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Iglesia parroquial de Nuestra Señora de la Encarnación

Atarfe

It is Atarfe’s main historical monument and, according to the “Libro de Hábices”, it was built on the site of the former mosque of Xini. It is rectangular in shape and divided into three unequal naves. It has seven altars [...]

Iglesia parroquial de Nuestra Señora de la Encarnación

Fuente Vaqueros

This modest church with a single nave became a parish church in 1780 and was was a royal chapel until 1837. The original building was demolished and rebuilt in 1954. Inside you will see the baptismal font in which the [...]

Iglesia parroquial de Nuestra Señora de la Encarnación

Albolote

This Mudejar-style church, located in the centre of Albolote, is an official National Monument. It is rectangular in shape, made up of three sections with circular arches resting on pillars and adorned with caissons. It was designed by the architect [...]

Iglesia parroquial de Nuestra Señora de la Paz

Castillo de Tajarja

Built in the late 19th century, this church has a single nave. To the left there is a chapel from which you access the sacristy, which in turn leads into the bell tower. The old baptismal font is particularly noteworthy. [...]

Iglesia parroquial de Nuestra Señora de la Presentación (Cortes)

Cortes y Graena

This church was built in Mudejar style, like other churches in the area. It is rectangular in shape and has a single nave. It was built in 1565.

Iglesia parroquial de Nuestra Señora de las Angustias

Moraleda de Zafayona

This church with its slender tower was built in the 19th century. Up until a few decades ago, the small and very decorative Ermita de San Sebastián on the other side of the river belonged to it, but it was [...]

Iglesia parroquial de Nuestra Señora de los Ángeles

Iznalloz

This church stands at the foot of the remains of the Castillo de los Almendros, in the centre of the old town of Iznalloz. Its construction, of enormous cathedral-like proportions, was begun in the mid-16th century based on a design [...]

Iglesia parroquial de Nuestra Señora de los Dolores

Cájar

The most emblematic building in Cájar is its parish church, which was built in 1785. Ventura Rodríguez was one of the architects involved in building this church. It was originally dedicated to the Incarnation, but today the church is dedicated [...]

Iglesia parroquial de Nuestra Señora de los Remedios

Vegas del Genil

From the towers of this fairly recently built church you can enjoy the fabulous views of Vega de Granada.

Iglesia parroquial de Nuestra Señora del Carmen

Ítrabo

This is the main artistic and historical point of interest of the town. The church was built in grand proportions in neoclassical style between the 16th and 17th centuries.

Iglesia parroquial de Nuestra Señora del Pilar

Víznar

The church of Nuestra Señora del Pilar dates back to the 16th century, most probably built on the site of a former mosque. It is rectangular in shape and its single nave is decorated with a coffered ceiling. It used [...]

Iglesia parroquial de Nuestra Señora del Rosario

Laroles

The church was rebuilt in the 16th century, and has a tower dating back to the 18th century, crowned by a dome, Byzantine in style. The original church was built in the mid-16th century. In the second half of the [...]

Iglesia parroquial de Nuestra Señora del Rosario

Torvizcón

The church was built in the Mudejar style and dates back to the 16th century. Inside there is a beautiful statue of Mary from the 18th century that is well preserved.

Iglesia parroquial de Nuestra Señora del Rosario

Chimeneas

This parish church is the most prominent building in the village. It was partially destroyed in the earthquake of 1884, but the state funded its reconstruction years later. Inside there is an altarpiece dating back to the 16th century that [...]

Iglesia parroquial de Nuestra Señora del Rosario

Pulianas

This church was built in the 16th century and remodelled again in the 17th century. It has an impressive tower next to its side entrance. It used to be dedicated to St Mary of the Incarnation, then to St Joseph [...]



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