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Places of interest

What to visit in Ascó


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Gate entrance to la moreria

It was an old Arab defence tower which coincided with one of the gate entrances to la moreria.

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La Moreria

Ascó was made of a bunch of houses surrounded by walls with narrow, dark, sloping and winding alleys that still exist nowadays.

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The vaults and the silos

Under the main square there were silos of the aljama and the mosque.

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The Ebro balcony

The legend tells us that when the Arab caudillos got to the Ebro Balcony, they did not hesitate in placing a lord in Ascó due to its views and strategic location.

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An imposing fortress

There are few remains in the castle that remind us of its intense past, when the Templar castle of Ascó became an imposing fortress in the centre of the Catalan Ebro.

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Entrance to the village

It is one of the houses of medieval origin with a gate to the Christian village that still keeps its Moorish façade.

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The church

One of the most outstanding buildings in Ascó as it depicts several different architectural styles.

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The Snow Well in Ascó

One of the few examples of a Snow Well left in the south of Catalonia. It was fed with snow coming from the Pyrenees through the Segre and the Ebro.

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The Lord’s Home

These were the rooms of the aljama and the mosque where the taxes were collected.

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Cal Cavaller

Cal Cavaller is one of the best renaissance works in the Ribera d’Ebre, where you can still see the nobility crest on its facade.

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The hermitages

The legend tells that when the Arab caudillos got to the Ebro Balcony, they did not hesitate in placing a lord in Ascó due to its views and strategic location.

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La Mola street

One of the most singular and characteristic streets for its horseshoe shape and for the Andalusian architectural elements that it still conserves. Its outer facades were used as walls.

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The Moors rock

Unique rock formation, shaped like a face which after the Templar possession received its name in remembrance of the previous Muslim occupation.

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House of the Encomendador

House of the Encomendador Sapata, in charge of governing the village.