Alfajarín

It is the largest municipality of the Commonwealth surface, extending north to Monegros, and south to the river Ebro. Includes recreational developments Montes and White County. White Mountains are famous, extremely arid, with contrasting vegas. Nowadays there are the ruins of the castle. Your Arabian descent, also lies in the passage of the ditch Urdan and the presence of numerous Moorish families until the seventeenth century. It was a walled core, leaving an arc of the fourteenth century, La Portaza, which gave entrance to the town.

MUSLIM CASTLE

The Muslim Castle Alfajarín be built as one of the defensive castles and surveillance during the tenth century were built along the banks of the Ebro. While the few remains preserved today are later and belong to the fortifications that made the Corneles in XIII and XIV century. Therefore the development of the town of Alfajarín is always made under the castle, to which I always look at the people.

ERMITA VIRGEN DE LA PEÑA

In 1590 Don Pedro Alagon and Espés Lord of Alfajarín and his wife Doña Esperanza Urries founded with Fray José de la Cueva (Dominican) a Dominican convent in the old chapel of St. Mary Magdalene. In 1672 would be abandoned until its reconstruction between 1732 and 1734 by the Marquis of Aytona, Lords of Alfajarín, becoming the Ermita de la Virgen de la Cueva.

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