Almunecar Tributes

Almuñecar's Statues and Tributes

Many works of art have been created over the years to give recognition to Almuñecar's historical past, namely to the different cultures that once occupied these lands...the Phoenicians, Romans and Moors.

You may also notice that many of these sculptures are in reference to, and to give thanks for, the water... which was of vital importance to the people who lived here.

See if you can find these tributes on your walk through Almunecar:

Almuñécar tributes - Abderraman
Abderraman I This sculpture is a monument to commemorate the time when Prince Abderraman I came ashore in Almuñecar from Damascus on his way to Cordoba.

Almuñécar tributes - blas infante
The Blas Infante Arch This cream-colored arch was built to commemorate, and is named for, Blas Infante, the father of Andalucia.

Almuñécar tributes - phoenicians
The Phoenician Monument This statue is a modern monument to commemorate the impact of past civilizations on the area, namely the Phoenicians.

Almuñécar tributes - real-fountain
The Real Fountain The fountain was originally built in 1559 and later restored in 1994. The woman represents the goddess of fertility.

Almuñécar tributes - water
The Water Monument This monument was built to recognize the importance of the town acquiring its own water supply.

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