Iglesia de la Virgen del MartirioUgíjar
Built in the 16th century, the façade has undergone several restorations, although it preserves the main Mudejar elements such as bricks, niches, arches, and typical foliage adornment. Inside there is a statue of La Virgen del Martirio, thought to date [...]
Centro Patrimonio Cultural AlpujarraUgíjar
This space is used to promote the area of La Alpujarra. The museum’s collection includes interesting agricultural and industrial objects as well as objects connected to traditional architecture.
Pozo de la VirgenUgíjar
This is a place of legend. During the Moorish revolt the carving of the Virgen del Martirio was burned and used as a bridge over a ditch, from where an unknown Christian rescued it and hid it at the bottom [...]
Celebrations in honour of Nuestra Señora del MartirioUgíjar
Ugíjar honours its patron, Nuestra Señora del Martirio, in the middle of October. On these dates, the town celebrates, with a fair format, many events to commemorate the Virgin, among them, the popular procession. Popular games, sport competitions and the [...]
Celebrations in honour of San Gabriel ArcángelUgíjar
Many of the population centres of Ugijar celebrate its celebrations in August. It is the case of Jorairatar, which honours the Archangel San Gabriel with an interesting Moors and Christians performance.
The dance of the AnimasUgíjar
On Christmas day a group of people go around the streets playing their instruments to collect money for the patron celebrations. This tradition comes from the old custom of asking for money to bury the people who died without any [...]