Mijas - Historical Center
On the slope of the mountain range is where you will find Mijas village.The old part of the village with its whitewashed streets has a design of Arabic origin serving as an improvised balcony with fantastic views to the Mediterranean. The oval bullring; the parish church ¨ Inmaculada Concepción¨; or the sanctuary ¨Virgen de la Peña¨ (XVII century), the village patron, are some of the most emblematic monuments. Also, its ancient Moorish wall, with splendid gardens and balconies that give a magnificent panorama to the traveller. The donkey taxis are an interesting and original way to tour the village. Mijas Pueblo also offers visitors interesting museums: El Carromato de Mijas (miniatures colection) , the Flour Mill, Casa Museo de la Villa (historical-ethnological museum), the Contemporary Art Center (CAC Mijas) with the second most important Picasso pottery collection in the world and works of other authors such as Dalí, Miró, ... and the interpretation center of the watchtowers in the Torreón de La Cala (Mijas Costa).
The historic center of Mijas was declared a Historic-Artistic Site in 1969.
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