Cruce entrada a Zurgena (Almeria)
The sculpture "Transmutation" was made by the Mexican sculptor Mr. Jorge Elizondo, an artist of recognized international prestige and belongs to a series that the author calls Frágil. According to the sculptor: “it is a work that speaks of the process that human beings undergo when we apply ourselves to culture, to the reality in which we live”, that is, when we cultivate ourselves.
Monument the Arriero
Plaza Nueva. Albox-Almeria
Monument to the Arriero is a work of the sculptor María Isabel García Oller in white marble from Macael, it represents the commercial and artisan past of the town.
Source of the Lions
Plaza Constitución, s/n, 04867 Macael, Almería
It is an exact replica of the Fountain of the Courtyard of the Lions of the Alhambra, also made in Macael white marble, surely one of the most relevant symbols of the Nasrid legacy. The source is made up of 12 lions, all different in size and detail, but 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, is written in its perimeter 12 verses of the minister…
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.
Monument to the Cantero
Calle Garcia Lorca, 86, 04867 Macael, Almería
Ascending by the street García Lorca and after leaving the square Almería, with its airy and original fountain, we find the Monument to the stonemason. Sculpture commemorated on a “mass” of white marble, which proudly expresses the bust of a worker who starts each day to beat the noble and strong.