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Things to do and places to visit in Manilva
Manilva has a long history that us left us important monuments and places we can visit:
Santa Ana church
Situated in the church square and was built in the late 16th century.
Duquesa castle This castle was built upon the ruins of a roman villa, and the materials of this villa were reused during its construction that dates back to 1767.
San Luis chapel
A church of the Christian cult, built during the 20th century. Neolithic hamlet In this small village they have found the most ancient remains of this culture, like ceramics from the 9th century before our era.
This house belonged to Ignacio Infante, the brother of Blas Infante, father of the Andalusian homeland. This house has recently been restored and now hosts cultural exhibitions, as well as being the customer service office for the foreigners.
There are 2 towers in Chullera, one built in 1497 by the Christians to defend the coast from the pirate attacks, and the other built during the Arab domination.
El Ingenio Chico
Built by the Duke of Arcos, it’s an aqueduct that is still preserved today.
Tower of Salt
This is an Islamic building with a Nazari origin, situated between the Manilva river and the Camarate stream.
We have left till the end perhaps one of the most recommended places to visit, the archaeological museum, that exhibits the whole roman archaeological site called "The Surroundings of the Duquesa Castle", where we’ll find pots, bowls, plates, saucepans and several jugs. In this museum we’ll also find everyday life utensils such as fishing elements and decorations.
Visiting hours are from Monday to Friday from 8 am till 3 pm. Location: Duquesa Castle Telephone: 952 893 206
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