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Totalán

Diputación de Málaga
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    The oldest, most important building in the town, the Iglesia de Santa Ana, is a small construction with two naves, one central and the other on the Gospel side, with a dividing arcade made up of...

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    An Arabic watchtower which, along with Totalán’s own tower, formed part of the line of defence that guarded the coast. This tower was restored in 2009 and from there stunning views of...

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    According to Mister Mateo Gallego, the name Totalán is of Arabic origin and means “torta" or “cake”. This theory is based on a series of documents which mention a...

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    There is a theory about the origin of the name of the town which claims that “totalán” means “pastry” in Arabic. Name of its inhabitants: Totalanenos or totalenos....

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    Totalán erected a viewpoint for boosting tourism as a tool that connects the town with the area known as La Huerta, in which there is an old community laundry that teaches visitors the...

Some 600 metres from Totalán itself stands the funeral structure of Cerro de la Corona, which dates back to the 4th and 3rd millennium before Christ.

Analysis of it began at the end of the last century, with remains of human skeletons and pieces of ceramic containers being found here. El Dolmen was a collective burial ground for at least ten individuals who were discovered along with archaeological artefacts related to their work (polished tools and ceramics).

Among the almost 4,200 fragments of bone discovered, teeth belonging to at least ten different people have been distinguished, covering a broad spectrum of ages ranging from 3-4 to over 45.

Links of interest

Escudo de Totalán
Town Hall
C/ Del Real, 28, 29197 
952400215
952400254
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