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The village of La Rambla, between Córdoba and Montilla, is typical of the villages in this area. It is well known for its pottery, as well as for once having hosted the illustrious writer, Miguel de Cervantes y Saavedra. The future author of Don Quixote was sent here as a tax collector and quartermaster, and entrusted with keeping watch over the royal granary.
Tourist attractions La Rambla : Things to see and do
The parish church was almost completely rebuilt in the 18C. Its delicately worked doorway is by the sculptor Hernán Ruiz I from Sevilla. Its style, characteristic of the 16C, is known as Plateresque, a term that derives from "platero" meani..
Go to the college church to see an absolute jewel, the pride of the inhabitants of La Rambla. The wooden statue of Jesus of Nazareth carrying the Cross is the work of the Baroque sculptor from Córdoba, Juan de Mesa (1583-1627).
The beautiful Baroque brick tower is profusely decorated, especially on the west face and around the windows and openings.