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

description : Between 879 and 918, Umar ibn Hafsun led a revolt against the caliphal government at Cordoba from his fortified outpost at Bobastro built on the Mesas de Villaverde in the Sierra de la Pizarra mountain range near Ronda.By 899, this Muwallad leader had converted from Islam to Christianity.

Shortly after, some time in the early tenth century, he commissioned a church at the site next to his fortress.

History of Bobastro

history : The legend of Bobastro goes back to the time when the Moors ruled Al Andalus.The fortified village was the headquarters of Umar ibn Hafsun who led a revolt against the caliphal government at Cordoba between 879 and 918 AD.

By 899, he had converted from Islam to Christianity and some time in the early tenth century, he commissioned the construction of a church.

Things to visit in Bobastro

to visit : Hewn directly from one great piece of rock, this Mozarabic creation features a basilica plan and is organized into three naves divided by arched structures.Today these archaeological remains are part of Ardales National Park.

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