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Casa de los Tiros

Granada

This house was built between 1530 and 1540 in a similar style to the other palaces in Granada from that period. It gets its name from the cannons on its battlements. The palace was part of the city wall in [...]

Casa de Oficios

Montefrío

This house was built in 1579. It is thought that it was constructed for public use to be used to carry out artisan trade, however, its use has been very varied throughout its history. It has been restored and is [...]

Casa de Zafra

Granada

This Hispanic-Moorish house, like others in the city, has survived because it was joined to a religious building, in this case to the convent of Santa Catalina de Zafra. Its layout is like that of a typical residential house with [...]

Casa del Chapiz

Granada

This house dates back to the 16th century. It is made up of two buildings connected by an arch. Both Moorish and Christian elements can be detected in the architecture and decoration of the building. It has been recorded that [...]

Casa del Marquesado de Diezma

Diezma

This is a manor house that was built in the 18th century.  Its façade, with its large arched gate, is particularly interesting. The artistic bars on the windows and balconies are very decorative. It is located in the square next [...]

Casa del Molino

The main focal point of this stately mansion is centred around its courtyard. It has a lower floor with Doric octagonal pillars surrounded by a covered corridor with panelled wood ceilings. The upper floor is enclosed with high windows held [...]

Casa del Padre Suárez

Granada

This ancestral home was built in the first half of the 16th century by the Suárez de Toledo family. The state acquired it in 1954 and renovated it. Since 1966 the Royal Chancery Archives have been located here. The former [...]

Casa del Párroco

Santa Fe

This was once the Royal Hospital, built by the architect Domingo Lois in 1786. It was one of eight hospitals founded by the Catholic Kings at time of the conquest of the Kingdom of Granada. Moved from its initial location, [...]

Casa del Pósito

Moclín

The Casa del Posito is located outside the town walls and dates back to the 16th century. It used to be a public barn and is attributed to Pablo de Rojas. The part that is on a slope has two [...]

Casa del Pósito

Santa Fe

This house is located opposite the Casa del Párroco, in the Plaza de España, which was used as a communal barn, built by Charles III. Today, the local Tourist Office has its offices here.

Casa Grande

Cozvíjar

This aristocratic palace is the property of the counts of Villamena. It dates back to the 17th century. It is attached to the parish church of San Juan, so that the counts could enter the church directly.

Casa Palacio de los Condes de Sástago

Órgiva

This palace dates back to the 16th and 17th centuries. Of particular note is its architecture of Arab influence, unusual for the time. The tower, with its 26 battlements is particularly well preserved. The construction includes a number of different [...]

Casa Zayas

Nigüelas

Built in the 17th century, this house is known for its romantic garden. Today it houses the local town hall. The building was named after Maria Antonia Zayas Osorio Calvache, the lady who owned the house until she donated it [...]

Caserón de los Alcaides Cristianos – Museo Histórico de la Alcazaba

Loja

This building is located within the Alcazaba and is the town’s local museum. The Christina mayor Pedro de Tapia built it in the 17th century as his home on the site of a former Arab castle.

Castillo de Baños fortress

Polopos

This defensive fort was built in the 16th century, during the reign of Philip II. It has two bastions. It was rebuilt in the second half of the 18th century, due to its strategic and defensive importance. The fortress has [...]



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