Casco Histórico de Iznatoraf

  • It belongs to The Villas Shire, located on top of a mountain over 1,000 meters high.
  • Its name come from the Muslim word Hisn-al-Turab. It was taken by the Arabs in the 9th century and chosen as a defensive place as we can tell from the fortress and walls.
  • Reconquered in 1235 by Fernando 3rd when the Arab population surrendered to him.
  • It was declared Historical-Artistic Complex on the 15th May 2012. Iznatoraf’s beautiful historical old town made up of narrow and crooked streets tells the story of its Muslim past.
  • The limitless plant pots decorating the facades and medieval arches are one of the main highlights of these special and beautiful town.
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Iznatoraf, once a very important Islamic Medina, has preserved the essence of it in the narrow and crooked structure of the streets, making a beautiful historical old town. Its name came from the Arabic Hisn-al-Turab, and it is located on Las Villas Shire, on top of a mountain over 1,000 meters high. The facades and medieval arches are decorated with limitless plant pots creating a very special picture in the old town. It was declared Historical-Artistic Complex in May 2012.

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