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Ermita de Santo Cristo

Alhendín

This chapel is situated in the Bajo neighbourhood of Alhendín in the Plaza de Santo Cristo. It was built in 1768 and it has been renovated recently.

Ermita del Calvario

Colomera

This chapel was built in the 17th century, in honour of the town’s patron saint, Christ of the True Cross, whose local feast day falls in the middle of September.

Ermita del Cristo de la Salud

Santa Fe

Originally this church was called Ermita de los Gallegos when it was built in 1498 in honour of all the Galician fighters who took part in the conquest of Granada. Since its renovation in the 18th century, it has been [...]

Ermita del Cristo de las Cañas

Belicena

The Cortijo de las Cañas and the Ermita de Santo Cristo de las Cañas are on the Belicena road to Santa Fe. Inside there is a lovely chapel/oratory. It is well preserved and surrounded by mature trees.

Ermita del Cristo del Rescate

Escúzar

This chapel was built in the 19th century. It houses an image of Jesus the Saviour.

Ermita del Ecce Homo

Ogíjares

The shrine dates back to the 18th century.

Ermita del Santo Cristo

Talará

This chapel was built in the 18th century.

Ermita del Santo Cristo

Lanteira

Built in the Torre Vieja, this chapel is dedicated to Jesus Christ and was built in the 16th century.

Ermita del Santo Cristo

Algarinejo

This chapel was built in the 18th century, where the Via Crucis ended. Starting from the parish church the Via Crucis passed by thirteen stations around the village and finally finished here. Inside there is a picture of the Holy [...]

Ermita del Santo Cristo del Zapato

El Pinar

Built around 1925, this chapel is located on the hill called the Cerro de Chinchirina. The Christ takes his name from the fact that a shoe was painted on his feet. On the 3rd day of May, there is a [...]

Ermitas de Nuestra Señora de los Dolores y San Antonio de Padua

Huétor Santillán

The Ermita de Nuestra Señora de los Dolores (depicted above) is located at the entrance of the town, while the one dedicated to San Antonio de Padua is amongst the cortijos (farmers’ buildings) of the Prado Negro, in the heart [...]

Former prison

Alhama de Granada

This prison is a public building located near the Plaza Real or the Plaza de los Presos. An inscription dating back to 1674 on its Renaissance Mudejar façade marks its construction during the reign of King Carlos II.

Generalife

Granada

The Palace and gardens are separate from the Alhambra and were used by the Nasrid kings as a retreat and a place of rest, particularly in the summer months. The Generalife is located in the so-called Cerro del Sol and [...]

Granada Bullring

Granada

The Monumental de Frascuelo is the third bullring of the city of Granada. It was built in 1928, in the golden age of bullfighting. The man behind its construction was the bullfighter Lagartijillo Chico, and his fondness for his teacher [...]

Guadix Cathedral

Guadix

This beautiful cathedral was built between the 16th and 18th centuries in pure Renaissance and Baroque styles. It was built on the site of a former mosque and of the old Gothic cathedral.



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