Mudejar Minaret

The Mudejar minaret of Árchez is the bell tower of the church of Nuestra Señora de la Encarnación. It is the former minaret of the 14th century Almohad mosque, of which only the tower, built in red brick and with a square structure, has been preserved. It is considered one of the best examples of Almohad architecture that have been preserved.

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  • Architecture
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Iglesia de Santiago Apóstol

The 15th century Santiago Apóstol church is a fine example of Gothic-Mudejar style, a style born of the mixture of Christian and Islamic medieval architecture.

Málaga Cathedral

The Malaga Cathedral is nicknamed "La Manquita" (one-handed) because it was never given a second tower. The church built from 1528 to 1782 is considered one of the most valuable Renaissance buildings in Andalusia; and is therefore listed Heritage since 1931.

Iglesia de los Santos Mártires

The Church of the Holy Martyrs is one of four churches erected after the Castilian conquest in 1487. It has undergone several restructurings that have modified its original Gothic-Mudejar style, including Rococo elements of the eighteenth century.