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This Municipal Centre occupies part of the rooms belonging to the former Royal Monastery of Saint Zoilo; exactly, the cloister. This Observant Franciscan Order’s convent was the first one to be erected in the town after a Royal Order given by the Catholic Monarchs, Isabel and Fernando, on the 18th September 1500 by which they [...]
The Antequera town pays tribute to two of its most illustrious sons during the 20th century: the famous poet, José Antonio Muñoz Rojas, National Poetry Award in 1998 for this work “Objetos Pérdidos” (Lost Objects) and the multitalented José María Férnandez, painter and an erudite person, responsible for the most important researches about Historical and [...]
As the entry to Nueva Street, we find this monumental arch devoted to Jesus the Penitent. The structure is finished by a vaulted niche where the painting of the worshipped image is lodged, plus six lanterns and a projecting balcony. The original construction is from 1671 although it was demolished in 1959 because the risk [...]
This little square was constructed several years after the San Zoilo Royal Monastery was founded in 1500. The floor plan was never a regular one but all the opposite: it is a huge trapezium where an angle formed by the Toril and Duranes streets goes into. Until 1861, the connection with Calzada street was much [...]
The building project is from 1878 and its design comes from the proposal of the architect, Jerónimo Cuervo González. It had a budget of 102,211 pesetas from which 80,000 pesetas were subsidized by the State. The building was thought to be used as the San Luis Gonzaga Secondary School. At the beginning, the project [...]