Church of Nuestra Señora de la Asunción
The town’s most notable building is the Nuestra Señora de la Asunción church, which was built in the sixteenth century and later restored. It consists of three naves separated by octagonal pillars. In its interior is the outstanding mural of the Asunción de la Virgen (Assumption of the Virgin), a 1972 work by the Vélez artist Francisco Hernández. The church’s exterior had to be rebuilt after the earthquake of 1884, but the most remarkable thing about this masonry structure is its four-level neo-Mudéjar tower (1935), whose uppermost level is in the form of a small chapel covered by a dome.
- Located in an urban area
- Inland area