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Almogia, in the province of Malaga , Information, history  and Property for Sale and Rent

description : This small town roughly halfway between Malaga and Antequera is rightly proud of its name.It derives from the Moorish al-megia or al-mexia, the pretty one, a reference to its position in the foothills of the Sierra del Hacho, in the shadow of the Sancti-Petri peak.

History of Almogia

history : There was very probably a settlement here since Roman times, as the presence of a Roman road nearby attests.The town we see was settled by Moors, and during the revolt against Cordobas Omeyas caliphate by Omar ben Hafsun in the 11th century Almogia was fortified as an outpost of Hafsuns castle at Bobastro, near the El Chorro gorge.

During the wars of the Reconquest, Almogia was also used as a prison for Christian captives, and fell to the Christians only late in the Reconquest - 1487, just five years before the decisive fall of Grenada in 1492.Many of the Moriscos - -those allowed to remain - were involved in the unsuccessful Moorish uprising of 1570, and reprisals were harsh, leading to a drastic depopulation of the area.

The castle was captur

Things to visit in Almogia

to visit : The castle, known as the Hins-Xan-Biter (Sancti-Petri, after the mountain) is the most prominent structure in Almogia, although most of it is in ruins.The towns most remarkable church is the Iglesia de Nuestra Senora de la Asuncion, built over the ruins of a Moorish mosque deliberately destroyed after the Reconquest.

It was designed by Diego de Vergara in 1552 for the Bishop of Malaga.Despite the destruction of the original mosque, an impressive coffered mudejar ceiling covers the central nave.

The

Interesting Links of Almogia

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Picture of the Town of Almogia, located in the Costa del Sol of Malaga Province, Spain
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Picture of the Town of Almogia, located in the Costa del Sol of Malaga Province, Spain
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Picture of the Town of Almogia, located in the Costa del Sol of Malaga Province, Spain
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Some properties for sale in Almogia

Showing 5 properties out of a total of 6 : from 100 Eu to 9,999,999 Eu : for sale : in the town of Almogia : in Malaga province

Finca for sale in Almogia  | Finca to buy in Almogia | REF:YMS011 | 22500 Euros
BARGAIN
Almogia, Finca
Eu 22,500
4200 Sqm | https://www.inlandproperties.info/stars/NONE.gif
Finca for sale in Almogia  | Finca to buy in Almogia | REF:ALM012 | 173000 Euros
FOR SALE
Almogia, Finca
Eu 173,000
1 beds | 60 Sqm | 800 Sqm Plot | https://www.inlandproperties.info/stars/2STAR.gif
Villa for sale in Almogia  | Villa to buy in Almogia | REF:ALM013 | 199995 Euros
5 STAR
Almogia, Villa
Eu 199,995
2 beds | 101 Sqm | 2500 Sqm Plot | https://www.inlandproperties.info/stars/5STAR.gif
Almogia Finca For sale | Ref : Eeas2525 | 225000 Euros
FOR SALE
Almogia, Finca
Eu 225,000
7 beds | http://www.inlandproperties.info/stars/3STAR.gif
Villa for sale in Almogia  | Villa to buy in Almogia | REF:ALM007 | 228000 Euros
4 STAR
Almogia, Villa
Eu 228,000
3 beds | 120 Sqm | 311 Sqm Plot | https://www.inlandproperties.info/stars/4STAR.gif
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