Important and populous city on the hills of his name , in the geographic center of the province, in a village of olive and cereal fields landscape.
Ubeda is an artistic and monumental city, look where you look, and one of the most majestic and glorious Andalusian towns . Castellana and Renaissance on all four sides , contains so many monuments, churches , palaces and stately homes it is best to walk through it and move virtually at the time of its historic splendor : La Capilla del Salvador , located in the incomparable Plaza del Ayuntamiento, St. Paul 's Church , the Church of St. Mary of the Alcazar , the Church of the Trinity, the Oratory of San Juan de la Cruz, Santa Clara Monastery , Palace of Vela Cobo, Palacio de las Cadenas, House Towers , Hospital de Santiago , the old Hospital Honored Salvador , Clock Tower, Walls Cava , Pottery Museum and the National Parador of Tourism, are some of the wonders contained in this amazing city.
And its potters , especially the house -museum of Paco Titos ; Besides these attractions , a visit to the walls and the splendid view from there it gets suggested.
Whoever see Renaissance architecture and urbanism in Andalucia to visit the province of Jaén . The splendor of the new art in jiennenses land is due to the combination of two factors: the strength and patronage of a handful of noblemen families- Cobos, Molina , ... - and the presence of the likes of architect Andrew Vandelvira .
The peak is reached in the towns of Baeza and Ubeda , birthplace of Francisco de los Cobos , secretary of Emperor Charles V. His impulse dragged other nobles and members of the municipal councils , which endowed their cities in an important group of buildings civil - palaces , town hall, jail , butchers, deposits , fish , universities , supplies, hospitals, among which we find some of the masterpieces of the Renaissance in Andalusia.
Ubeda , in the vicinity of the Plaza del Salvador , may be a number of key works related to Vandelvira : Palace Vázquez ( Town Hall) , the Palacio del Marqués de Mancera, the Granary , remodeled in the eighteenth century , the Palace of Dávalos ( Parador Nacional de Turismo) and the Church of the Savior, built from a draft of Siloam Diego funeral chapel of Francisco de los Cobos.
Must deserve the Palacio del Conde de Guadiana , the Casa de las Torres , who has one of the best patios in the Andalusian Renaissance, Vela and Palacio de los Cobos Hospital of Santiago.
In Baeza include City Hall, the whole Jabalquinto and San Felipe Neri Seminary , the Cathedral, the complex of buildings of the Plaza of populism and the Church of San Francisco.
In Jaén the traveler find a Renaissance cathedral in speaking Vandelvira , which should be the Chapter House and the Sacristy , masterpiece of Spanish architecture. Other Renaissance pieces are: the Palace of the Cobaleda Nicuesa and some covers ( the Provincial Museum for the Granary and the ancient church of San Miguel , the Church of San Ildefonso ) .
Martos shows the Town Hall, the Church of Santa Marta , the Fuente del Pilar and the Jail. Huelma , the Parish Church, Vandelvira work . Sabiote canena and exhibit its magnificent Renaissance castles . In Villacarillo is the Church of the Assumption and Cazorla , the ruins of the parish church and the Fountain of Chains. Jiennenses many other peoples, such as Alcalá la Real, preserved examples of Renaissance architecture in its churches, civil works and buildings, which experienced a substantial renovation during the time that this was the prevailing style.
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The Hospital of Santiago , built between 1562 and 1576, is the work of Spanish architect Andrés de Vandelvira. Conceived as a charity , included a hospital for poor patients , a church, a cemetery and a palace .
Hospital remained in office until 1975 , currently being multipurpose cultural center of great importance in the socio-cultural life of the city.
Museum Art House is a traditional Andalusian house with an interesting preamble Andalusian Arts .
It is a palatial home of the late fifteenth century . Inside , it houses a large collection of artefacts belonging to Arab culture , Jewish and Christian , such as ceramics , metalware, antique doors, polychrome coffered , tracery and popular objects that have been part of our culture. It is located in Ubeda, Province of Jaen.
Collegiate Church of Santa María de los Reales Alcazares.
Style: Gothic - Mudéjar - Renaissance - Baroque - Gothic Revival . Chronology S. XIII -XIX . Old mosque and church Mayor schoolboy from 1259-1852 . This set on subsurface archaeological Copper Age .
This temple , Mayor Parish Church of Úbeda , is the most significant overlap of architectural styles of the city. On the home front , tardorenacentista as lateral stresses the relief of the Adoration of the Shepherds , based on a portrait of Italian painter Zuccaro . Lift the door , call the Consolata , is emblematic because it makes its way out from where the dawn of Good Friday Our Father Jesus Nazarene.
Contains an interesting fifteenth century cloisters and chapels noble of the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries, and numerous pieces of high railings and paint artistic representation.
In this location they filmed part of the most representative sequences of the film " Captain Alatriste " .
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