It is the least town in Campina that is visited, and for that reason it offers true insight into the urban life of Andalucian. Filled with Gothic-Mudejar churches as well as palaces, its towers shine under the sun, this is the towers city (laciudad de la storres). According to Roman’s, the Colonia Augusta Firma Astigi, which is one of their major cities included in the Iberian realm was the one which got rich by supplying olive oil to hooked up markets. What is left of the Roman era lie scattered across the town, even below the main square.
From eastern side of Carmona, Ecija is about 53km on A4 in-between Seville and Cordoba. Try to stay away in July and also August, when the temperature rises to 45°C as well as Ecija sizzles just like la sartén de Andalucía
Museo Histórico Municipal
The Palacio de Banameji of the 18th – century houses the impressive ancient museum of the city. Place pride goes to Roman best finds from that area, including a sculpture made of marble portraying the figure of a historical female warrior (Amazon). The higher level displays a big hall dedicated to six well maintained Roman mosaics, one tableau expressing wine “birth”, and also some unearthed below Ecija’s square. If you are interested someone can show you the mirador (lookout), which possessed interesting city view.
Parroquia Mayor de Santa Cruz
Four blocks to the northern side of the central plaza, Parroquia Mayor de Santa Cruz was previously the princile mosque of the town and till now it still has some glimpse of Muslim features as well as Arabic inscriptions. Beyond an atrium with no roof is a crammed interior with consecrated paraphernalia as well as baroque silverwork. Before the altar is a sarcophagus dating back to early Christian era, with chiseled similarity to how Daniel was flanked by lions.
Casa Museo Hermandad de San Gil
The museum made into the shape of a box, beside the San Gil church, is a display for the fellowship of San Gil. On showcase are the weighty podium for carrying icons of Virgin Mary and Christ. These decorated baroque-styled floats are endured by over 40 men during processions of Ecija’s Easter as well as a video track displays them in motion.
Palacio de Peña Flor
The large Long Balconies Palace in the 18th – century, 300m to the easthern side of Plaza de Espana, is the most symbolic image of Ecija. Although its interior is confined indefinitely for possible renovations, the wavy, fresco-lined appearance is attractive enough in the morning or in the evening.
Iglesia de San Juan
Iglesia de San Juan rises just like an intoxicating wedding cake not far from the northeastern side of the central square as well as the church tower you can only climb.
Palacio de los Palma
The impressive Palacio de los Palma of the 16th – 18th century has well designed auditoriums with Mudejar artesonados