircular arches in each side, housing a cross. It is finished off by a pyramid ceiling of [...]

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Trinitarian Tower

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Description: With its exceptional triangular base it is one of the only three towers in existence in Andalusia with this type of architecture. The other two, being that of the church of Santa Ana in Archidona and that of the Convent Mínimas in Ecija. The convent as a whole was finished in the eighteenth century, [...]

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Old Convent of Santa María de la Encarnación

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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

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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