Turismo religioso

Tunic
Damask cream-coloured tunics, damask capes and blue masks and sashes and black shoes.

Candles
White

Santa María de la Alhambra

Hermandad Sacramental de la Santísima Trinidad y Nombre de Jesús y Real e Ilustre Cofradía de Penitencia de Nuestra Señora de las Angustias Coronada de Santa María de la Alhambra.

Starting time

Start: 6pm; Start of the official route: 8.30pm; Cathedral doors: 9.10pm; End of official route: 11.50pm.

Itinerario

Real de la Alhambra, Puerta del Vino, Puerta de la Justicia, Paseo Central de coches, Puerta de las Granadas, Cuesta de Gomerez, Plaza Nueva, Reyes Católicos, Colcha,  Pavaneras, Plaza de San Juan de la Cruz, San Matías, Plaza de Mariana Pineda, Ángel Ganivet (Tribuna Oficial), Puerta Real, Mesones, Marqués de Gerona, Plaza de las Pasiegas, Santa Iglesia Catedral, Cárcel Baja, Gran Vía de Colón, Plaza de Isabel la Católica, Reyes Católicos, Plaza Nueva, Cuesta de Gomerez, Puerta de las Granadas, Paseo Central de coches, Puerta de la Justicia, Puerta del Vino, Real de la Alhambra.

Start:
Iglesia de Santa María de la Alhambra (one float).

Where to see it:
On its way past the Puerta de la Justicia in the Alhambra, in the forest around it, and at the Puerta de las Granadas (Cuesta de Gomérez).

Float:
Polychrome wooden figure made in 1750. It represents the Descent from the Cross, with the Virgin, holding her dead son in her lap. She holds in one hand the head of Jesus and His hand in the other one. She slightly raises her eyes to the right, to the face of her son and has three tears on her cheeks.

Artist:
Torcuato Ruiz del Peral

Penitents: 240

Assistant dressers: 210

Interesting details:
This is probably the most unique float in Holy Week in Granada. Inspired by the Patio de los Leones in the Alhambra –reproduced to scale 1:12– and has four lights on the corners. Sculpted in silver, it has different Nasrid ornamental motifs, and depicts some chapels with silver decoration in relief. It was made in 1931 by Indalecio Ventura.



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