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Mirador Michael Hoskin viewpoint

Wednesday 19 April, 2017|

Tourist Department of the Antequera Town Hall: Viewpoint facing on the Peña de los Enamorados (Lovers’ Rock) located next to the Arco de los Gigantes (Arch of Giants). It is dedicated to the British Archaeoastronomer Michael Hoskin to whom a bust in bronze facing the Lovers’ Rock has been dedicated. It is worthy to note [...]

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, [...]

Santa Clara Convent

Monday 28 March, 2011|

Antequera Town Hall Tourism Department. Santa Clara Cultural Center. The old Santa Clara convent was founded by the Clarisas Franciscanas Sisters in 1603, although the building works for the current church did not start until 1633, following the project by the architect Fernando de Oviedo. To this period, it belongs the part of the high [...]

San Zoilo Royal Monastery

Monday 28 March, 2011|

  Antequera Town Hall Tourism Department.The Catholic Monarchs, by Royal Charter given in Granada on the 18th September 1500, awarded the license to the town to cede land to the Franciscans Observantes so they founded a monastery and an orchard. The church, late Gothic or Catholic Monarchs style, answers the design of the Franciscan temples of [...]

San Pedro Church

Monday 28 March, 2011|

  Antequera Town Hall Tourism Department. The original San Pedro church was built in 1522. Soon, the temple became too small and the building works were again started in 1574. However, due to the lack of means and to the ambitious nature of the project, the works continued for quite a long time. We do [...]

San Miguel Church

Monday 28 March, 2011|

  Antequera Town Hall Tourism Department. The current building is by the master builder Nicolás Mejias, who erected it between 1784 and 1785. In 1954, it underwent a significant number of building works. Consequently,  of the Mejias’s work, we just keep the High Chapel, its niche and the belfry. The rest of the temple is practically [...]

San Juan de Dios Church

Monday 28 March, 2011|

  Antequera Town Hall Tourism Department .When the Order of the Hospital Fathers of San Juan de Dios arrived to Antequera in the second half of the 17th century, the building works to erect this church -called after the saint's name- were started and they continued until the late of the 18th century. The façade of the [...]