Sightseeing

Hermitage of Cristo de Urda (Vera Cruz)

The original chapel of this town had to build before the sixteenth century. It has undergone numerous reforms to show its present form.

This shrine is a very austere exterior, surprise inside the great Baroque wealth. It is built with stones from the quarries of the city and the bell tower of solid bricks. It is a building of a single ship and the background is the altarpiece oriented east, dating from the seventeenth century; in the center of that altarpiece, the chapel where the Holy Image of the Holy Christ of the True Cross, decorated with paintings of Guerrero Malagon. A temple that is sure to please the tourists are encouraged to visit this land.

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Church of the Cristo de Urda ( Vera Cruz).

Christ Chapel

Longitudinal plant, this chapel is composed of four pillaster chapitel ship sections, chancel and apse flat headwall dressing room.

Church of San Juan Bautista

It was built, apparently, on the foundations of another existing in 1286. Its style is that printed all the Sanjuanista constructions Order: large dimensions, resistant walls, a Latin cross. At its head is the presbytery, with an altarpiece dedicated to its owner John the Baptist and Jesus receiving the baptism in the waters of the Jordan River. Other scenes alluding to the Passion, Death and Resurrection of the Lord's altar.

Hermitage de la Concepcion

The rectangular, without presbytery with a flat roof. It presents only two openings: the access and a small rectangular window, both on the south side.

Guerrero Malagón Museum

Museum dedicated to the local artist Guerrero Malagon. It has a votive room where the faithful have put relics in gratitude. Sculptor, draftsman, engraver, sculptor, writer, painter and feeling above all; Guerrero Malagon is an indispensable figure in the field of culture Toledo, Castilian-La Mancha and national levels and remains an artist in the process of investigation. Research in public and private archives and in the personnel file of the painter. A preliminary cataloging of his work which, given its production is necessary also be faced with calm. With these premises could not be the purpose of this paper exhausting the study I took the painter Guerrero Malagon.

El Molino Uncle Rufus

Molino completely rebuilt, as only the foundations of it were preserved. The rehabilitation was carried out in the year 2006y was carried out by its owner Tarjuelo D.Eugenio particularly González.

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Data of interes of Urda

  • Town hall:
    • Tlfn.: 925 472 100
  • Museo Guerrero Malagón:

Holidays at Urda

  • "The Hornazo" Pilgrimage held on Sunday.
  • "San Cristobal" (July 10)
  • "Miniferia" (last weekend of August).
  • Fairs and Festivals in honor of the Holy Christ of the True Cross (Patron, September 27 to October 1).
  • "National Migas" (December 8).

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