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Ntra Sra de Loreto Church

Monday 28 March, 2011|

Antequera Town Hall Tourism Department.This church dedicated to Our Lady of Loreto started to be built in 1693 by order of the Jesuits, to whom it also belonged the school next to it. The building as a whole is popularly known as “Las Recoletas” (the Secluded) because, after having been abandoned by the Jesuits, the [...]

Capuchinos Church

Monday 28 March, 2011|

  Antequera Town Hall Tourism Department.  The temple was consecrated in 1658. As the Capuchin Religious Order used to do, the inside of the temple is extremely simple from the architectural point of view. It has a Latin cross floor plan, being the nave, cross arms and flat East-end covered with semicircular vaults with lunettes and [...]

De la Veracruz Chapel

Monday 28 March, 2011|

Antequera Town Hall Tourism Department. This temple offers a panoramic view of the whole town and of the Antequera lowland (La Vega) as it is located in one of the highest part of the town. It is in Renaissance style mixed with Mannerist elements and small Baroque details in the frameworks of some of the smaller [...]

Convento Trinidad

Monday 28 March, 2011|

Antequera Town Hall Tourism Department. The religious order of the Barefoot Trinitarians founded this convent in Antequera on the second of August 1637. The present temple was designed by the architect of the same order, Fray Pedro del Espíritu Santo, and it was erected between 1672 and 1683.  It follows a church model based on the [...]

Convento San José

Monday 28 March, 2011|

Antequera Town Hall Tourism Department. The Barefoot Carmelites of Santa Teresa founded a house and a convent in 1632, in Antequera. However, the present church was erected between 1707 and 1734. From the exterior, it stands out the wonderful Baroque façade, attributed to Tomás de Melgarejo. This façade follows the Carmelite design, although it surprises the [...]

San Agustín Church

Monday 28 March, 2011|

  The Saint Agustin’s old convent was built between 1550 and 1556, being the building works for the general structure directed by Diego de Vergara. In the Mannerist-style façade stands out a projecting balcony which gives certain civil air to the building. The tower, also in Mannerist-style and constructed in two different periods, rises until [...]

Convento Ntra. Sra. Remedios

Monday 28 March, 2011|

Antequera Town Hall Tourism Department . The Third Franciscans founded their first temple in Antequera in 1519, in a site on the outskirts of Antequera known as “Las Suertes”. There, the people used to go to venerate the small image of the Virgin of Los Remedios (Remedy) who, in 1546, was appointed as the Patron Saint [...]

Convento de Madre Dios de Monteagudo

Monday 28 March, 2011|

  Antequera Town Hall Tourism Department. Few monuments in Antequera have aroused such an interest among those who study art than this convent church of the Augustinians de la Madre de Dios de Monteagudo (Mother of God). The church was erected between 1747 and 1761, according to the design of the master building Cristobal García and [...]

Capilla Tribuna Virgen Socorro

Monday 28 March, 2011|

  Antequera Town Hall Tourism Department. The Plaza del Portichuelo is, without any doubt, one of the most interesting squares within the authentic town planning in Andalucia, being the Chapel-Gallery of the Virgin del Socorro (Mercy), built in 171, the most outstanding element due to its peculiarity. This is another one of the chapel-gallery that marked [...]

Capilla Tribuna Cruz Blanca

Monday 28 March, 2011|

    Antequera Town Hall Tourism Department. It was devoted to the Virgin of Socorro (Mercy) and used as a constant way of spreading the religious devotion, as well as a point of ritual stop in the Good Friday procession. This monument is located in front of the road junction formed by the Santa Clara and [...]

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