In Mijas, in the early 60s, some workers returning to their homes in donkey were requested by visitors to photographed or a walk. Almost always, the tipping exceeded their salaries. Thus, there arose a trade more, one of whose main precursors was Julian Nunez. Today, Taxi Burros, an entire institution and mijena one of its main tourist attractions, amounted to 60.
Donkey Taxi - Av Virgen de la Pena, Mijas, Spain
Chapel of the Virgin of the Rock Shrine. 17th century It is a shrine cave, dating from the seventeenth century, carved into the rock by a brother Carmelita between the years 1656 and 1682, which by the side of Epistola has added a sacristy made with irregular stone trying to simulate a Natural hovel. The outside of the foot, made with identical materials and intention, has access and small semicircular espadana. In a niche carved into the irregular headwall is the image of the Virgen de la Pena, patroness of Mijas, which enjoys great devotion among the people of Mijas.
El Compas, Mijas, Spain
Carromato de Max - Museum of Miniatures Carromato de Max, opened May 1972, is one of the attractions of Mijas and must see. It is the result of a life dedicated to the art of travel, to travel the world and live with the people who inhabit it, with men and women of different races, with tribes anchored in time, it is ultimately a celebration of adventure and of course, a sample of human patience of the people of the five continents.
Carromato de Max, Av de Compas, Mijas, Spain
Bullring 20th century Its construction in 1900 was due in large part to a popular initiative. He chose to site the castle area, so had to adapt the plant to a very uneven terrain. The result was the construction of a place of peculiar, unique bulls in Spain. The ring is oval and the stands are raised in only two of its ends. From these magnificent panoramic views of Mijas are contemplated. Outside, the square shows almost rectangular and very small dimensions. However, they have gone through it great bullfighters.
Bullring - Plaza de Toros, Mijas, Spain
Fortress Walls 14th to 18th centuries Known as La Muralla environment where ancient Villa was located to the seventeenth century, when the population began to leave and gradually began to settle on the slopes of the mountain, forming the core of current population of Mijas. This space corresponds to the settlement of the mijena population since at least medieval times, and was enclosed by a wall which even some paintings are preserved and that even some paintings and the medieval fortress are preserved, leaving as the only edification of that time the parish church whose steeple was in his day a defensive tower. Today in environment The Wall is a landscaped area with magnificent views of the Mediterranean and also the Municipal Auditorium where it is located.
Paseo de la Muralla, Mijas, Spain
San Sebastian Shrine 17th century Its construction corresponds to the final years of the seventeenth century, but had been reformed numerous times. It has a single nave with armor ridgepole. The main chapel is square with a hemispherical vault on pendentives with plasterwork and trimmed plates. In the front of the main altar one edge dressing room with vaulted and frescoed little angels in the eighteenth century opens. The simple cover, located at the foot, has a media access point framed by pilasters, entablature and pediment crowning the facade espadana single span.
Ermita de San Sebastian - Calle Malaga, Mijas, Spain
Ethnographic Museum Visiting this museum is a walk through the history of Mijas, the traveler claim we stroll through the countryside and the mountains, that smells of rosemary and thyme, who knows the secrets of elaboration of the lime adds color and protection to the homes of these people, you know utilities esparto, the qualities of their honey, the importance of its quarries from Roman times, you see the tools with which our grandparents tilled this land of sweat and hard for very little, they want to talk about wine and oil, in short, you feel a Mijas inhabitant in your journey through this land. This is our desire, legacy of a people who for centuries before the invention of tourism, and walked through these payments and hospitality as carry flag.
Casa Museo - Calle Malaga, Mijas, Spain