Alfareria – Museum Los Puntas
Pottery with Arab Furnaces declared Historic-Artistic
Calle San Leonardo, 30 - Albox - Phone: 670673640
Calle del Pilar, s/n. Urrácal. Almeria
It was created in 1947, before the construction of the drinking water and sanitation network. People made use of the laundry to soap and rinse clothes, today it is still used but much less than before. Until a few years ago the laundry had other uses.
Church of Santa Maria – Albox
Plaza Mayor. Albox-Almeria
The Parochial Temple of Santa María, that in the S. XVIII was under the invocation of the Virgin of the Rosary, was constructed between 1718 and 1728 under the direction of the Masters Juan Lopez de Robles and Alfonso Gutiérrez, with plant of Latin cross; It is covered with vaults and slender cannon dome at the intersection of the cruiser
Fountain of the Lions
Plaza Constitución, s/n, 04867 Macael, Almería
The fountain is made up of 12 lions, all different in size and details, although gathered in three groups of four, depending on the similarity of their formal features; nose, hair of the mane, jaws and position and relief of the tail. The cup, 262 cm in diameter and 49 cm thick made in a single piece, has written on its perimeter 12 verses of the minister and poet Ibn Zamrak in which he describes the source.
Marble Interpretation Center
c/ Garcia Lorca, 50. Macael. Almería
The Marble Interpretation Center is conceived as a cultural space where history, tradition, innovation and future harmoniously coexist to offer us a vision of the Macael marble culture. It fulfills a triple function as visitor reception center, tourist information point and interpretive space that enables a contextualization of the Macael marble culture.
The world’s largest mortar
AL-8411, 12, 04867 Macael. Almería
The marble mortar inscribed in the Guinness Book of Records is a tribute to the artisans of Macael marble. The mortar (base) has dimensions of 3.29 meters. height, 3.07 meters. diameter of the mouth and 30.9 tons of weight; while the hand is 4.73 meters. high, 0.85 meters. of diameter and a weight of 5,820 Kg.
Our Lady of Carmen Church – Cantoria
Plaza Juan Carlos I, s / n. Cantoria. Almeria
The Iglesia Nuestra Señora del Carmen was built in the 19th century, between 1816 and 1870. Architecturally it is closer to being a cathedral. It has neoclassical characteristics: a Latin cross plan, two lateral naves, covered by a barrel vault with a dome in the transept. The foundations are made of ashlar stone on which are raised stone masonry walls alternated with courses of solid brick.
Serón History Center
Surroundings of the Castle. Serón (Almería)
A visit through time, where the visitor will find in this sample many of the answers about the culture, traditions and the architectural, industrial and landscape singularity of the Municipality of Serón.
Basilica of Our Lady of the Mercedes
Plaza Constitucion, 1D, 04810 Oria, Almería
It is one of the most emblematic buildings of our municipality. Its construction began in 1767 by order of the X Marquis of Los Vélez, ending in 1779 under the marquisate of his son. It was declared an Asset of Cultural Interest in 1999, which gives it the highest degree of patrimonial protection. Recently, the pictorial decorations of the interior have been restored. This, together with the restorations made in 1992, has resulted in an integral recovery of artistic values. of the building, consolidating itself as one of the most representative buildings of the Almeria Baroque.
Pedro Gilabert Museum
Plaza Pedro Gilabert, s/n. Arboleas. Almeria
Opened in 2003, the Pedro Gilabert Museum is dedicated to the great naïve artist Pedro Gilabert, born in Arboleas in 1915. The permanent collection is made up of 142 sculptures carved in olive wood by the artist. In addition to 2 permanent exhibition rooms, the museum has an assembly hall and 2 traveling exhibition rooms. Thanks to these facilities, the Pedro Gilabert Museum has an extensive program of temporary exhibitions throughout the year, serves as the stage for traveling exhibitions organized by other institutions and hosts different cultural activities in the municipality and the region.
Viewpoint Las Canteras of Cosentino
Mirador Canteras de Cosentino. Macael
Alto Interés Turístico. Macael está inexorablemente unido a la palabra Mármol. Las canteras muy próximas al casco urbano han sido explotadas desde muy antiguo, constituyendo el núcleo de explotación de rocas ornamentales más importante del territorio nacional.
Woman from Almanzora
Calle Infanta Cristina, Olula del Rio, Almeria
The sculptural work that the artist Antonio López, draws attention to its powerful dimensions with an approximate height of eight meters. This work by López will be the complement of the 'City of Culture', welcoming with its powerful presence to the entire cultural space.
The Museum of the Field of Taberno or ethnological museum was created in 1998 with the objective of recovering and preserving all those objects that during the last two centuries were used by our ancestors; such as work tools, machinery, utensils, etc.
Casa Ibañez Museum
Calle Museo, 7. Olula del Rio. Almeria
El Museo Casa Ibáñez es una de las mayores colecciones de Arte Contemporáneo de Andalucía. Por la magnitud, variedad y calidad de sus fondos, más de 1.200 obras de arte, en las cuales se encuentran representados artistas contemporáneos de primer nivel como Joaquín Sorolla, Mariano Benlluire, Francisco Goya Lucientes, Pablo Picasso, Madrazo, Villegas Cordero, Golucho, Carlos Pérez Siquier, completando la extensísima colección del grupo AFAL, Carlos de Paz u Ortiz Echagüe, entre otros muchos. El principal exponente del Museo Casa Ibáñez es Andrés García Ibáñez, cuya obra se presenta clasificada en diversas series a lo largo de las primeras cinco…
Sanctuary of the Virgin of the Salient
Santuario de Nuestra Señora del Saliente - Albox
Located on the top of Mount Roel in the Sierra de las Estancias and built in the 18th century, it is the most important architectural jewel with which Albox counts, also declared a historical-artistic monument. The whole of the Sanctuary is of unquestionable beauty and simplicity combining in its construction elements of rural craftsmanship (the tufa stone) and ecclesiastical architecture reigning then in Granada. The Sanctuary shelters among its thick walls the spiritual Patroness of the town, the Virgin of the Salient, small in size but large in Marian devotion, spread throughout the Southwestern Spanish. The present building, as a…
Museum-Center of photography Pérez Siquier
Avenida Maestro de Huitar, Olula del Rio, Almeria
The museum of photography "Pérez Siquier" is a tribute to Carlos Pérez Siquier considered one of the pioneers of the photographic avant-garde in Spain and National Photography Prize in 2003. Carlos Pérez Siquier (Almería, 1930) is a Supernumerary Academic of the Royal Academy of Fine Arts of Our Lady of the Anguishes of Granada.