This was originally built on the site of the citadel, the residence of Queen Aixa Alhorra, mother of Boabdil, which defended Motril in the Muslim period. Isidro de la Chica built the church in 1631 in an austere proto-Baroque style. [...]
Carmen del Aljibe del Rey is located in a building with a large garden and a number of smaller outbuildings. The largest cistern in the Albaicín district is located under the courtyard next to the main building, which lends the centre its name.