Convento de los Agustinos

Huécija, Spain

The Augustinian convent is one of the most important landmarks of Huécija in Andalusia, Spain. It consists of a baroque church and some remains of the Augustinian monastery which it formerly served.

The monastery was established in the 16th century with the aim of reaching out to the local morisco population. The church sustained damage in an earthquake in 1522 and an arson attack in 1568 during the Rebellion of the Alpujarras. It was rebuilt in the 18th century.

The monastery was closed in the 19th century as part of the desamortizacion, while the church remained in active use.

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Founded: 16th century
Category: Religious sites in Spain

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Magnificent place, especially for its people
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I have only seen it from the outside and it is beautiful and stands out among the houses
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