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Palacio de los Segura

Orce

Round 1489, Don Enrique Enríquez, uncle of King Ferdinand, received the lands of Orce, Galera and of the Sierra de los Filabres. At the beginning of the 17th century, Don Pedro de Segura Bocanegra, was given the house in his [...]

Palacio de Peñaflor

Guadix

This 16th-century Renaissance palace is located in the Plaza de Santiago. It is a huge mansion with a fortified structure and has a beautiful balcony looking out over the square.. Inside there are striking Mudejar coffered ceilings, whilst its exterior [...]

Palacio de Villalegre

Guadix

This Renaissance palace used to belong to the family of the Dukes of Sesa, descendants of Gonzalo Fernández de Córdoba, also known as Gran Capitán (the Great Captain). It has two huge coats of arms on its façade facing the [...]

Palacio del Marqués de Dílar

Dílar

This palace was built on the site of an old medieval castle. According to the legend written on a plaque that is on display here, the castle was seized from the Moors by the first Marques of Dílar on 24th [...]

Patio and Iglesia del Carmen

Alhama de Granada

The church was built between in the 16th and 17th centuries in a mixture of styles including classic Mannerist and Baroque styles.

Patio de Lindaraja

Granada

The courtyard was built as part of the renovations for the visit of Emperor Charles V and Empress Elizabeth of Portugal to Granada during their honeymoon. The courtyard has a central fountain, six surrounding rooms and the Mirador de Lindaraja. [...]

Pinos Puente Bridge

Pinos Puente

The Puente de Pinos, located in the centre of the town, runs over the Río Cubillas, and gives the town its name. It was built in the Caliphate period, in the 10th century, over ruins that date back to the Visigoth period.

Plaza de España

Albolote

The epicentre of Albolote is this square, the Plaza de España. The Town Hall and the parish church are both located here.

Plaza de las Palomas

Guadix

This is the artistic and historical centre of Guadix. It dates back to the period between the16th and 17th centuries and it is housed in the Palacio Consistorial, which can be accessed from the southern side.

Pósito (wheat storehouse)

Montefrío

Built around 1795, this neoclassical building was designed to store grain. The ground floor is rectangular and open plan, made of stone blocks and wooden floors. It has an Arab tile roof. Its main facade is has a central door [...]

Pósito (wheat storehouse)

Alhama de Granada

This former synagogue dating back to the 13th century became the so-called pósito in the 17th century – the local communal granary. Located in the Plaza de los Presos, today it is one of the most emblematic medieval buildings in [...]

Pósito (wheat storehouse)

Caniles

The façade of this 18th century building is of particular interest. The archway over the door is decorated with the coat of arms of King Carlos III, who ordered it to be built. The building has been used as a [...]

Pósito Nuevo (wheat storehouse)

Loja

This public communal warehouse was built in the 16th century in Renaissance style. In 1530 it became in official state institution. The arches on the lower floor and the heraldic symbols of the city and of Philipp II are particularly [...]

Presa de Barcinas

Deifontes

This Roman dam dates back to the period between the 1st and 2nd centuries BC. It was built to contain the waters of the Río Cubillas and its base is made of bossages, which are uncut stones often seen in [...]

Puente del Hacho

Guadahortuna

This bridge was built between 1889 and 1895 to a design created in the workshop of the French architect Gustave Eiffel. For many decades it was the longest and highest bridge in the Spanish railway network. Its impressive length of [...]



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