This sanctuary is from the eighteenth century and has been recently restored, providing a panoramic view of Guaro and other towns in the Sierra de las Nieves. It is a sanctuary that at other times...
Situated in Calle Malaga, there are a selection of utensils and machines that were used in old oil mills that once were common in the villages. To visit it, an appointment has to be made beforehand...
This natural and urban viewpoint, next to the Luna Mora Auditorium, was built on an old threshing floor. From the top of it, splendid views of the centre of the Sierra de las Nieves Biosphere can be...
Known for its famous Festival de la Luna Mora (Festival of the Mora Moon), Guaro is a magical town located in the region of the Sierra de las Nieves. The Natural Park of the Sierra de las Nieves, declared as Biosphere Reserve, hides towns of high tourists, historical, cultural and environmental value. Its white houses and steep streets, its privileged environment and traditions of centuries and centuries of history, form the perfect cocktail for your unforgettable visit.
IN GUARO YOU CANNOT MISS
In your visit to Guaro, we recommend knowing the Cultural Centre Al-Andalus and Ethnographic Museum of Oil, which retains an Arab oil press of XII century. The aim of this space is to highlight the value of the town as a traditional producer of olives from the period of Al-Andalus. Also in the same location and on the same subject, the Marmolejo Oil Museum, which has a collection of tools and machinery of the old mills of Guaro.
The parish church of St. Michael Arcángel is one of the most notable monuments of Guaro. This temple is located in the centre of the old town, a few meters away from City Hall and Fountain of San Isidro Labrador. It was built on an ancient mosque in 1505 and reformed on two occasions. It has a Latin cross without lateral nave, on the facade, you will find the image of San Miguel and to your right, the bell tower.
Two other prominent religious constructions are the shrines of the Cruz del Puerto and San Isidro, the latter next to the Rio Grande River in an area of eucalyptus. From the chapel of the Cruz del Puerto, panoramic views of the surroundings are exceptional, and inside, you will find one of the most venerated images by the neighbours, the Christ of Limpias.
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