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Mirador de Antequera Parking Centro viewpoint

Thursday 16 July, 2015|

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. There are available new descriptive posters of our monuments [...]

Antequera, Centre of Andalucía: Kilometre zero

Friday 18 January, 2013|

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', [...]

Capitán Moreno statue

Thursday 17 January, 2013|

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 [...]

Homenaje a los antiqiries sculpture

Monday 11 July, 2011|

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, [...]

Triunfo Inmaculada Memorial Column

Monday 28 March, 2011|

  Antequera Town Hall Tourism Department. On the 4th of October 1697, the community of the Capuchin Order contracted the sculptor, Antonio del Castillo, to make the plinth for the Immaculate Memorial Column (triunfo), so it was placed on the leveled area existing in front of their convent. The artist only had to make the plinth [...]

Puerta Estepa Gate

Monday 28 March, 2011|

Antequera Town Hall Tourism Department. Beside the bricks, the materials used to erect the Estepa Door are the red limestone from El Torcal in the pedestals of the three large pillars, and the cream-colored limestone from the same natural landscape in the heraldic emblem. Another significant element of the monument is the terracotta image of the [...]

Almenillas viewpoint

Monday 28 March, 2011|

Antequera Town Hall Tourism Department. This site, at the back of the Arco de los Gigantes (Giants Arch), offers one of the most impressive views of the town. From there,  we can see the many churches, towers, belfries, bell towers and palaces which have been erected during four hundred centuries. In addition, we can enjoy one [...]

Gardens of the town

Monday 28 March, 2011|

  Antequera Town Hall Tourism Department. There are several green spaces in the town, although may be one of the most important is that surrounding the Bullring, with several well-distinguished areas. On the one hand, it is the so-call “Paseo Real” (Royal Promenade) with a cozy bandstand used by the Municipal Band to perform outdoors concerts. [...]

Granada Gate

Wednesday 23 March, 2011|

  Antequera Town Hall Tourism Department. The construction of the Arch was carried out in 1748. The building works were directed by the builder master Martin de Bogas. The present aspect of the Arch is not the same that the original one, as it has undergone several changes. Except for the main section, the attic was [...]

Coso Viejo square

Monday 21 March, 2011|

Antequera Town Hall Tourism Department. The present Plaza Coso Viejo (Old Arena Square) was previously known as the Vegetable Square, as the open market was placed in there. The square has recently been restored and now there is, just in the middle, a horse sculpture depicting the Infante Don Fernando; at the end, there is a [...]