Marchena Ducal Square City Halls
Ducal Square – City Halls
The Ducal Square is located in the monumental zone of the andalusian locality of Marchena, near the Gate of El Tiro, Del Ave María Palatial House, the San Juan Bautista Church and the Santa María de la Mota Parish Church.
Ancient Arms Square of the Dukes of Arcos Palace
We have news of its existence since the year 1528.
It is located nearby the Castle of “la Mota” and the dukes de Arcos Palace. It is the place of celebration of the religious and civil acts.
The square presents facades of three floors and a system of gaps and continuous balconies which accentuate its ceremonial use.
The present design is due to Mister Joaquín Ponce de León (Sir of Marchena) dating from the beginning of the 18th century and executed by the architect Alonso Moreno who realized the Chapter Houses.
At present the religious celebration of the Maundy by the Brotherhood of Our Father Nazarene Jesus takes place on Goof Friday.