What to visit

Nuestra Señora de la Fuensanta Chapel

Dec 09, 2011 Sin Comentarios por jorge

Description: Built in the sixteenth century over an old Mozarabic church it is hewed out of rock. The only nave was restored in the early eighteenth century, whilst the current façade, of neo-Gothic style, dates back to the first decade of the twentieth century. Location: Mountain side of Sierra de Gibralmora. Some 20 minutes on [...]

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Monument Sagrado Corazón de Jesús: “El Santo”

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Description: The current statue of Sagrado Corazón de Jesús was placed in 1995, in one of the highest points of the mountain range Sierra de Gibralmora. The new image is a work by the sculptor Miguel Fuente del Olmo of Jaén. Location: Hilltop ofSierra Gibralmora. Contact: Tel. 952483237 (Pizarra Museum)           [...]

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El Nacimiento (Nature area)

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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

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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)

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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

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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

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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

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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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