OUR EMPTY SPAIN
Municipality located near the Sierra de Herrera, on the banks of the river of its name, although the urban area sits on a plain.
We will highlight the parish church dedicated to Nuestra Señora de la Junquera, highlighting its peculiarity, which resides in that it is raised on a rocky spur. The original temple partially collapsed, so that only part of the Mudejar tower from the 16th and 18th centuries and part of the walls of the chevet is preserved.
Inside, the frescoed pendentives are preserved with some paintings, attributed to the Aragonese painter Francisco de Goya by some authors, in which the Holy Fathers are represented.
It is in the process of restoration.
The hermitage of San Cristóbal rises on a hill, near the town. Dated in the 16th century, it has two sections covered with gabled wood on lowered arches and the presbytery is higher.
Keep the peirones de San pascual , Santa Bárbara (on the road to Herrera and the Desamparados), rebuilt a short time ago.
Nearby, in the mountain known as Cabezo del Pino, there are still remains of the trenches of the Civil War and distributed throughout the municipal term, various natural sources, such as the carpenter, the overflow, the old source ...
WHAT TO DO, WHAT TO SEE
We will highlight numerous natural sources: such as the Carpenter , the Rebosilla, the Juanpodrida, the Old Fountain ... another rather curious option would be to go to the Monte Cabezo del Pino , where remains of trenches of the Civil War .
Church of Nuestra Señora de la Junquera
Built in the seventeenth century. With a baroque model of a single nave with chapels between the buttresses communicated with each other as lateral naves and it is covered with a vault of lunettes in the central nave and edge on the sides, the transept being covered by a large dome on pendentives.
The Mudejar tower stands out It has a square floor plan and has a Christian structure, based on superimposed rooms. The exterior consists of three bodies separated by cornices.
The lower one, made of masonry and stone ashlar for reinforcement in the corners, has smooth faces lacking articulation elements and acts as a plinth; The upper sections, made of brick, are decorated with multi-armed crosses forming rhombuses and corner friezes.
Acered - Aldehuela de Liestos - Anento - Atea - Badules - Balconchán - Berrueco - Cerveruela - Cubel - Cuerlas (Las) - Daroca - Fombuena - Gallocanta - Herrera de los Navarros - Langa del Castillo - Lechón - Luesma - Mainar - Manchones - Murero - Nombrevilla - Orcajo - Retascón - Romanos - Santed - Torralba de los Frailes - Torralbilla - Used - Val de San Martín - Valdehorna - Villadoz - Villanueva de Jiloca - Villar de los Navarros - Villarreal de Huerva - Villarroya del Campo