The church of San Agustín in Jumilla
The figure of the Virgen de la Asunción, the patron of Jumilla, is kept in this 16th century church This relatively small church, which was built in approximately 1570, was for a long time considered the last place of Christian worship on the road out of Jumilla towards Granada, and even today it still stands in the south-western outskirts of the town. It is principally recognizable by the two Baroque-style domes, one over the main nave and..

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Conservatorio Profesional de Música de Jumilla
Musical tuition Jumilla Conservatorio Profesional de Música de Jumilla Avda. Reyes Católicos, s/n. 30520. Jumilla Teléfono: 968 782 777  Click for map. Avda. Reyes Católicos, s/n. For more information about visiting Jumilla, including what's on, local news and all of the bodegas on the Jumilla wine route, visit the home page of Jumilla Today.

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Cajamurcia Aula de Cultura Jumilla (BMN)
Aula de Cultura de CajaMurcia (now Banco Mare Nostrum) in Jumilla The Fundación Cajamurcia was formed to support the arts by operating a network of exhibition and conference centres throughout the Region of Murcia in which cultural exhibitions and conferences can be held, and most major towns in the Region still have one despite the fact that the bank no longer exists. In the case of Jumilla the facility is located in Calle Pasos..

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Plaza de Arriba Jumilla
A central plaza which has retained the same core elements for the last 500 years The “Plaza de Arriba” is without doubt one of the most important central points in the old quarter of Jumilla and has been so since the fifteenth century. In spite of a number of modifications undertaken during the last 500 years, it still maintains the same basic elements as when it was first constructed, namely the former Palacio del Concejo which is..

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The Town Hall of Jumilla
The Town Hall building in the centre of Jumilla was a hospital in the 16th century The building which is home to the Town Hall of Jumilla (the Ayuntamiento) was built between 1580 and 1583 to serve as the Hospital “Sancti Spiritu”, and it remained in use as such until the mid-19th century, being of especial importance during the Peninsular War (1807-14). However, it was then taken over by the local authorities, since when the only significant..

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Teatro Vico Jumilla
The theatre offers a full range of musical and theatrical entertainment Address: Calle Cánovas del Castillo, nº 74, 30520 Jumilla T: 968 781166 Click for map, Calle Cánovas del Castillo, Jumilla The Teatro Vico is located on the central street of Cánovas de Castillo, not much more than 100 yards along from the Town Hall. The theatre offers the people of Jumilla and the rest of the region a variety of entertainments, including not only..

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Markets in Jumilla
Jumilla has a traditional indoor market and street market every Tuesday Shopping in markets is always a pleasurable experience in Spain, with fresh produce, butchers, fishmongers, bakery and household items always available in indoor markets and a vast range of goods including clothing, fruit and veg in the weekly street markets. Prices are generally very good as traders are competing for business, with friendly service and good quality..

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Iglesia Mayor de Santiago in Jumilla
The largest church in Jumilla was built between the 15th and 19th centuries The large church dedicated to the Apostle Santiago in Jumilla is probably the most iconic building in the town itself (although it is overshadowed by the castle that stands above), and although construction began as early as the 15th century the truth is that it could still be viewed as “work in progress” until well into the 19th.   As a result it contains..

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The La Estacada botanical garden in Jumilla
A beautiful park just outside the town of Jumilla The Jardín Botánico de La Estacada in Jumilla is located approximately one kilometre south of the built-up area of the town alongside the C-3314 road (also known as the RM-714) which leads to Cieza, Calasparra and Caravaca de la Cruz. Occupying an area of around 20,000 square metres, it features magnificent conifers and has become one of the most popular gardens of its kind in the..

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Iglesia del Salvador, Jumilla
A small church converted into a Murciano baroque temple This is one of the largest churches in Jumilla, but despite its size it is hard to appreciate it from the outside, as it is located in the old narrow streets of the town at the corner of Calle Canalejas and Calle Pasos. Prior to its construction, the site in the centre of Jumilla was occupied by a smaller place of worship devoted to Nuestra Señora del Loreto. This was built in approximately..

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Jardín del Rey Don Pedro in Jumilla
The oldest park in Jumilla dates from the late 19th century The Jardín del Rey Don Pedro is the oldest public park in Jumilla, and was designed in the late 19th century to host the annual fair in the town. Many of the decorative elements date from the 1940s, including tiles from Sevilla created by Ramos Rejano which depict characters and episodes from the story of Don Quijote and, perhaps a little oddly, the early films of Walt Disney. The..

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The Casa del Artesano in Jumilla
A restored 16th century residence is home to the craftsmen and women of Jumilla The Casa del Artesano or arts and crafts centre of Jumilla is housed in the Casa Honda, a Renaissance building which dates from the first 30 years of the 16th century, consisting of two floors and with a distribution of living spaces which follows the model of Roman villas. The living areas are all around a central patio which boasts a water feature and which..

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The church of San Antón and Semana Santa museum in Jumilla
The building now housing the Semana Santa Museum was completed in 1611 The small church of San Antón was built in 1611 on the outskirts of the town, and as the growth of Jumilla is naturally limited by the dry river bed on the west it is still on the edge of the built-up area.  The baroque features of the building include the dome and the windows, and after it was last restored  in 2002 the building was loaned to the brotherhoods who..

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Iglesia de San José, Jumilla
A small 17th-century church in the Plaza de Arriba in Jumilla The small church of San José stands at the north-eastern corner of the Plaza de Arriba in Jumilla, a square in the older quarter of the town which is also home to the former Palacio del Concejo (now the municipal archaeological museum), the former grain store (now the Universidad Popular) and the Jesús Nazareno museum.  The church dates from the early 17th century, and consists..

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