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Iglesia parroquial de San Miguel

Murtas

This Neoclassical church was built in the 18th century. It has three large naves and is beautifully decorated in red marble. It is one of the most interesting religious monuments in La Alpujarra.

Iglesia parroquial de San Miguel

Cástaras

This Mudejar church dates back to the 16th century. It has a rectangular nave and a square-shaped chancel separated by an arch. The slender tower with a clock and bells is at the far end of the building. The walls [...]

Iglesia parroquial de San Miguel Arcángel

Armilla

This church, dedicated to St Michael the Archangel, was built in the 16th century, most probably on the site of a former mosque, and is an interesting historical building in Armilla. It is an excellent example of the types of [...]

Iglesia parroquial de San Pedro

Cónchar

This church was built in the 17th century by the architect Ambrosio de Vico. It has one nave and a typically Mudejar façade made of brick and stone. Inside there are some valuable religious works of art including a crucifix [...]

Iglesia parroquial de San Torcuato (Lopera)

Cortes y Graena

This church was built in Mudejar style.

Iglesia parroquial de Santa Ana

Villanueva de las Torres

This church was built in the 20th century. Inside there are a number of valuable pieces of art such as sculptures by the School of Alonso Cano. There is also a statue of Christ on the Cross dating back to [...]

Iglesia parroquial de Santa Ana

Montillana

The slender tower of the parish church marks the heart of town. It stands on a hill that leads down to the banks of the Río Cacín. It was built in 1793 by Domingo Thomas. The roof, the pulpit and [...]

Iglesia parroquial de Santa Ana

Cáñar

This Renaissance church dates back to the 16th century. However, the historian Pascual Madoz blieves that it was built in 1770-1777 and that the bell tower was lowered in 1832, as it was said to be too high and could [...]

Iglesia parroquial de Santa Ana

Cádiar

This Renaissance church was previously called the Iglesia de la Concepción. It was built in the 16th century in the shape of a Latin cross.

Iglesia parroquial de Santa Ana

Salar

This church was built in 1795 to replace another local church that was falling down. This church was built on the site of the ‘Castillo’ and is dedicated to the patron saint of the town, Santa Ana.

Iglesia parroquial de Santa Ana

Molvízar

This church, built in honour of Saint Anne, the patron saint of Molvízar, was erected on the orders of King Carlos III in 1785. It was designed by Ventura Rodríguez in the neoclassical style. It is rectangular in shape and [...]

Iglesia parroquial de Santa Isabel

Huétor Tájar

This church dedicated to Santa Isabel with its beautiful brick bell tower is situated in the Plaza del Ayuntamiento. It was built between the late 15th and early 16th centuries and was originally was dedicated to the Virgin de la [...]

Iglesia parroquial de Santa María de Gracia

Juviles

This stone church was built facing the beautiful town square. It dates back to the 16th century. It was restored in 2004, as its roof was greatly damaged.

Iglesia parroquial de Santa María de la Anunciación

Cogollos de Guadix

This rectangular church has two naves separated by arches, each with beautiful coffered ceilings. It is located at the entrance of the town and is fondly known as the Peineta del Marquesado. It was built by Francisco Roldán in 1545 [...]

Iglesia parroquial de Santa María de la Concepción

Dílar

This church is dedicated to Our Lady of the Conception. According to the report written by the parish priest Miguel de Vitoria, this church was almost destroyed by the Moors.  However, its destruction was prevented thanks to the strength and [...]



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