Calvario Route

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Together with the center part of the city, it is one of the oldest district of the city and is located in the northern part of the center starting from Isabel Manoja Avenue. The fact that it wasn’t so affected by tourist influences it keeps the style of a traditional town in Torremolinos.

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"La Bateria" Park

It is one of the lungs of the city offering many leisure options. “La Batería” park has a special seafront location, being the perfect place to get away from the pavement and to enjoy the nature without leaving the city.

It is located on the northern part of “La Carihuela” and close to “Montemar Alto” train station. “La Batería” park counts on more than 74,000 square meters dedicated to leisure time, the practice of sports and family fun. It has more than one thousand trees of different forest species.

Like a Centra Park this park is enjoyed by many people thanks to several attractions. The main one is an artificial lake of more than 9,000 square meters where you can sail by renting a boat at a cheap price. There is also a wonderful classical venetian merry-go-round, with 50 figures such as giraffes, horses, carriages, houses that will delight children.

Besides, you can visit a lookout tower of 15 meters height, a garden paths net, sports area, a bikeway, run track and a big children’s play area.

The name of the park is related to and old defensive battery cannon in the place. In fact, you can still visit some cannons and two underground bunkers. “La Batería” park counts on 150 parking places and a main entrance. Pets are not allowed.

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The Forgotten Castle

The historian Carlos Blanco Cabrera by means of a patient investigation found that some centuries before Torremolinos had a great military building known as “Doña Sancha” fort. He discovered it when he was examining an old map of Torremolinos which was kept in Simancas Archive of rare and historical manuscripts in Valladolid.

He paid attention to a colour tiny drawing representing a rectangular structure located at the top of the map. When the drawing was enlarged, the historian could read “Doña Sancha” fort. It was a big surprise for the town as there were no reference about it before. It is sensed that the fort was built before the last third of the XVIIIth century.

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Torremolinos Town Council

The main headquarters of Torremolinos Town Council is located in “Blas Infante” square, a building designed by the renowned architect Salvador Moreno Peralta which deserves to be visited. Besides the municipal utilities such as, citizens assistance department, registry, registration residency of consumer office, the building holds events and exhibitions that can be visited by residents and tourists.

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Federico García Lorca Square

It is a very busy square located opposite the Town Council surrounded by all kind of services, shops and bars where you are offered a good “tapa” in the typical district of “El Calvario” in Torremolinos.

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Cristo Resucitado Parish

Built in 1981 in “El Calvario” district it is at present the headquarters of the Diocese of Málaga. It is a splendid building of the last century that we recommend you to visit.

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"Calvario" Fountain

Urban fountain:
Urban fountain Located at the intersection of Fernando de Prado” street and “Europa” street. Dated from the fifties and sixties the fountain has a domestic use. The water come from the fountain “El Pinar”.

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Isabel Manoja Favourite Daughter Monument

Isabel Manoja took part actively in the independence process of the city regarding Málaga and was also pioneer of the local trade and founder of the Brotherhood “ Nuestro Padre Jesús Nazareno y María Santísima de los Dolores. On the other hand, she was an active member of the group “Peña Los Romeros”, an organization founded for recovering local traditions.

She was born in 1942 in the central square “Costa del Sol” and died only four months before the town got the independence from Málaga in September 1988. This monument confirms her naming as Favorite Daughter of Torremolinos.

The monument was made by the prestigious American architect Hamilton Redd Armstrong, who has also made some of the most beautiful sculptural ensemble that decorate the city center of Torremolinos, such as “Homenaje a Andalucía” in Andalucia square and “Nymph” that occupies a privileged place in the wonderful natural space of the botanical garden “Molino de Inca”.

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Commemorative Plaque to Blas Infante

It is located in the Avenue “Isabel Manoja” at the beginning of “Río Subordán” street, the plaque has an inscription “”for a free Andalusia, Spain and humanity” in tribute to Blas Infante who was recognized by the Andalusian Parliament as distinguished forefather of the Andalusian mother country because of his fighting for the achievement of the self-government statute for Andalusia.

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