Palacio Episcopal de Málaga - Málaga, Spain
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N 36° 43.215 W 004° 25.216
30S E 373165 N 4064779
Quick Description: The Episcopal Palace of Malaga is located Plaza del Obispo next to the Cathedral Church of the Incarnation of Malaga.
Location: Andalucía, Spain
Date Posted: 5/4/2014 1:53:19 PM
Waymark Code: WMKMZV
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member razalas
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Long Description:
" The first palace was built between 1500 and 1525 on the orders of Bishop Diego Ramirez de Villanueva de Haro. In 1541 it was enlarged on the orders of Bishop Bernardo Manrique. In 1558 Diego de Vergara constructed the patio. Another construction came in 1762 to enlarge the palace, on the orders of Bishop Jose Franquis Lasso de Castilla, and Antonio Ramos was in charge of the construction. When Antonio Ramos died, the architect Jose Martin de Aldehuela took charge of the construction. The façade has a Baroque design and has marble with the colors of pink, white, and grey. The façade is like a retable, decorated with Doric columns and on the third floor there is a niche which has the alabaster sculpture of the Virgen de las Angustias, created by Manuel Agustin Valero. There is an inner private garden that has beautiful tile work, and this is opened only on special occasions. The building has a museum that is used for different art exhibitions, which are free." (visit link)

In March 2014 the entrance fee to ArsMalaga was 4€. The ArsMalaga Museum has 300 pieces of African art that were donated by Ana Alonso and Alberto Jiménez-Arellano to the Diocese of Malaga. It is located inside the Episcopal Palace and is open from Tuesday to Sunday (10:00h to 20:00h).
Bien:: Palacio Episcopal de Málaga

Comunidad Autónoma:: C.A. Andalucía

Provincia:: Málaga

Municipio:: Málaga

Categoría:: Monumento

Website with information about the BIC:: [Web Link]

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