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The Castel of Altamira

Alcazar or the "Señoría"

 

This palace was built in the XV century by Gutierre de Cardenas.

 

Today in perfect condition, it has become the Archaeological Museum and historic city.


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Basilica of Santa María

 

Built on the remains of a mosque in 1672.

 

This church is of baroque style.

The principle door is impressive. Carved into the stone it represents the crowning of the virgin.

 

 

It was theoretically made by Nicolas de Bussy from 1680 to 1686.