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Alameda

Diputación de Málaga
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    1.The grave of one of the best-known highwaymen ever to roam the Málaga countryside, José María Hinojosa Cobacho, better known as "El Tempranillo" or “The Early...

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    If the area around churches was traditionally a focal point for young and old alike, in the villages, particularly on public holidays, the tinkling fountains became a meeting place for lovers and...

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    Laguna de la Ratosa (La Ratosa Lagoon) Natural Reserve is situated between the municipal districts of Alameda and Humilladero - in the western end of the province of Málaga, near the border...

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    The town takes its name from Los Álamos stream, where the roads and cattle trails that linked Málaga, Seville and Granada converged. It was for this reason that the church of La...

Alameda is a key stop on the 'El Tempranillo' Route. A crossroads since ancient times, this town in the Antequera region takes you back to the bandit era when you visit, creating an experience that combines culture, tradition and romanticism.

In addition, Alameda possesses interesting archaeological sites and a lagoon that has been declared a nature reserve. All of which provide temptation for lovers of outdoor activities, and to recover, what better than the trying the succulent cuisine of the inland town in the Málaga province?

 

MUST SEE SIGHTS IN ALAMEDA

MONUMENTS

Alameda houses the mausoleum of the famous bandit José María "El Tempranillo". You can see it in the courtyard on the church of the Inmaculada Concepción.

The church of the Inmaculada Concepción is one of the most remarkable buildings in the town. Construction work started in the 18th century and it possesses three dressing rooms. Amongst its works of art, a statue of Christ on the cross and a valuable collection of oil paintings stand out.

Roman Thermal Baths dating back to the 1st and 3rd century A.D are one of the other cultural treasures of Alameda. They have been declared a National Monument and a Site of Cultural Interest. A Topic Center allows us to know the function of these old baths.

However, the presence of man in these lands dates back thousands of years, as testified by Alameda's Chalcolithic Necropolis, a complex of artificial caves created between the years 2500 to 2000 B.C. In its pits, lithic, ceramic and skeletal remains have been discovered.

In order to get a first hand look at the lives and customs of the country folk and merchants of the region, Alameda has a Museo de Antiguos Aperos and a Centro Temático del Campo Andaluz.

In the centre of town you can also see the Fuente de la Placeta built in the 18th century. It has becomes one of the town"s symbols.

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Links of interest

Alameda escudo
Town Hall
Plaza de España, 5, 29530 
952710025 - 952710026
952710425
Areas
Geographic Data
Surface 65 km2
Altitude 430 m
Latitude 37º 12'
Length -4º 39'
Distance to Málaga City 72,2 km
Demographics
Population 5384
Men 2714
Women 2670
Nationality Alamedanos o Lameatos