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Are you in Banyeres and have morning free? It has to do the Route of the Mills. The municipality of Banyeres de Mariola has a very rich and varied industrial background. The itinerary of the river Vinalopó through the town boundaries is surrounded by very characteristic constructions such as cloth…

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The Modernism, like urban art inspired by nature and beauty, comes to Alcoi thanks to his important industrial development and his social-cultural link with the high middle class. This period of great social change leaves a legacy in Alcoi, which constitutes today a unique artistic heritage included in the European…

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The inhabitants of the Mariola Mountain worked throughout history the limestone that makes up most of the range. However, it's in Bocairent where this task has left a very particular and monumental legacy because of the hard limestone hill on which the town sits. Thus, the Covetes dels Moros (Moorish Caves) and…

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The six centuries-long Arab presence in the Mariola Mountain left numerous traces in all of its municipalities. Urban areas with narrow and fresh streets, defensive buildings or irrigation systems are some of the architectural examples that remain nowadays. Particularly noteworthy are the watchtower of Agres, the Castle of Banyeres de Mariola,…

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The abundant water gushing from all sides of the Mariola has led successive generations of the area to develop a range of infrastructure to exploit it to the maximum. Thus, a series of canals, many of them of Arab origin, send the precious liquid to every corner where there is…

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Before the birth of the current refrigeration industry, the use of natural cold favored the development of the snow trading that had flourished between the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Collecting snow during the winter, keeping it in the spring and carrying it for sale and consumption in the summer were…