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Plaza San Sebastián

Monday 21 March, 2011|

Antequera Town Hall Tourism Department. The Saint Sebastian Square was created in 1508 as a result of a royal warrant by Doña Juana La Loca (the crazy Lady Juana). Currently, it is one of the most beautiful urban complexes in the town. There, we can find buildings as interesting as the Arco del Nazareno (Arch of [...]

Plaza Santa María

Monday 21 March, 2011|

Antequera Town Hall Tourism Department. This is the name given to the space in front of the Collegiate with the same name. The access is through the stairs located at the Colegio street, or through the Arco de los Gigantes (Arch of the Giants) and the so-called Plaza de los Escribanos (Square of the Scribes). The [...]

Plaza de las Descalzas

Monday 21 March, 2011|

  Antequera Town Hall Tourism Department. In this cozy Plaza de las Descalzas (Square of the Discalced),  with the big magnolia-trees, we find the convent of the same name: Convent of San José de Carmelitas Descalzas (Saint Jose of Discalced Carmelites) . At the first sight, we see the very beautiful front of the church, in [...]

Plaza de Santiago

Monday 21 March, 2011|

  Antequera Town Hall Tourism Department. The typical complex of the Plazuela de Santiago (Santiago’s small square) is a successful of the architecture and the Baroque town planning in Andalucia in the 18th century. As the most important elements it stands out the Santiago church and the Santa Eufemia church. It is quite curious the contrast [...]

Peña de los Enamorados

Saturday 19 March, 2011|

If you wish, you can view this point through Google Earth. Antequera Town Hall Tourism Department. In the beautiful landscape of the La Vega (fertile lowland) in Antequera, halfway between our town and the neighboring village of Archidona, it rises the Peña de los Enamorados (Lovers’ Rock). It has received this name because the singular profile [...]

Málaga Gate

Saturday 19 March, 2011|

Antequera Town Hall Tourism Department. The Puerta de Málaga ( Malaga Door) is of the kind L-shaped passageway. The front has got a large horseshoe brick arch, with a sunken Moorish panel that creates a niche divided into spaces, typical of Nazari architecture. The tower’s inner design was very much changed when it became a hermitage. [...]

Niña de Antequera viewpoint

Saturday 19 March, 2011|

  Antequera Town Hall Tourism Department. It was constructed in the early of this century. It is located near to the Puerta de Málaga (Málaga Door) and also very close to the San Juan Church, where it is the image of the El Señor de la Salud y las Aguas (Lord of the Health and Waters), [...]

De la Estrella wicket

Saturday 19 March, 2011|

Antequera Town Hall Tourism Department. Next to Plaza Del Carmen (El Carmen square), we still can see the significant Torreón Del Asalto (Assault Tower) and the wall tower called of the Estrella (Star) which are the remains of the old Muslim wall which surrounded the villa. The Barbican tower of the Estrella is attached to the [...]

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