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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 was [...]
Área de Turismo Excmo. Ayto. de Antequera Mirador orientado a la Peña de los Enamorados ubicado junto al Arco de los Gigantes y dedicado al arqueoastrónomo británico Michael Hoskin. Cabe recordar que Hoskin, al que se le ha dedicado un busto en bronce que mira hacia la Peña, es el responsable de las investigaciones que [...]
Admission prices Mirador: Users car: The entrance tiquet allows them free entry to all occupants of the vehicle. No vehicle users: Only groups of 5 people or more. Cost 2 € per person without time limit. Mirador hours: Monday to Sunday from 08.00 to 23.00 hours.
Antequera is proud to be the center of Andalusia. The landmark in the Plaza de San Sebastián refers to this fact: during thousands of years different civilizations have passed through the old city. The column of red Torcal marble has an inscription about Antequera's central location throughout history, as demonstrated by the 'Via Domiciana Augusta', [...]
Vicente Moreno Baptista. (Antequera (Málaga) 7 January 1773- Granada, 10 August 1810). On the 12 June 1792, he joined the army as distinguished soldier in the Fix Regiment of Málaga, being posted to the War of Rosellon. On the 30 September 1795, he was promoted to Cadet of his regiment and on the 1 April 1799 [...]
This is a monument erected in front of the walls of the Torre del Asalto (Assault Tower) located at the Plaza del Carmen, in Antequera. The sculpture was inaugurated on the 24th September 2010, when the VI Century of the Antequera Incorporation to the Castilian Crown was commemorated. On that date, but six centuries ago, [...]