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  • 1 Panteón Ducal Recommended Recommended

    Religious buildings

    E - 41640 Osuna

    The pantheon of the Dukes of Osuna was built in Plateresque style in 1545. The first crypt is approached by a delightful patio with marble arcades. The chapel, stands just below the Colegiata's main altar and is crowned by a blue and gold polychrome ..

  • 2 Monastery of the Incarnation Interesting

    Religious buildings

    Plaza de la Encarnación, s/n E - 41640 Osuna

    The wife of the 4th Duke of Osuna founded this religious Convent of the Order of Mercy in the 17C. The patio is decorated with a magnificent base layer of Seville azulejos (18C) on the theme of the five senses which is found again on staircase and on..

  • 3 Calle San Pedro Interesting

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    C. San Pedro E - 41640 Osuna

    This street includes two superb palaces. The old chapter house, an original baroque 18C building, is by Alonso Ruiz Florindo who designed the belfry of the Church of Mercy. The two buildings have individual pilasters with partitioned decor. A strange..

  • 4 Bell tower of the Church of Mercy Interesting

    Religious buildings

    pl. de la Merced E - 41640 Osuna

    This is a fine Baroque tower built by Alonso Ruiz Florindo, the architect of the old chapter house. These two buildings have many decorative elements in common.

  • 5 Collegial Church (Colegiata) Interesting

    Religious buildings

    pl. de la Encarnación, s/n E - 41640 Osuna

    An impressive Renaissance Collegial Church (16C) dominates the town. The walls of the Church are decorated with real masterpieces; Jesus of Nazareth by the «divine» Morales; a Christ of Mercy by Juan de Mena; Calvary, a marvellous canvas by José de R..

  • 6 Old University

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    E - 41640 Osuna

    Juan Tellez, Count of Urena and father of the first Duke of Osuna, founded this university in 1548. The large square stone building has circular towers at the corners crowned with capitals, with blue and white azulejos. There is an attractive patio i..

  • 7 Torre del Agua

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    Plaza de la Duquesa, s/n E - 41640 Osuna

    This medieval defence tower (12C-13C) of Carthaginian origin contains a small Archaeological Museum which exhibits artefacts and objects, both Iberian and Roman, discovered at Osuna as well as reproductions of Iberian bulls and Roman bronzes from Osu..

  • 8 Old Palace of Puente Hermoso

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    calle Sevilla 44 E - 41640 Osuna

    This building on Sevilla Street is notable for its beautiful 18C Baroque doorway, the wreathed columns of which are of a lower order and are decorated with vine leaves and bunches of grapes. In the same street are other interesting civil and religiou..

  • 9 Palace of the Cepeda

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    calle Huerta 10 E - 41640 Osuna

    This fine 18C building is currently the headquarters of the courts. A beautiful doorway, decorated with a cornice which is full of life and movement, crowns the building. Note the truncated reversed columns of the doorway and, especially, the great c..

  • 10 Osuna's historical centre

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    E - 41640 Osuna

    The rectilinear streets around Plaza del Duque and Plaza de España are lined with Baroque palaces andaristocratic mansions. Through some of their massive wooden doors, studded with copper nails, you may be able to glimpse fine wrought iron railings a..

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