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Villarrobledo

Country: Spain
State: Comunidad Autonoma de Castilla-La Mancha
City: Villarrobledo
Type of Location: Multiple
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By Road

Villarrobledo The term has been a major communications hub from Roman times to the Renaissance period. The earliest known references on their roads in Castilian texts are, in fact, the first references to the existence of the people in 1292, 1318 and 1330.In the term still keeps several sections of roads in origin Roman and other road infrastructure such as bridges. Although there is no research on the whole road network in the area, even at the provincial level, several researchers have pointed out the existence of several ancient routes that ran through the term. The toponymy roadside suggests that there may be many more.

By Railway

Villarrobledo has a train station with large volume of travelers in the lines of Madrid to Alicante, Valencia and Cartagena-Murcia. The origin of this line and stop took place in mid-nineteenth century, when the company was formed MZA (Madrid-Zaragoza-Alicante). The company, majority French capital, was sponsored by Rothschild, the French Grand Central Credit Society and the Marquis of Salamanca.Aunque the official opening took lgar in 1856, there is documentation on its use, at least since the end of August 1854 in the section Villarrobledo-Albacete. Likewise, it is evidence of a speed test, the March 13, 1855, which established the record of 61 km / h.Este section is especially suited to this type of testing, its mountainous terrain and the special characteristics of tended. In 1987 a 443 tilt Electrotren reaches 206 km / h between Villarrobledo and Minaya and in 1991 the locomotive reached the 241 s/269.601, 3 km / h between Villarrobledo and La Roda.

By Bus

Villarrobledo has regular national bus lines, Albacete, Madrid, Tarragona and it has Valencia.Asi county lines with El Ballestero, Ruidera, Santa Maria del Campo Rus and tables, to facilitate the movement of people in these populations to hospital Villarrobledo.

Key places to visit
Villarrobledo Town Hall, Church of San Blas, Acacio Joaquin Park, Monument Park and Tinajeros, Mercantile circle, Casa de Don Andres Lopez Munoz

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Places to Visit

Villarrobledo Town Hall

The City Council, Town Hall or Palace is an emblematic Villarrobledo building of the city of Villarrobledo and seat of the Municipality of Villarrobledo, institution in charge of governing the city and the municipality of Villarrobledo, Spain.It is chaired by the Mayor, Borough President Villarrobledo that since 1979, is elected democratically by universal suffrage .Located in the Plaza de Santiago Ramon y Cajal, began to build in the XIV century and has undergone many renovations and restorations, the last and deepest was in 1992 by the architect Jose Maria Perez Gonzalez. Since 1991 holds the declaration of a Cultural of Castilla-La Mancha in the category of Monument.

Church of San Blas

The parish church of San Blas in Villarrobledo includes three styles: Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque. The first includes the early church of San Blas, which was built in the fifteenth century - XVI, the new unfinished work that has survived until today. From the Gothic remains only the front body and cover the West. The Renaissance part includes its tail. As the Baroque style, stands the magnificent altarpiece churriguerresco, the work of Mark's Gospel from the early eighteenth century, built with donations of gold from the Viceroy of Peru to his people, Aunon Diego Morcillo Rubio.

Acacio Joaquin Park

Acacio Joaquin Park although originally the garden and cemetery of the Franciscan Convent Annex disappeared, after the confiscation of Mendizabal passed into private hands. His owner gave it to City Hall to mark the death of his nephew, on condition that bear the name of the deceased and a monument be erected in his honor and that of others who died during the Civil War in Spain .

Monument Park and Tinajeros

Municipal Cemetery near the present and Tinajeros Quarter, was built in tribute to the industry that gave so much popularity Villarrobledo for centuries and the people who made it possible. It is located in an area that fulfilled functions of deposit, outdoors, dozens of old jars discarded.

Mercantile circle

The building serves as headquarters for the Society of Commercial Circle was built in 1911 over a third of century XVIII. This time the cover is preserved neoclassical stone and a medallion with an inscription which was moved inside. It is billed as a Cultural and is an important example of civil architecture from the early twentieth century neoclassical-inspired postmodernist.

Casa de Don Andres Lopez Munoz

Built in the late thirteenth century . During its long history it has undergone several modifications and has many different uses: it was the place where taxes were levied for the Marquis of Villena , his cellars were used as a prison during the time of the Inquisition settled there the monks Dominicans and from exercised their power there. Finally, it was fitted as an inn in the late nineteenth century , adding the top floor that breaks the harmony of its stone facade, wherein the Lopez family crest Munoz of the XVI century and the crosses of the inquisitors on the balconies.

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