Pizarra

San Pedro Apostle Church

Dec 09, 2011 Sin Comentarios por jorge

Description: The construction of the old church of Lugar de la Piçarra, was ordered in the late fifteenth century, by Diego Romero, founder of the town, to attend to the necessities of servants and tenant farmers. It is of Mudejar style, with one single nave and considered of important artistic value. Location: Puerta de la [...]

Culture, Pizarra, Sin categoría, What to visit Leer más

Convent of Las Hermanas de la Cruz

Dec 09, 2011 Sin Comentarios por jorge

Description: This beautiful house of the Sisters of the Cross was founded by Pedro de Soto Domecq, Count of Puerto Hermoso, when he entered as monk in the Cartuja de Miraflores. Location: C/ Alta. Old town Pizarra. Contact: Tel. 952483237 (Pizarra Museum)              

Culture, Pizarra, Sin categoría, What to visit Leer más

Municipal Museum

Dec 09, 2011 Sin Comentarios por jorge

Description: Typical Andalusian construction of the nineteenth century, divided into two halls: the Gino Hollander Hall (exposing a valuable collection of historical heritage with items dating back 800.000 years) and the Agustín Clavijo Hall (interesting assortment of farm tools and furniture starting from the fifteenth century: chests, bureaus, armchairs, church items, as well as a [...]

Culture, Pizarra, Sin categoría, What to visit Leer más

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 [...]

Culture, Pizarra, Sin categoría, What to visit Leer más

Monument Sagrado Corazón de Jesús: “El Santo”

Dec 09, 2011 Sin Comentarios

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)           [...]

Leer más