The best of Culture in Benaocaz

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The best of Culture in Benaocaz
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The best cultural tours in Benaocaz

Benaocaz is a beautiful white town in the interior of the Province of Cádiz that is a must-see for all culture lovers. It is an ideal place for you to discover the different cultural elements that can be found here and learn all about them.

Benaocaz boasts a wealth of items of great cultural value: several churches, religious imagery and sculptures, museums, music, cuisine and history. An enriching experience for all.

All this will undoubtly make you enjoy your visit to the town of Benaocaz, especially if you are a culture lover. The history of Benaocaz is stricly related to its culture as the influence of different peoples going through the region during its long history has left its mark on the great majority of towns of the province.

What is more, the local cuisine is undoubtedly part of our culture. When you visit the Province of Cadiz, trying the typical local food is something that you must do.

Benaocaz is not only renowned for its beautiful architecture but also for the less “tangible” culture: for example, flamenco. If you visit Benaocaz, you should see a live flamenco show. Surely, it will not leave you indifferent!

So if you are a real culture aficionado, Benaocaz is an ideal town to spend unforgettable holidays. Do not hesitate to check out our website TUDESTINO to find all useful info about Benaocaz.

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Nasrid District (Barrio Nazarí)
The Barrio Nazarí (Nasrid District) is the oldest and most interesting part of Benaocaz. Of medieval origin, it is well preserved. Itt was one of the last areas of Muslim rule, not turning into Christian hands until the War of Granada. It consists of the ruins of old houses, some of them stately houses. Moreover,...

Hermitage of El Calvario
The Hermitage of El Calvario (Ermita del Calvario), in Benaocaz, is a religious building in the popular style. Its date of construction dates back to the beginning of the 18th century. Its simplicity is what most characterises it. A single white nave with a Bell Tower and the visual effect that makes its location look...

San Pedro Parish Church
The San Pedro Parish Church, in Benaocaz, is a Renaissance-style building built on the remains of an ancient mosque and an Arabic minaret. It was used as a foundation for the Bell Tower. Inside, the Cristo de la Columna stands out. It is popularly known as “Amarrao” (tied up). You will also find the Crucified...

Hermitage of San Blas
The Hermitage of San Blas, in Benaocaz, was built at the beginning of the 18th century. This building came to life thanks to popular donations received. It was reconstructed in 1924. Rectangular shaped, it is interesting to see how its walls are painted imitating architectural elements, such as altarpieces and...

Castle of Aznalmara
The Castle of Aznalmara, also known as Castle of Tavizna, is situated on a hill that rises in the middle of a valley. It is around five hundred metres away from the Tavizna river. It belongs to Benaocaz. The fortress is now in ruins, although you can visit a huge inner ward. It was formerly...

Roman Roads in Benaocaz
The Roman Roads in Benaocaz (Calzada Romana) was the main route of the territory in old times. It took advantage of the natural pass way of the manga de Villaluenga. Connecting Ocuri (Ubrique) and Lacilbula (near Grazalema), it had a key role in communications. So, while walking the road, you can find interesting archaeological remains....

Benaocaz Historical Ecomuseum
The Benaocaz Historical Ecomuseum allows you to learn about each of the historical stages and the relationship between man and nature during the era. In its galleries you can see pieces over 100,000 years old, as well as Roman and Medieval objects. It is an interesting experience where you can discover the highlights of the...

Benaocaz Town Hall
The Benaocaz Town Hall is an interesting Baroque building divided into two floors with an Arab-tile roof. In its interior you will find an archive of historical documents from the 16th...

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