Must see attractions in Ronda

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    Plaza de Toros

    In existence for more than 200 years, this is one of Spain's oldest bullrings and the site of some of the most important events in bullfighting history. A…

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    Museo Lara

    This crazy, cluttered museum is the private collection of Juan Antonio Lara Jurado, who has been a collector since the age of 10. Now in his 80s, he still…

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    Casa del Rey Moro

    Several landscaped terraces give access to La Mina, an Islamic stairway of nearly two hundred steps cut into the rock all the way down to the river at the…

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    Puente Nuevo

    Straddling the dramatic gorge of the Río Guadalevín (Deep River) is Ronda's most recognisable sight, the towering Puente Nuevo, so named not because it's…

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    Plaza de España

    The town's main square was made famous by Ernest Hemingway in For Whom the Bell Tolls. Chapter 10 tells how, early in the civil war, the 'fascists' of a…

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    Iglesia de Santa María La Mayor

    The city’s original mosque metamorphosed into this elegant church. Just inside the entrance is an arch covered with Arabic inscriptions that was part of…

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    Museo Joaquín Peinado

    Native Ronda artist Joaquín Peinado was an amigo and contemporary of Picasso's, a fact reflected in his work, with its strong abstract lines, flirtations…

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    Museo de Ronda

    This somewhat faded city museum displays artefacts and information spanning several millennia of Andalucian history. Of even more interest to some will be…

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    Baños Árabes

    Backing onto Ronda’s river, these 13th-century Arab baths are among the best-preserved in all of Andalucía, with horseshoe arches, columns and clearly…

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    Iglesia de la Merced

    The convent attached to this church was was one of the richest in the early 17th century and was home to several stunning paintings. Sadly, the paintings…

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    Puente Viejo

    Taking the narrow Calle Marqués de Salvatierra will bring you to the small Puente Viejo, with views down to the river as it rushes into the gorge.

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    Puerta de Almocábar

    The old town is surrounded by massive fortress walls pierced by two ancient gates: the Islamic Puerta de Almocábar, which in the 13th century was the main…

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    Museo del Bandolero

    This small museum is dedicated to the banditry for which central Andalucía was once renowned. Old prints reflect that when the youthful bandoleros …

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    Iglesia del Espírito Santo

    This grandiose Gothic church dates from 1485, the year of Ronda's reconquest by order of the Reyes Catolicos (Catholic Monarchs); it took 20 years to…

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    Puente Árabe

    One of three historic bridges spanning the gorge. This one is the oldest, dating from Moorish times.