Territorio Mudéjar. Who we are
In this first podcast we will explain you what Territorio Mudéjar is and how some of the monuments in the province were declared World Heritage Sites by Unesco. We encourage you to listen to it in order to understand the importance of this unique art that we invite you to get to know with us.
The Mudejar. Introduction
We advise you to listen to this podcast before organising your trips to understand the global vision of the Mudejar, especially its most rural aspect, which recognises the declaration of World Heritage by Unesco. Also, it will be useful to begin to introduce us to the historical circumstances that led to its origin and dissemination throughout the Ebro Valley.
Church of the Virgin, Tobed. Detail.
Mestizo land and borderland
Mestizo land and borderland 1. Introduction
The proposed route Mestizo land and borderland will allow us to discover the towns of Territorio Mudéjar in which the Christian, Jewish and Muslim cultures developed in an extraordinary and lasting way. Through this itinerary, we will be able to understand how this period of cultural melting pot is still clearly reflected today in the town planning, the houses and monuments of these villages.
Daroca, one of the villages we recommend you to visit to understand the coexistence of the three cultures.
Mestizo land and borderland 2. Moorish quarters
By listening to this podcast we will be able to understand how the Moorish quarters, authentic Islamic cities within Christian towns, were put together.
Calatayud, one of the best-preserved Moorish quarters where you can still see the original layout.
Mestizo land and borderland 3. Jewish quarters
This podcast will help us understand the configuration of Jewish quarters. These quarters, which are difficult to recognise nowadays in many towns, were of great importance during the Middle Ages.
Borja, view of the castle around which the Jewish quarter was built.
Magallón 1. Introduction
A land of wine and oil, Magallón is a town located on the left bank of the river Huecha and very close to the Moncayo mountain range. Its incredible history dates back to its Iberian origins. We invite you to listen to this podcast to learn a little more about its history.
Magallón, view of the Santa María de la Huerta Church, the Dominican convent and the Church of San Lorenzo.
Magallón 2. Santa María de la Huerta Church
The Santa María de la Huerta Church, located in the lower part of Magallón, was the prototype Mudejar church of the mid-14th century. An innovative project has converted its ruins into an auditorium dedicated to the famous Magallón-born jotas singer Ramón Salvador. We invite you to get to know a little bit better this unique Mudejar building.
Magallón, view of the interior of Santa María de la Huerta Church.
Magallón 3. Dominican Convent
Next to the church stands the old building of the Dominican Convent, which will surely catch your attention when you visit the Santa María de la Huerta Church. We explain its history in this podcast.
Magallón, exterior of the Santa María de la Huerta Church and Dominican Convent.
Magallón 4. Church of San Lorenzo
The castle used to stand on the site where the church of San Lorenzo is currently located. By listening to this podcast you will be able to understand a little bit better the unique configuration of this building, which is ultimately a reflection of the history of Magallón.
Church of San Lorenzo.
Magallón 5. Moorish and Jewish quarters
As in many towns of Territorio Mudéjar, Magallón was a place where Christian, Muslim and Jewish cultures coexisted. We invite you to discover a little bit more about how this coexistence is still visible today in Magallón’s town planning.
Magallón, streets of the old Moorish quarter.