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Andalusian Gastronomy of Torremolinos, the cradle of "pescaíto frito"

Andalusian Gastronomy of Torremolinos, the cradle of "pescaíto frito"

A culture is not well known until its gastronomy is well known. The way in which a society elaborates its meals and the rituals that emerge from them mark its appearance and its character.Torremolinos, a city located on the Levantine coast of Andalusia a few kilometres from Malaga, has an eminently Andalusian cuisine, in which abound: fish, seafood, rice, vegetables, gazpacho, olive oil, marinades, tapas , cakes… Origin of the name "pescaíto frito"The origin of one of the most...

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The sculptures in Torremolinos, art and city

The sculptures in Torremolinos, art and city

Pasear por Torremolinos no solo es bonito per se, sino que además si uno se fija puede encontrar esculturas en medio de la urbe. En este articulo vamos a repasar algunas de sus esculturas más famosas.Dos mujeres corriendo por la playaAutor: Salvador GarcíaEn 2004 el artista Salvador García quiso homenaje al artista malagueño Pablo Picasso con una escultura de broce que recuerda el cuadro “La corrida” en el cual se pueden ver dos mujeres corriendo de...

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The Molino de Inca Botanic Garden: a great secret in Torremolinos

The Molino de Inca Botanic Garden: a great secret in Torremolinos

There is small secret corner, unnoticed by many of Torremolinos’s visitors, which is a jewel for the senses: the Molino de Inca Botanic Garden. This garden, which is located behind Aqualand, is only a 20-minute walk away from the centre of Torremolinos and lets us get away from the city noise.These gardens, with a very careful design and a great variety of plants and flowers with streams, fountains and waterfalls, are a real oasis. The park was opened in 2003 and it is named after the whea...

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The Romería and Feria of Torremolinos

The Romería and Feria of Torremolinos

These days the city of Torremolinos is at its peak: with the arrival of autumn, and although it is still hot and the beaches are still full, it is the time of year when all the inhabitants of Torremolinos take to the streets to celebrate the Romería de San Miguel (a religious pilgrimage) and the Feria (local festival).The Pilgrimage of San Miguel is the prelude to the Festival and is considered a Festival of National Tourist Interest, besides being the most important urban pilgrimage in S...

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La Casa de los Navajas - the crown jewel of Torremolinos

La Casa de los Navajas - the crown jewel of Torremolinos

Torremolinos has a lot of charm – its beaches, its people, its festivals and its emblematic buildings. In architectural terms the crown jewel is undoubtedly the House of the Navajas.This building is named after its creator, Don Antonio Navaja, who amassed a small fortune working in the sugar cane business in Malaga. With the money he decided to have a palace built, which in 1991 was declared of Artistic Interest by the Department of Culture of the Junta de Andaluc&...

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Torremolinos, an LGBT city

Torremolinos, an LGBT city

Although we know Torremolinos for its beaches, it has been many years since the city began its journey as a gay tourist destination with the opening of establishments in the city that the Francoist regime censored. Nowadays, gay tourism has revived in Torremolinos.The popular actress Antonia San Juan said in the opening speech of the last Pride: "Torremolinos is a very important part of the history of the LGBT collective in Spain." Although this event was deliberately banned for 20 years by the ...

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