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Velez Malaga Castle

Castles in Málaga

Velez Malaga Castle

The Velez Malaga Castle is located in the highest part of the town, on a hill from where you can view the all town, the sea and the Axarquia Malagueña.

In the XVI century was Royal House, Captaincy General Prison and Cabildo. The French blew up in 1813 and becoming abandoned dump.

In 1967 the City Council recovered for the city, repopulating with pines and rebuilding the keep.

Velez Malaga Castle

Velez Malaga Castle

Velez Malaga Castle

Velez Malaga Castle

Vélez-Málaga Culture

The municipality, considered to be a true cradle of artists, offers the traveler infinite possibilities to enjoy different artistic expressions. The Museum of the Brotherhoods, located in the Church of Santa María de la Encarnación, shows the brotherhood art of Vélez-Málaga, heritage considered one of the best in Andalusia. The Hermitage of Nuestra Señora de los Remedios has become a place of pilgrimage not only for devotees of the Patron Saint of Vélez-Málaga, but also for lovers of painting. Evaristo Guerra, a Veleño considered one of the best Spanish artists of today, has invested 12 years of his life painting the interior of the hermitage, with religious and everyday scenes, and turning the stone walls of the temple into translucent panels. In fact, his work is known as ‘The Transparent Hermitage’.

The world of philosophy and thought has a meeting point for scholars and researchers in Vélez-Málaga: the María Zambrano Foundation. Every year a congress is held in the municipality on the work of the illustrious thinker from Velez, awarded the Cervantes Prize. In addition, Vélez-Málaga is an international center for knowledge every summer, thanks to the summer courses organized by the University of Malaga, which attract students and teachers from all over the world to the municipality.
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2 comentarios

  1. rosa domigo jimene escribio:

    A mi me gusta mucho el castillo por que yo vivía allí y es precioso entrar y te lo pasas genial.

  2. pepe escribio:

    me gustaria verlo, saber si puede ser con guia.

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