This bridge called "El Tajo
Ronda "is located in the historic center of the city of Ronda
(Málaga). It is located near the Alameda del Tajo Park and the
Plaza de Toros Real Maestranza. This bridge halve the town
Malaga and was built to save Gorge Guadalevin. The
Old Bridge or Santa Cecilia and the Arab Bridge or Tanneries, the dinner
identity of the town were also participants in this feat.
This "geological accident" is, for
many experts, unique in its form and its location in the town center.
further, has a surface of 47,5 approximately meters and a throat
carved by the river Guadalevín 500 m in length and 100 Metters of
depth. Its width is 50 meters and has a great escarpment that opens to
“Caldera”, hollow circular. New Bridge (in
actually it should be called so because it replaced the built in 1735, which collapsed
in 1740 and killed a 50 people. To cover the works, what
They were led by José Martin de Aldehuela, New Bridge had to
collect money from the Real Maestranza and impose a tax on the May Fair.
However, the formation of this bridge dates back to many years.
The formation of this
archiconocido bridge Ronda, according to experts, It goes back for five
millions of years because of an earthquake, when surface waters
present in this area began to erode the system and are separated by
a gorge that has been slowly piercing the Guadalevin, giving as
resulted in an impressive carved sandstone crag that houses a
interesting variety of bird, as well as the town of Hoya del Tajo and the
Serrania de Ronda. Also monuments such as the Casa del Rey Moro, the gardens
from Cuenca, the Convent of Santo Domingo and houses overlooking the Tajo de
The height of cut reaches 140
meters allowing watch birds in flight. In fact, It is common
contemplate sets a Peregrine trying reaches a dove. The
different viewpoints at different heights offering
observe the peregrine falcon nests telescope or Chough. In
other times, the top of the bridge was used as a prison.
As a curiosity, veranda near
New Bridge is known as the "balcony Cunt". It is the feeling
Peering produce a concise word translated, strong and desbocada. East
viewpoint is on the Paseo de la Alameda.
further, You should not forget the excellent Scorching restaurant La Carreta de Ronda, in which they specialize in grilled meats and wild food, and it is also located in the locality. It is an indispensable stop for all those who enjoy the visit of this historic monument.
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Murcia in its history has
characterized by having only one bridge to cross the river Segura, the bridge
Old or Hazards. It was built in the mid-eighteenth century to the twentieth century the city had no need
that the other bridges were built
that holds to date, there are five.
Each bridge is constructed
differently and with varied materials: from stone, concrete or iron
up glass, Recently. However, the "most wanted" by the murcianos
it is the first one, Old bridge given its long history and productivity.
Murcia town has
up to three footbridges to cross the river Segura today. The
Manterola, designed by engineer Javier Manterola; New Bridge, which has
It has been closed to traffic ago and has become pedestrian zone; and bridge
Calatrava or Vistabella, work built by architect Santiago
However, Murcia also has several viaducts for traffic as the pioneer Old Bridge or Dangers, Miguel Caballero gateway, Bridge Hospital and the Fica. a gateway Manterola and Calatrava were built decades ago and unite, respectively, the Carmen district with the town and the Infante Juan Manuel with Vistabella.
Old Bridge or Dangers
The Old Bridge is so called because it is the oldest
Murcia. This was begun in 1718 and it was completed in 1742. The name of
Hazard was given because in the end that connects with the Barrio del Carmen
a small temple was built dedicated to the
Virgen de los Peligros. They have everything
who had to cross the river protection invoked by the fear of
terrible floods that caused the Segura passing through Murcia.
Iron Bridge New Year
It is the second bridge that
He built in the city. It is called New
as opposed to "old". The
increased traffic of carts, galleys and luxury carriages, and the need to connect both banks of the river
It led to this bridge project 1894 which it was completed in 1903. East
iron bridge was built in the fashion imposed by the Eiffel Tower,
Raised in Paris 1889 for the Universal Exhibition. As the beams no
They put up with the amount of traffic today, since 2003, once refurbished by
engineer and architect Javier Manterola, It is exclusively pedestrian.
Called Fica to
placed next to where the International Fair of the Conserva was and
Feeding (STAY), space where currently rises and the Auditorium Center
Victor Villegas Congress. This is the third bridge in Antique
city. The design and layout are born in 1965 to growth
southern districts of the city and circulatory problems in that area
far from the only two existing bridges at the time. It was built by the
old MOPU (Ministry of development) between 1967 Y 1969, provechando the new
channeling the urban stretch of the Segura River that affected the area.
Miguel Caballero Bridge
It's a concrete bridge built
in 1970 and armed which it rests on three cylindrical central pillars. bears
Miguel Caballero name, the engineer and mayor of the time in which
he erected. It is also known as the Hammer Bridge, to lead the
most protruding part of the Bishop's Palace.
Bridge Hospital or Calatrava
known since 1973 as a bridge
of the hospital (to be located opposite the former Red Cross, current Reina
Sofia), now it is known as Calatrava bridge. This name is due to
architect Santiago Calatrava, that between 1994 Y 1999 reformed, at the request of
town hall, aging infrastructure, now a modern infrastructure
made of glass and steel, with two lateral passages for vehicles and an area
central pedestrian. Une neighborhoods
Murcia Vistabella and Infante.
Malecón walkway or Manterola
Also twentieth century,
specifically 1997, Gateway is the curve that the engineer Javier Navarro
Manterola designed to join the two banks of Segura, in the Malecon area and
the Barrio del Carmen with Veronicas and Almudí. Its design resembles a boat with
a mast of 30 meter high that go together 45 steel braces, of the
thirty hold the base and fifteen counterweight act between the structure
and the artificial island, formed in the riverbed, in which he placed the
Santiago Calatrava is also the
author of another step over the River Segura, the pedestrian walkway Vistabella, what
connects this district with the Infant. Follow your usual and repetitive design
suspenders and flat glass, due to moisture problems and slip
for pedestrians, It has had to cope with a "carpet" vinyl.
Meanwhile I walk along the bridges, is always a
golden opportunity to visit the restaurant Scorching Canovas, performing
murcianos excellent rice and food huertana, and also it has
specialties grilled meat, all own parenting and excellences
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