Torremolinos is one of the economic engines of the province, thanks to its tourist industry and the activity of the Congress and Exhibition Center on the Costa del Sol.
It is also a city that perfectly blends the local population with Its tourists, since every year there are many who settle permanently for their comfort and for a lifestyle linked to the sea. If you decide to escape to Torremolinos to a jump of Malaga (10 kilometers), you can be the next one that decides to stay.
You can not get lost
La Plaza del Costa del Sol and Calle San Miguel are a must see to get to know Torremolinos. The first, located in the center of the municipality, has become a cultural reference point after its pedestrianization with numerous exhibitions in the middle of the street. The second is an immense showcase where you can find all the gifts with which the tourist wants to return from Torremolinos.
The tour of the historical patrimony of this municipality can begin with the tower of Pimentel or tower of the Molinos, that gives its name to him. It was erected by the Nazaries around 1300 within the defensive towers of the ancient kingdom of Granada and is now registered as a Property of Cultural Interest.
The House of the Knives is another of the monuments that give singularity to Torremolinos. It is a residential palace whose interior is inspired by the Alhambra of Granada and that, after its remodeling and reopening in 2014, has become one of the enclaves best valued by tourists and is declared of Historical Interest. Located by the sea, tourists can also contemplate the monument to the Beaches.
The visit to this municipality can continue for the sculpture of the Rapture of Europe, the statue of Picasso or the monument to the Tourist. As well as the churches of San Miguel and the Virgen del Carmen, the Pez Espada Hotel and the former Colegio de Huérfanos de Ferroviarios, home of the Pablo Ruiz Picasso cultural center. And finally, Torremolinos also gives visitors a piece of its history and tradition with the Calvario neighborhood, where every Thursday is celebrated the popular street market between white houses and narrow streets for which time has not passed.
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