Monuments in Motril Granada, Spain tourist guide

Motril Monuments

AYUNTAMIENTO

Built in 1631, it boasts a Baroque façade. Coffered ceilings in the 'Mudéjar' style.

CASA DE PALMA

It dates back to 1604 and was founded by the Marquess of Algarinejo.

CASTILLO DE CARCHUNA

From 1783, it was built as a defence fortification.

COLEGIATA DE LA ENCARNACIÓN

This 1510 building was constructed as a fortress to defend the invasions by 'moriscos' and pirates. It is the oldest surviving building. Visiting hours: Worship hours.

ERMITA DE SAN ANTONIO

The church was built in 1679 in Baroque style.

SANTUARIO DE NUESTRA SEÑORA DE LA CABEZA

Church built in honour of the Patron of Motril. The image dates back to XVI Century, during the time when Portuguese sailors who brought the statue from Corinth, ran aground on the coast of Motril due to a storm. In Baroque style, the Virgin's room is of special interest. In the XVII Century, the Chapel was converted into a Franciscan Abbey.

IGLESIA DEL CARMEN

The church was constructed in 1538 in the Baroque style. It has a single nave structure and a hemispherical dome in the chancel. Visiting hours: Worship hours.

IGLESIA DE LOS CAPUCHINOS

It was first built in 1641 as a chapel in honour of Saint Antón. Later, the chapel in 'Mudéjar' style was extended to a single nave church.

IGLESIA DE LA NOTARIA

This Abbey of Monks 'Mínimos de la Victoria' was constructed in 1580.