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Arcos de la Frontera

Arcos de la Fra.Like most towns in the province, its location has been occupied by humans since prehistoric times. The Romans also had settlements but the presence of the Arabs is more relevant, when it comes to the layout of its streets, the military fortress, the wall, the mills, etc.. At the time of dependent Emirate of Damascus (711-757) belonged to the "Cora" Sidonie. In the eleventh century the Emir of Calsena declares independence and takes the city away from the influence of Cordoba, and it becomes a Taifa kingdom controlled by a family of Berber origin. It was conquered by King Alfonso X in the year 1254.

Today it is the entry of the Route of the White Villages and is considered a Historic-Artistic Site. Along with its magnificent scenery, it is an extremely popular tourist destination in the province of Cadiz.


Palacio del Conde del Águila, Mudejar Gothic style, built between the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries, located on the Cuesta de Belén.

Castillo de Arcos, military construction, is located on the highest point of the mountain.

Parish Church of St. Mary of the Assumption, Temple Mudejar dates back from the fourteenth or fifteenth century with profound renovations made during the first half of the sixteenth century, on the outside along with elements characteristic of Gothic art (cover de Santa Maria), others live Renaissance and Baroque type.

Convent de S. Augustine. XVI-XVII

Church of St. Peter. XVI-XVIII

Palace Mayorazgo seventeenth century.

Town Hall. XVII century

Church of San Francisco. XVI-XVII

Marrero Gate, the only door that is standing in the old Arab wall.

Hospital and church of Charity, XVI-XVII Century


Fuente: Wikipedia