Ronda is a city that will surprise you, it is common to see many tourists with their cameras through the city there is a new surprise after every corner. Walking through its streets and museums to immerse yourself in the history of Andalusia, a history of Arabs and Romans, bandits of the Serrania de Ronda, breathtaking views of a village and a bridge straight out of the imagination of an artist.
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Museums, monuments and things to do
Monuments and places to visit in the south of Spain, highly recommended if you come to Andalusia during your holiday or if you've never been to Ronda.
This area known as La Ciudad is the oldest in the city and has its origin during the Arab reign as many of other monuments in Ronda although most of them were modified after the Christian conquest. Here you will find the famous 'Casa del Rey Moro', the 'Casa del Gigante', the 'Casa de San Juan Bosco' or the main church among many other buildings.
Casco Antiguo de Ronda
Arco de Felipe V
During 1742 this bow and entrance was built in the city through the old Moorish wall to facilitate the passage of people and goods, the reason is that a year before the previous bridge was destroyed and they had to facilitate a new entry point to the city.
It is close to the Moorish King Home.(Casa del Rey Moro)
Map and reviews: https://goo.gl/maps/6sbEhaE9VYT2
Ronda symbol built during the eighteenth century for connecting the historical with the modern area of the city. This bridge was built to replace an older one that collapsed during 1740.
Inside the bridge there where once a cell, actually it is a museum of interpretation where you can learn more about the building process of the bridge and the different projects that were made.
Calle Armiñán, 2,29400 Ronda,Málaga, España
Map and reviews:https://goo.gl/maps/TgLqLBurwBM2
Alameda del Tajo: Parque y mirador
If you enjoy the quiet places and beautiful views, you must visit the Ronda viewpoint.
Address: Paseo Blas Infante, 1,29400 Ronda
Map and reviews:https://goo.gl/maps/q2QQLFrdHy72
Casa del Rey Moro
Palace of Arab origin which has been inhabited throughout history. It has stairs that reach the bottom of the pit situated under 60 meters, highly recommended if you are fit enough to go back upstairs.
Calle Cuesta de Santo Domingo, 9,29400 Ronda,Málaga,España
Teléfono: +34 952 18 71 19
Map and reviews: https://goo.gl/maps/aZRqVziiK182
Palacio de Moctezuma: Museo Joaquín Peinado
The descendants of the Aztec emperor Moctezuma resided in this palace, actually it is the Museum of the Unicaja Foundation exposing the works from the local artist.
Schedule: From 10am to 5pm
Address: Plaza del Gigante,29400 Ronda,Málaga,España
Phone: +34 952 87 15 85
Map and reviews:https://goo.gl/maps/qrfpha5N1TH2
Palacio de Mondragón: Museo Municipal
Palace used as municipal museum of Ronda with archaeological remains found in the area and others donated.
Address: Plaza Mondragón, 5,29400 Ronda,Málaga,España
Phone: +34 952 16 11 02
Map and reviews:https://goo.gl/maps/uNGuhvM6uAF2
Parish church of Santa María la Mayor
Located in the old town and surrounded by museums, built above a mosque from the eleventh century town. Before being a mosque it was a Roman temple so it was a sacred place since a very long time.
Address: Plaza de la Duquesa de Parcent, 0,29400 Ronda
Map and Reviews:https://goo.gl/maps/6ww2Ct4RCY22
Bullring: Real Maestranza de Caballería de Ronda
Bullring built with the proposal of training the chivalry and founded in 1572. It was a traditional event in the Middle Ages the practice of games with skills with bulls, something that attracted the public.
Inside there is a bullfighting museum that shows the history of the bullring and information about events.
Address: Calle Virgen de la Paz, 15,29400 Ronda
Phone: +34 952 87 41 32
Map and Reviews:https://goo.gl/maps/rtPSeNAna8n
Interesting museum where you can find one of the most important private collections in Malaga. It is situated in a typical mansion from 18th century in old town.
The museum has several rooms with a great diversity of collected objects exposed, some rooms:
- 18th and 19th century clocks museum
- Exposure of the Inquisition and witchcraft ...
From 11am to 8pm Between June and October.
From 11am to 7pm between November and May.
Address: Calle Armiñán, 29,29400 Ronda,Málaga,España
Phone: +34 952 87 12 63
Map and Reviews:https://goo.gl/maps/C9atGhWtJfn
Minaret of San Sebastían
This minaret is preserved from the Arab period in Ronda, it is located in the city old town.
Plaza Abul Beka, s/n,29400 Ronda,Málaga,España
Map and Reviews: https://goo.gl/maps/FeUGgaHJ6Uw
Since 1995 this museum shows visitors a part of that romantic Ronda where the bandits are the protagonists. Ronda was home of famous bandits of the Serrania de Ronda and this museum collects important pieces have been collected thanks to private donations and Town Hall
The museum has information on hiking trails that follow the steps of the bandits and a shop to buy souvenirs of your visit to the museum.
The museum has audio guides in English, French, German and Spanish.
Autumn and Winter from 11 AM. to 19 PM.
Spring and Summer from 11 AM. to 20,30 PM.
Address: Calle Armiñán, 65,29400 Ronda,Málaga,España
Phone: +34 952 87 12 63
Map and reviews:https://goo.gl/maps/C9atGhWtJfn
Wine museum in Ronda
Come to know how the wine is made in Ronda, a place where you can also discover the manufacturing process and taste their wine.
The building has inside Roman and Arab remains, it was also used as home during the Civil War and as a cellar from 1977 in advance.
From 10:00 to 20:00
Address: c /Gonzalez Campos nº2,29400 Ronda,Málaga,España
Phone: +34 952 879 735
Map and reviews:https://goo.gl/maps/MhrG1Mq6hUs
Great example of the water use made in the past by the Arabs.
Address: Calle Molino de Alarcón, 11,29400 Ronda,Málaga, España
Map and reviews:https://goo.gl/maps/Sq3L3pt6jPu