Places to Visit

Almazar Siglo XVI

Olive mill museum dating from the sixteenth-century.
In the center of town, next to the church square is located the Almazar, an olive oil mill that was completely renovated in the 1990s as a museum. In this mill you can see the process of making oil from olives by different methods clearly explained on panels or you can take a guided tour on weekends and holidays.

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The House of Zayas

Originally a XVI Century mansion, and now the Town Hall.
The House Zayas is a former palace belonging to the family of the same name. When the last lady of the dynasty died childless, the property passed to a foundation. In the 1990s, the Town Council started restoration and it became their headquarters. Now, residents and visitors can enjoy this building and accompanying gardens.

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Romantic garden

The romantic garden is located in the Casa Zayas. It is open to anyone who wants to enjoy its beauty, its quiet shadows and the music of the water.

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‘Aljibe’: Old water reservoir at the church square

In the square of the church remains one of the many wells that once supplied water to the residents of our town.

XVI Century Church

The Church of San Juan Bautista is a true work of art. Worth seeing are the high altar, the wood coffered ceiling, and in the square, the pebble mosaic recently rescued from under the asphalt covering.

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Razuela Park:

To enjoy a picnic without going too far, you can go up to Razuela park at the foot of Zahor mountain. In this small natural setting, located in the Sierra Nevada Natural Park you can enjoy a magnificent view of the entire Valley Lecrín, while cooking in one of the barbecues. It also has a sports court and a football field.

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Inhabited caves

In the upper area of the town there are some caves that are inhabited. They are private, but worth visiting for their setting and enjoy the river views and … with any luck be invited in.

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Nigüelas Fault, Geological monument

A walk of geological interest is the Padul-Dúrcal Nigüelas fault located at the top of the town, under the Razuela Park. This tectonic fault line, is continually visited by university students, and was recently declared a natural monument by the Andalusian government.

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