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    Archaeological Museum - Museo arqueológico

    by spanishguy Updated Feb 17, 2006

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    There is a small archaeological museum inside the "House of Culture". It's quite interesting, because they show the way the very first inhabitants in the area, the Phoenicians, used to live, how they worked, how they farmed, and even there are some stones and skulls of them.

    Hay un pequeño museo arqueológico en la "Casa de la Cultura". Es bastante interesante porque muestra la manera en que vivian los primeros habitantes de la zona, los fenicios, vivían, como trabajaban, como cultivaban, e incluso muestran alguns huesos y calaveras de ellos.

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    St. Anthony of Padua Church (S.Antonio)

    by spanishguy Updated Feb 14, 2006

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    This is the Frigiliana's church, the Parish of Saint Anthony of Padua. It was built in Renaissance style in the 17th century, over a former mosque. It has three naves with wooden ceiling. it's very simple and peaceful both indoor and outdoor, completly white, as every Frigiliana's building.

    Esta es la iglesia de Frigiliana, la Parroquia de San Antonio de Padua. Fue construida en estilo renacentista en el siglo XVII, sobre una antigua mezquita. Tiene tres naves con techo de madera. Es muy simple y bonita, tanto en su interior como en el exterior, completamente blanca, como todos los edificios de Frigiliana.

    Mass schedule / Horario de misas

    Mondays / Lunes: 9:00
    Wednesdays, Thusdays and Fridays / Miércoles, jueves y viernes: 19:00 (winter / invierno); 20:00 (summer / verano)
    Holidays / Festivos: 19:30 (winter / invierno); 20:30 (summer / verano)

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    Coat of Arms - Escudo

    by spanishguy Updated Feb 17, 2006

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    Walking from the Mill by the calle Real (Royal Street) we saw this coat of arms, in the corner with the steppy street Hernando Darra. This symbol was at the Mill when it used to be a palace and it represents the family coat of arms of the Counts of Frigiliana.

    Paseando desde el Ingenio por la calle Real vimos este escudo, haciendo esquina con la escalonada calle Hernando Darra. Este símbolo estaba en el Ingenio cuando era un palacio y representa el escudo de la familia de los Condes de Frigiliana.

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    Calle Estanco (Tobacconist's street)

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    This lovely street drives you to some craftmanships' shops where, among them my favourite one is placed! At the end of such a small street you can see a blue sign: "El taller de las calabazas" ("The pumpkins' workshop"). its owned by an artisan who made a lot differents thing just with pumpkings, from spoons to lamps. It's very nice for an original present!

    Esta calle tan encantadora te lleva a algunas tiendas de artesanía, entre las que está mi favorita. Al final de esta pequeña calleja puedes ver un cartel azul: "El taller de las calabazas". Pertenece a un artesano que hace muchos objetos diferentes solamente con calabazas, desde cucharas a lámparas. ¡Está muy bien para un regalo original!

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    Town hall - Ayuntamiento

    by spanishguy Updated Feb 18, 2006

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    Town hall - Ayuntamiento

    You can make out the town hall from the rest of buildings just for the flags, because it's one more white house, as others. Well, in addition there are a plaque which says: "Frigiliana. This city was visited the 23th of June of 1998 by HH.MM. the Kings of Spain".

    Puedes distinguir el ayuntamiento del resto de los edificios solamente por las banderas, ya que es una casa blanca más, como las otras. Bien, además hay una placa que dice: "Frigiliana. Esta villa fue visitada el día 23 de junio de 1998 por SS.MM. los Reyes de España".

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    Callejón del Señor (Passage of the Lord)

    by spanishguy Updated Feb 18, 2006

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    This is other of the nice passages we visited strolling by the Royal Street. It's called the Passage of the Lord because of the Cross placed on its entrance, with a lighted candle. When you come in there is one more steppy street.

    Este es otro de los bonitos callejones que visitamos paseando por la calle Real. Se llama el callejón del Señor por la Cruz que está situada a su entrada, con una vela encendida. Cuando entras hay otra calle con escaleras.

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    Palace of Implements - Palacio del Apero

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    This 17th century building was used as a stall, a granary and a warehouse for implements. After been restored it's the Municipal House of Culture right now, where there is a library, an exhibition room and the tourist information office.

    Este edificio del siglo XVII se usaba como establo, granero y alamacén para aperos de labranza. Tras ser restaurado lo han transformado en la Casa de la Cultura municipal y tiene una biblioteca, una sala de exposiciones y la oficina de información turística.

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    The Mill - El Ingenio

    by spanishguy Updated Feb 17, 2006

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    This Renaissance building was the former Manrique de Lara family's palace, the Counts of Frigiliana. It was built in the 16th century using the walls of an ancient fortress. Currently it's the only honey cane mill working in Europe.

    Este edificio renacentista era el antiguo palacio de la familia Manrique de Lara, condes de Frigiliana. Fue construido en el siglo XVI aprovechando los muros de una antigua fortaleza. En la actualidad es la única fábrica de miel de caña que sigue en funcionamiento en Europa.

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    El Torreón (The Turret)

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    In fact I don't know why this passage is called "The turret" because I didn't see any tower there but any way it's one more typical nice place with lots of plants, flowers and also small fruits.

    En realidad no sé por qué este callejón se llama "El Torreón" ya que no ví ninguna torre aquí. De todas maneras este es otro sitio típico muy bonito, con muchas plantas, flores e incluso pequeñas frutas.

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    Old Fountain - Fuente Vieja

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    This fountain was erected by the Count of Frigiliana in the 17th century, that's why it has the family's coat of arms. It's attached to a house and it was used as drinking trough for animals.

    Esta fuente fue levantada por el Conde de Frigiliana en el siglo XVII, y es por esto que tiene el escudo de su familia en el centro. Está pegada a una casa se utilizaba como abrevadero para animales.

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    A lovely street in the village Frigiliana.

    by Waalewiener Updated Mar 19, 2004

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    Little street in Frigiliana.

    We now start our walk and we are getting more into the village , here is our fist view of one of the little streets with white houses.
    No big surprise to see a Coca Cola vending machine,they are everywhere.

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    This was one of nicest areas in Frigiliana.

    by Waalewiener Updated Mar 19, 2004

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    Street in Frigiliana

    This street really is very nice street ,the buildings on the left with the nice front ,and the steps going up and the nice streetlight.
    I hope the young couple does not mind being in the picture , I could not find a good shot without them.

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    Children playing in the streets of Frigiliana.

    by Waalewiener Updated Mar 19, 2004

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    Kids playing in the street

    Here is a nice street scene in Frigiliana,the children having fun playing in the street ..no cars , no trucks around to worry about ,it was very nice to hear their voices.
    Kids seem to play the same way ,no matter in what country you are.

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    Street light combination water dispensor ????

    by Waalewiener Updated Mar 19, 2004

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    Streetlight

    This is a street light but it also has taps on the bottem, I did not check if there was water coming out the taps but my guess is that there is ,this would be a nice at night as well
    the light can help you to see what you are doing.

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    Calle Jon Del Senor ,that's what this is called.

    by Waalewiener Updated Mar 19, 2004

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    A lovely spot

    A little street leading to ?????? I did not go and see ,we had to move on ,it was real pretty with the cross ,and the street sign , the little lantern,plants hanging around and a scooter (great transportation here).

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