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21Feb-5Mar, Berja: Carnival
- Friday, 21 February at 10:00: CARNIVAL CHILDREN - Saturday March 1, at 21:30 h: CARNIVAL PARTY & DANCE - Sunday March 2nd, all day: FREE CARNIVAL IN THE STREETS OF BERJA - Ash Wednesday, March 5, at 18:30 h: Burial of the Sardine
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ALCANTARA STREET HOUSE # 12
Rectangular building, two floors, built and plastered masonry plastered with Arab-tile roof. The facade is divided into two parts by a band, featuring the cover centered, round arch framed by Tuscan pillars upon which rests an entablature point. A homepage is accessed via three steps stonework. Presents flat bays with bars on the ground floor sill.
ALCANTARA STREET HOUSE NO 16-18
Quadrangular building, three floors, built in masonry plastered with Arab-tile roof gable. Presents with recerco flat bays, highlighting the balconies, on brackets, on the first floor. These are protected by rail, in the case of located on the front and shoulder bars on the sides.
ALCANTARA STREET HOUSE NO 36-38
Building of eclectic style, rectangular, two-storey. The façade shows differences in treatment due to their membership of house. Is framed by low plinth and cornice supported by simple corbels. The openings are arranged regularly, in number five height. Downstairs emphasizes the cover right home, which, with segmented arch, has a strong shoulder in the key, being more open recerco at the base. The side to front grille have a rich parapet with ridge on top. The bays of the first floor, lintels, balconies are protected by railings. Are framed by Doric pilasters and curved pediment.
The largest and most important of the Shire, with 7.5 h ª extension, which corresponds to the former Al-Hisana, primitive walled town and administrative center of the deserted medieval taha. Highlights remains of a rectangular toreón built in mud, remains of the wall in different condition, cisterns, a raft, which could correspond to residues homes. Prior to the Arab settlement was Roman.
ALFEREZ STREET HOUSE # 2
Building eclectic style quadrangular, three heights, with Arab-tile roof gable on a body d eluces rises. The main façade has low plinth and cornice, entablature above. Displays cover of segmented arch located in central and similar to other vain decoration. The openings are five in number by height, and have wrought iron railings and handrails in parapet decorated with leads and coils.
ALFEREZ STREET HOUSE # 7
Building of eclectic style, quadrangular, three floors, built in stone and brick, plastered and plastered with Arab-tile roof gable. Presents with recerco flat bays and is divided into three sections by a ledge that extends under the balconies.
ALJIBE PAYMENT OF FERRIS WHEEL OR BOQUERON
Livestock medieval cistern medium (3 x 7 m), characteristic of the Shire.
ALMANZOR STREET HOUSE # 19
Rectangular house, two floors, with flat roof and eaves tile. Presents plinth dark color, while the rest of the facade is bleached. The first floor has three flat bays, accommodating the central a wooden door and side windows paths, the paths being framed stoas moldings the same color as the base. These empty simulate a bow lowered. The second floor has three flat bays that accommodate two windows framed by moldings simulating segmental arch.
ALMANZOR STREET HOUSE # 29
House rectangular, two-storey, flat roof with cornice over shaped sawtooth. Presents the plastered facade and framed by a smooth strip and plinth. Highlight three flat bays at the first height, the central hosting a wooden door and two windows side. The three spans have top molding that frames and laterally. The two bays of the second floor are vertically aligned with the windows on the first floor, and are superior and laterally framed by moldings.
ALMANZOR STREET HOUSE # 31
House rectangular, two-storey, flat deck with upper cornice. Presents plinth dark color, the rest of the facade being bleached. The first level has three flat bays, accommodating the central a wooden door and a window to the left side, both above and laterally framed by molding with shoulder at its top center. The right is only openings framed by a band, hosting a wooden gate for access to the stables. The second floor has three flat bays, serving both the left and windows with small balconies, in addition paths that frame moldings top and side. The right vain hosts a "door" of wood, and is also framed by a molding.
ALMANZOR STREET HOUSE # 6
House rectangular, two-storey, flat roof on ledge with sawtooth. Presents plinth plaster, the rest of the facade being bleached. The first floor has four flat bays, staying right center a wooden door with bas and two swinging gates. The remaining windows with individual bays housed iron bars. All of these openings are framed laterally superior paths moldings yellow. Between the first and the second we find a horizontal yellow trim that stretches across the facade. The second floor has four bays that host lintels two windows with their balconies, small and forge, finding these openings framed by respective top and side moldings yellow.
