Free Walking Sightseeing Tour #1 in Ronda, Spain


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 10 sights
Distance 2.3 km
Ascend 116 m
Descend 126 m

Explore Ronda in Spain with this free self-guided walking tour. The map shows the route of the tour. Below is a list of attractions, including their details.

Individual Sights in Ronda

Sight 1: Iglesia de Santa María la Mayor

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The church of Santa María la Mayor in Ronda, elevated to the category of a chapter parish by King Ferdinand the Catholic, stands on the site of the old aljama mosque of the city, a work from the thirteenth century of which the remains of the mihrab are still preserved.

Wikipedia: Iglesia de Santa María la Mayor (Ronda) (ES)

149 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 2: Casa del Gigante

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The house of the Giant of Ronda is a private house built between the end of the thirteenth century and the beginning of the fourteenth. Similar to the buildings of Granada and the Maghreb, it is considered a small palace, one of the best preserved of Nasrid architecture.

Wikipedia: Casa del Gigante (ES)

176 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 3: Casa Don Bosco

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The Don Bosco House Museum is an old palace in the heart of the historic site of Ronda, Málaga. Its interior remains completely original in the modernist style of the early twentieth century. The house is named after Don Bosco: Saint, Italian priest and founder of the Salesians.

Wikipedia: Casa de San Juan Bosco (ES), Website

261 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 4: Torre alminar de la Iglesia de San Sebastián

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The minaret of San Sebastián is a minaret that was originally part of a mosque and later of the disappeared Church of San Sebastián de Ronda, in the province of Malaga, Spain.

Wikipedia: Alminar de San Sebastián (ES)

154 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 5: Palacio del Marqués de Salvatierra

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The Palacio de Salvatierra is a building in the Spanish city of Ronda, in the province of Málaga. It is a building whose decoration is centred on a unique Baroque façade that is organised around a pair of Corinthian columns on each side of its wide lintelled door, on which there is a finely decorated stone frieze from which a balcony enclosed by a splendid iron grille emerges.

Wikipedia: Palacio de Salvatierra (ES)

97 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 6: Casa del Rey Moro

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Casa del Rey Moro cloudsoup / CC BY 2.0

The house of the Moorish King of Ronda, Spain, is a monumental set with a long history that begins in the fourteenth century and reaches until the twentieth century. It consists of three parts: a Muslim period mine, a Neomudéjar -style house and a garden designed by Jean Claude Nicolas Forestier declared of Cultural Interest in 1943.

Wikipedia: Casa del Rey Moro (Ronda) (ES)

292 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 7: Baños Árabes

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The hammam or Arab Baths of Ronda, in Ronda (Málaga), obeys the Muslim adaptation of the ancient Roman baths and consists of the same parts, but unlike the Romans, in which the baths are carried out by immersion in large pools, the Muslim baths are mainly steam baths, although they sometimes have a small pool.

Wikipedia: Baños árabes de Ronda (ES)

508 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 8: Ermita rupestre de la Oscuridad

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The cave hermitage of La Oscuridad is an archaeological site located in the municipality of Ronda, in the province of Málaga, Spain. It is a cave church belonging to a cenobitic community. The church is integrated into a set of dwelling and burial structures of the community that lived there.

Wikipedia: Ermita rupestre de la Oscuridad (ES)

542 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 9: Plaza de Toros de Ronda

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The Plaza de Toros de Ronda is a historic building of the city of Ronda (Málaga), declared a cultural interest in its monument category, and which is owned by the Royal Master of Cavalry of Ronda. The building begins its works in 1780 and after a temporary suspension of the works, it is concluded in 1785, under the project of the architect Martín de Aldehuela; being considered as one of the oldest in Spain.

Wikipedia: Plaza de Toros de Ronda (ES)

141 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 10: Al Toro de Lidia

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Al Toro de Lidia

The Spanish Fighting Bull is an Iberian heterogeneous cattle population. It is exclusively bred free-range on extensive estates in Spain, Portugal, France and Latin American countries where bull fighting is organized. Fighting bulls are selected primarily for a certain combination of aggression, energy, strength and stamina. In order to preserve their natural traits, during breeding the bulls rarely encounter humans, and if so, never encounter them on foot.

Wikipedia: Spanish Fighting Bull (EN)


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