OUR EMPTY SPAIN
Used is characterized by being a town rich in traditions such as the representation of its Semana Santa, with biblical characters from the Old and New Testaments, the old Bowling Game practiced by women, or the exemplary and sustainable management of the Zaida lagoon that Since the 16th century, it has been regulated by the Parada, a dam that opens allowing the filling or drying of this arable land. Near the lagoon we can find the “Zaida Caves” that can be partially explored and the ruins of the hermitage of Santiago.
The parish church of San Pedro and San Pablo, of late Gothic style, has altarpieces from the 17th and 18th centuries as well as the main altarpiece by Juan Miguel Orliens. Its beautiful organ has recently been restored.
Continuing with the popular architecture, it preserves some peirones (Virgen del Pilar, Virgen del Carmen, Virgen del Rosario ...), and the hermitage of the Virgen de la Olmeda, shared with Santed.
Other hydraulic elements are its 16th century Refrigerator, one of the best examples in the region converted into an interpretation center and an old stone fountain.
It has two typical sweets, one the Roscón de S. Vicente, which is made in the village bakery on the day of this Festival (January 22) and "El Bollote" coinciding with the Corpus Christi festival, made to order at the bakery. .
WHAT TO SEE, WHAT TO DO
Hermitage of San Antón
Masonry work and semicircular entrance arch. Quadrangular with ceiling. It has a carving of Saint Lambert of a popular type from the 18th century.
Hermitage Santa Lucia
In the old cemetery it is a masonry work with ashlar stone corners. The interior is rectangular, with a nave with two sections and vaults with lunettes; It is preceded by a covered atrium. It preserves a canvas with the representation of Saints Abdon and Senén, a popular work from the 18th century, and some carvings of the saints themselves and another of Santa Lucia, works from the end of the 18th century
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