ANTONIO MILL COW
Mill also called Ripoll, his jump was prolonged by about 80 m to reach the necessary height. The cárcavo was perperdicular to the address of the system.
April 27, Berja: San Marcos
The feast is celebrated on April 27. This festival takes place the last Sunday in April. This is one of the festivals rescued by Don Jose Ruiz in front of the Culture Department of the City of Berja, which together with neighboring streets: Race Granada, San Marcos and Umbria organized at the end of the eighties, and which led to the formation of Generosity San Marcos. The celebration takes place at dawn on Sunday and is to provide an odd number of turns with your animals, followed by the route walk down the street start Salvador Dalí, Federico García Lorca Placetilla, El Greco, Teatro, La Palma, Umbria , San Marcos, Race Granada until the parish church, and the next day will visit San Marcos and San Antón. Neighbors in the beginning and today Stewardship, make a break at the end of Race Street Granada, where on the eve of Sunday selling donuts typical San Marcos, which have previously been blessed in the ceremony.
AQUEDUCT MILL GARCIA
Aqueduct built in masonry ditch which carried water to the Mill Garcia. Presents a damaged plaster and a long span of arch consisting of bricks. This aqueduct opens into what was once a mill.
AQUEDUCT OF THE SEASIDE OF COCA
Aqueduct appreciable dimensions, built of masonry, consisting of a single span arch with concreted thread.
AQUEDUCT Rambla de SANTA LUCIA
Appreciable ditch aqueduct built in masonry dimensions. Describe a round arch with voussoirs in brick.
August 4, Berja: Fair Berja
The fair is held between August 4 and August 10. Berja Fair is held every year to coincide with the first day of the month of August. It is a popular festival, with many shows, rides and bullfights, which are located in the center of town, along Highway Adra, Avenida José Barrionuevo Peña and Manuel Salmerón. It also has a "" Fair Noon "," thanks to the virgitanos restaurateurs, a festive atmosphere that invites you to enjoy is achieved. The Pilgrimage Sunday fair is held early in the afternoon, where you get to the gates of the Sanctuary of Our Lady of Gádor, either on foot or horse floats decked. This pilgrimage has a large number of pilgrims that focus to end the festivities.
Avenida Manuel Salmerón
(XIX century). It becomes a basic path of urban expansion, as representative of the economic and social rise of the bourgeoisie enriched space, and still stands today as the main commercial artery. These extensions bourgeois houses become symbols of modernity, shaped by family homes of local dynasties, first two floors, and then increase to three, but always keeping the symmetry of a representative composition and facade. This facade becomes an ordering element of the new bourgeois city desired by local elites as an expression of their symbols and values, which implies the use of classicism and permanent aesthetic adornment, and the historicism and decorativism as languages \u200b\u200bexpressing the triumph of the bourgeoisie as a class. The houses on this street show overcoming the Moorish tradition and stately homes of the Old Regime by more modern bourgeois property, that increase your height to the three plants (more monumentality) which regularize their vain (arranged in parallel vertical axes to a rigid scheme of symmetry and uniformity, based on the compositional principles normalized by the Real Academia de Bellas Artes de San Fernando) and adopting new ornamental moment (separation plant ledges, overhanging eaves, moldings, doors and windows recercamiento ... ). Bars arranged in windows and outdoor balconies sill, and the gates doorways and stair railings inside, they also become semantics of power and status symbol, replacing the value of heraldry in the Modern Age . Opened in 1857, originally called The Union Street, according to legend for having agreed to liberals and conservatives (Ibarra families and Jewel), then struggled to local power. Others say it served to access road communicating with Almeria La Alpujarra. Whatever the case, in 1918 it changed its name in memory of the famous writer Manuel Salmerón Local Pellón I spoiled in the flu epidemic.
Family business open since 1952. Alpujarreña traditional food. Specializing in garlic potatoes, rice with snails, baked meats. Located in the spectacular Square porch. Attention in English.
Bar El Carmen
Specializing in crushed Cherigans
Tapas and platters
Bar La Esquinita
Tapas and menus
Bar La Minilla
Great Selection of tapas and grilled meats.