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Contact details

23440  Baeza, Jaén  (Andalusia)
http://turismo.baeza.net

Location

Autonomous region:
Andalusia

Province/Island:
Jaén

Jaén

Description

A square with quite a past.

It is also called Plaza de los Leones, referring to the fountain, of the same name, that can be found there.

The fountain is a square shaped pillar with rounded corners. It is crowned with a statue of Imilce, the Iberian princess who was Hannibal's wife. According to the story, this square and its fountain formed part of the old Roman city, Cástulo.

Construction:
Square

Artistic period:
Renaissance

Historic period:
16th century

Setting:
Around it can be found the House of the People or Civil High Court and Public Clerks' Offices, the Old Butchers' Shops, the Jaén Gate and the Villalar Arch.

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