Alozaina

Geographical Description

Alozaina is located 54km from Malaga capital with a population of 2.052 inhabitants. The municipal term has a dimension of almost 34km square.

The origin of the name Alozaina

The name of Alozaina town comes from the Arabic and means <small castle>.

Monuments and place of interest en Alozaina

  • Church of Santa Ana: This temple was built in 1505. The current church was built in the 18th century with various restorations in the subsequent centuries.
  • Tower of María Sagredo: The tower is the rest of the old Alozaina castle. In the 16th century during the Moorish rebellion. The history and legend of María Sagredo, who defended Alozaina in 1570, when only children, the elderly and women were remaining in the town.