Monuments of Spain

Timeline created by trabajoerasmus
  • -575 BCE

    City of Ampurias

    City of Ampurias
    Ampurias was a Greek and Roman city located in the northeast of the Iberian Peninsula, was founded in 575 b.C. by settlers.
  • 889

    Alhambra of Granada

    Alhambra of Granada
    The Alhambra is an Andalusian palatine city located in Granada. It consists of a set of palaces, gardens and fortress within the city of Granada, which served as accommodation for the monarch and the court of the Nasrid Kingdom of Granada.
  • 1057

    The Alcazaba of Málaga

    The Alcazaba of Málaga
    This Palace is one of the historical monuments of the city, from the Muslim period, built between 1057 and 1063. In its construction materials were used columns and capitals.
  • 1221

    The Cathedral of Burgos

    The Cathedral of Burgos
    It is a cathedral temple of Catholic worship dedicated to the Virgin Mary, in the city of Burgos. Its construction began in 1221, the decorative elements belong to various artistic styles, from the Gothic, the Renaissance or the Baroque.
  • Pedro de Mena and El Cristo de la Buena Muerte

    Pedro de Mena and El Cristo de la Buena Muerte
    Pedro de Mena was a sculptor of the Spanish Baroque.
    Mena was mainly dedicated to the realization of religious imagery. One of his most recognized works is
    The Christ of the Good Death or Christ of Mena.
    Christ who emerges from a carving of the original crucified Christ of Pedro de Mena dated in 1660.
  • The Cathedral of Jaen

    The Cathedral of Jaen
    It is one of the most important works of the Spanish Renaissance. It is also outstanding its main facade, one of the main works of Spanish Baroque, built after the consecration of the temple in 1660.
  • Francisco de Goya and Fusilamientos del 3 de mayo

    Francisco de Goya and Fusilamientos del 3 de mayo
    Francisco de Goya was a Spanish painter. His work includes the painting of easel and mural, engraving and drawing. He developed a style that inaugurates Romanticism. He is considered one of the most important Spanish artists and one of the great masters of art history.
    Goya depicts the struggle of the Spanish people against French domination at the beginning of the Spanish War of Independence.
    The couple in this painting is The May 2 uprising.
  • Cave of Altamira

    Cave of Altamira
    The cave of Altamira is a natural cavity in the most important rock of prehistory. It is located in the Spanish municipality of Santillana del Mar, Cantabria. Since its discovery in 1868, it was admitted to the Paleolithic.
  • Dolmens of Antequera

    Dolmens of Antequera
    It is considered one of the best in European megalithism. The megaliths are the first forms of monumental architecture in European prehistory, in 1886 it was declared a National Monument.
  • Joan Miró i Ferrà

    Joan Miró i Ferrà
    Joan Miró i Ferrà was one of the greatest exponents of surrealism.
    When he moved to Paris his works and sculptures became more fantastic.
    In the photo is a sculpture located in Tokyo.
  • Eugenio Chicano of Malaga

    Eugenio Chicano of Malaga
    Eugenio Chicano painter, muralist and Spanish engraver born in Malaga in 1935.
    Chicano is an artist with a direct influence on pop art. His work is characterized by the use of large spots of flat color and an austere chromatic palette.
  • Pablo Ruiz Picasso and Guernica

    Pablo Ruiz Picasso and Guernica
    He is considered one of the greatest painters who spread throughout the world and exerted a great influence on other great artists of his time. His works are present in museums around the world.
    Guernica was painted in 1937
    It represents the bombing of Guernica, which occurred on April 26 of that year, during the Spanish Civil War.
  • Roman Theater of Malaga

    Roman Theater of Malaga
    The Roman Theater of Malaga is one of the living symbols of Roman Hispania in the city. Discovered in the year 1951 was for many years semioculto.
  • The National Museum of Roman Art of Mérida

    The National Museum of Roman Art of Mérida
    The National Museum of Roman Art of Mérida was inaugurated on September 19, 1986. It is the work of architect Rafael Moneo. It is a research center and diffuser of Roman culture. The archaeological findings of ancient Rome are welcomed. It is one of the World Heritage buildings of Unesco as part of the Archaeological Complex of Mérida.
  • Bridge of Alamillo of Sevilla

    Bridge of Alamillo of Sevilla
    The Alamillo bridge in Seville is a bridge that crosses the Guadalquivir river. It was designed by Santiago Calatrava and was completed in 1992. It was built as an access to Isla de la Cartuja, where Expo 92 took place, and where today the Isla Mágica theme park, the Technology Park, and the Parque del Alamillo.
  • Russian Museum Saint Petersburg in the old tobacco factory of Malaga

    Russian Museum Saint Petersburg in the old tobacco factory of Malaga
    The Russian Museum Center St. Petersburg Malaga is a seat of the Russian State Museum located in the building of the former Royal Tobacco Factory of Malaga (made in 1923)
    It is the first European subsidiary of the Russian institution and its inauguration took place on March 25, 2015.