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Iglesia de Nuestra Señora de la Anunciación

Gor

This church was built in 1558 by Diego de Jaén and Juan de Vandelvira on the site of the town’s former mosque. The restoration projects that this building has undergone throughout its history have interfered with its original Mudejar features. [...]

Iglesia de Nuestra Señora de la Anunciación

Beas de Guadix

The construction of this church began in 1543 under the supervision of Nuño Cañizares probably on the site of the former mosque. It is a Mudejar style church with remains of an interesting coffered ceiling that can still be seen [...]

Iglesia de Nuestra Señora de la Anunciación

Diezma

This church was built in 1545 and was dedicated to Our Lady of the Annunciation and later to Santo Cristo de la Fe as well after it was renovated in the 18th century. It is rectangular in shape and has [...]

Iglesia de Nuestra Señora de la Encarnación

Colomera

This church was built on the site of a former mosque in the 16th century and was declared a Monument of National Interest in 1980. This church combines Gothic, Renaissance and Mudejar architectural elements. It is split into three sections [...]

Iglesia de Nuestra Señora de la Expectación

Órgiva

The building of this church began in 1580. It is built in classical Renaissance style, with barrelled vaulted ceilings and rounded arches. It has two soaring twin octagonal towers covered in slate, which create the famous picture of Órgiva. It [...]

Iglesia de Nuestra Señora de los Remedios

Pulianas

This church is dedicated to the Holy Virgin. Nuestra Señora de los Remedios is the patron saint of the small village of Pulianillas and is actively worshipped by local inhabitants.

Iglesia de Nuestra Señora del Carmen

Benalúa

Very near the site of this present-day church built between the 18th and the mid-19th centuries, there was a small chapel that depended on the parish of Fonelas. In 1832 the Hermandad de Ánimas y del Santísimo Sacramento brotherhood built [...]

Iglesia de Nuestra Señora del Rosario

Albuñol

This chruch was built in 1616 by the priest Pedro Mercado. Later it was rebuilt in 1803 by the architect Juan de Mata Velasco. It is built in the shape of a Latin cross,has three naves, 12 altars, two towers [...]

Iglesia de Nuestra Señora del Rosario

Rubite

The church was built in the 17th century. Inside there is a statue of the Virgin del Rosario, patron saint of Rubite, dating back to the 16th century, still wearing its original 16th century clothes.

Iglesia de Nuestra Señora del Rosario

Bubión

This 16th century Mudejar building is located in the lower part of the village on the edge of the canyon and the river. Next to this church you can see the remains of an ancient Nasrid tower.

Iglesia de Nuestra Señora del Rosario

Vélez de Benaudalla

This church was built in the 18th century on the site of another church dedicated to Saint Antonio, the patron of the town. It was designed by Ventura Rodríguez, who drew upon neoclassic inspiration that was very popular at that [...]

Iglesia de San Agustín

Guadix

This church was built in the 18th century. It has a single nave and was used as a base during the War of Independence during which it was practically destroyed. Later it was renovated and is now used as the [...]

Iglesia de San Antón

Béznar

This church was built in the 16th century. It has a Gothic-Mudejar style façade.

Iglesia de San Antón

Acequias

This church was built in the mid-16th century by the architect Alonso de Vico. It is a Renaissance church with a single nave with a double tower topped by a18th-century wrought iron weathervane. Inside its coffered ceiling and its original [...]

Iglesia de San Antón (Mecina Alfahar)

Válor

Built in the late 15th century, this church is dedicated to San Antón, patron saint of Mecina Alfahar. Inside there is a statue of the saint built in the 18th century.



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