Cuevas Bajas Village Malaga

Cuevas Bajas

Cuevas Bajas, the last village of the province that borders Córdoba, with the beautiful valley and the Genil river “Where Malaga looks out over the Genil”.

Where is Cuevas Bajas located

Cuevas Bajas is located 74km from Malaga capital with a population of 1.395 inhabitants. The municipal term has a dimension of almost 17km square.

Origen del nombre de Cuevas Bajas

Recibe su nombre de la gran cantidad de número de cuevas naturales en la zona. Aunque durante la Edad Media se denominaba “Cuevas de Belda” a las villas de Cuevas Bajas y Cuevas de San Marcos.

Origin of the name of Cuevas Bajas

It gets its name from the large number of natural caves in the area. Although during the Middle Ages the towns of Cuevas Bajas and Cuevas de San Marcos were called “Cuevas de Belda”.

Denonym of the people of Cuevas Bajas

The inhabitants are called “cueveño or cueveña“.

Monuments and places of interest en Cuevas Bajas

  • Church of San Juan Bautista
  • Noria de la Agusadera: Located in the area surrounded by poplars known as “La Isla” and is one of the most beautiful places on the Genil River. In this place there is a 200-year-old waterwheel that draws water from the Genil river to irrigate the “La Agusadera” area. This 19th century Ferris wheel has become the symbol of the village.
  • House of Crystals
  • Felipe Quintana House
  • Oil Factory Chimney
  • Hermitage of San Antón

For more information about Cuevas Bajas Village: visit the City Council page