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Benalup in Cadiz
Benalup is an inland municipality of the Cadiz province which was named after an old Arab tower known as 'Ben Alup'. There is evidence of human presence since the prehistoric period with presence of Megaliths and cave art in the Tajo de las Figuras cave.
Benalup was conquered by the Arabs in the mid 13th century (1264) commencing to develop an important population nucleus as from the construction of a religious place during the 16th century known as the “chapel of the Old Houses”.
Durin the year 1933, Benalup caught the nation’s attention due to a tragic event during which a revolutionary revolt was endorsed with murders by the forces of the order back then.
What to do in Benalup
If you are planning to eat in Benalup, its typical dishes include hunted meat like deer, boar, partridge, pheasant or duck.
The festivities in Benalup all year round:
The Independence Festivity
Semana Santa (Holy Week)
How to get to Benalup from Malaga
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