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Iglesia parroquial de Nuestra Señora del Rosario

Polopos

This church was built in the 18th century on the site of the town’s mosque.

Iglesia parroquial de Nuestro Padre Jesús Nazareno

Santa Cruz del Comercio

This church was built on the site of an older church that had been destroyed by the earthquake of 1884. It was restored after the Civil War.

Iglesia parroquial de San Agustín

Lobras

The first church on this site was destroyed in the 1560s. The current building was rebuilt in 1766. In 1884 it was renovated as one of the walls became detached from the façade. At that time, it had a nave [...]

Iglesia parroquial de San Andrés

Montejícar

This monumental church, built between 1539 and 1542, has three naves. Shortly after this, its tower – that is 35 metres high with seven floors in stonework – was built. The church underwent major repair works in 1642. In 1936 [...]

Iglesia parroquial de San Antonio

Jete

This church was built in the 16th and 17th centuries, and contains works of art by Alonso de Mena. The Statue of the Virgin is usually kept in the church, but on the day of the procession the statue is [...]

Iglesia Parroquial de San Antonio de Padua

Lugros

This ancient chapel was slightly enlarged. It is a small, modest rectangular place of worship, made of stone, without any panelling or special decoration. It is dedicated to Santo Cristo de los Milagros, and San Marcos is also worshipped here.

Iglesia parroquial de San Antonio de Padua

Polícar

This Mudejar-style church was built in the 16th century and has a typical beautiful coffered ceiling. Inside there is a picture of San Antonio, also dating back to the 16th century, which was a donation from a private individual. It [...]

Iglesia parroquial de San Benito

Trevélez

The church is located in the Barrio Bajo of the town and was built in the 16th century on the site of a former mosque. The church was restored after the Civil War, and inside there are a number of [...]

Iglesia parroquial de San Cayetano

Sorvilán

The church was built in the 17th century on the site of a mosque. It was known as the Iglesia de San Marcos up until the 19th century.

Iglesia parroquial de San Cecilio

Picena

This Mudejar-style church was built in the 16th century, although a number of restoration projects have transformed its original appearance. The original church in Picena was built mid-16th century. In 1781 the new church was designed, for which it was [...]

Iglesia parroquial de San Esteban

Gobernador

This church was built in the 16th century from stone, plastered with lime. It has a sturdy double bell tower with eave openings with decorative mouldings.

Iglesia parroquial de San Felipe y Santiago

Busquístar

This church was first built in the 15th century, but it was renovated and changed after the expulsion of the Moors and the arrival of the new settlers in the 16th century.

Iglesia parroquial de San Ildefonso

Peligros

This church dates back to the 16th century and was built on the site of another church. The parish church has undergone a number of restoration projects over the years, particularly in the 17th century. It is dedicated to St. [...]

Iglesia parroquial de San Ildefonso y Santa Cristina

Güevéjar

This is the most interesting historical monument in Güevéjar. It was built in 1887 and its original Neoclassical façade still remains. The bell tower is above the main entrance of the church, which is unusual for churches in the Granada [...]

Iglesia parroquial de San Isidro Labrador

Ventas de Huelma

This church is dedicated to the patron saint of the town, San Isidro Labrador.



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