Home of Moorish artisans
Perched above the dwellings is a Muslim-origin fortress, which fell into the hands of the kingdom of Aragon in 1221 and currently dominates over the town’s skyline.
The Royal Gunpowder Factory
Currently closed permanently, they make up a pre-industrial landscape of great heritage importance which, due to its geographical extension and the complexity of the production process, still reveals its past economic, social and strategic importance. The origin of the Villafeliche gunpowder mills seems to date back to the Mudejar era, although its peak was experienced between the 18th and 19th centuries: in 1764 there were 165 powder mills in operation and in the year 1800 about 180.
The striking Via Crucis dotted with small pantheon hermitages is also worthwhile.