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The new bridge, excellent "geological accident" in full Ronda

New renovated bridge image
New Bridge image reformed

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.

Another perspective of the New Bridge Round
Another perspective of the New Bridge Round
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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.

New Bridge view from the zenith
New Bridge view from the zenith
Photo courtesy of Manuela Aguilera

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 Round.

Photo courtesy of Grisha Bruev

 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.

It is also called the & quot; Balcony pussy"
It is also called the “Balcony pussy”

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.

SCORCHING THE CARRIAGE OF ROUND
SCORCHING THE CARRIAGE OF ROUND

Serrania de Ronda, a true journey into the past of Andalusia

Icon of the Serrania de Ronda, the pit, which together with a huge bridge that seems to merge with the rock make this place one of the symbols of Andalusia
Icon of the Serrania de Ronda, the pit, which together with a huge bridge that seems to merge with the rock make this place one of the symbols of Andalusia source Andalucia.Org

The Serrania de Ronda, a true journey into the past of Andalusia

Located in the heart of Andalusia and west of the province of Málaga, Serrania de Ronda is distinguished by the beauty of its landscape and the strength and authenticity of its mountain culture. This saw is not just a set of mountains located in the heart of the province of Málaga, but also it is reunited with the living history of Andalusia as the Cave of Pileta.

 Cave pool., one of the most historic and magical places of the Serrania de Ronda in Andalusia
Cave pool., one of the most historic and magical places of the Serrania de Ronda. source Andalucia.Org

This attractive serranía collects palaces (especially the Mondragon Palace), Arab baths, atalayas, Roman theaters and even visits to primitive caves that are a return to the past in an enriching way.

Such is the journey into the past, that access to the people who embrace the Serrania de Ronda are difficult to access because of the philosophy of keeping intact its architectural essence of their brick facades and streets. In fact, for its alleys, sunsets, history and landscape the Serrania de Ronda has become an ideal place for a honeymoon for its romantic decor.

Roman Theater Acinipo
Roman theater Acinipo Source andalucia.org

Three Valleys geographically delimited territory: Valley Guadalteba, Guadiaro and Genal Valley. In the center of this Ronda plateau has. This city becomes more important than the rest of the towns of the mountainous both for its size and its location in a ravine 120 meters deep.

Ronda boasts an architectural heritage of great historical value as the Royal May Fair, the second oldest of Andalusia. Ronda is known as the "city of dreams".     Depression of Antequera and Sierra de Ubrique has become one of the main attractions of the mountains.

Style roast goat serrano, chorizos alcohol and dishes derived from hunting as partridge and rabbit pit rondeña are just a sampling of the broad Mountainous gastronomic range that offers.

Genuine flavors and products native to a cuisine where tradition and modernity intertwine to offer visitors the best of the region

For its richness and diversity, much of its territory is protected by various figures of natural protection, the most important of the three Natural Parks of the Serrania: Grazalema, Sierra de las Nieves and Alcornocales. Among the three authentic natural jewels hoard as pinsapo, the golden eagle or the griffon vulture and the perfect setting for endless entertainment possibilities in the natural environment, such as hiking, climbing, caving or simply observing nature. The heritage of the city of Ronda is a real treat that is at the service of tourists. viewpoints, a sunset on the Promenade des Anglais, a mine (known as the Palacio del Rey Moro) and Arab baths are some of the ingredients that invite the city to be visited Ronda.

Arab baths, considered the best preserved in Spain.
Arab baths, considered the best preserved in Spain

Culinary, Scorching La Carreta Ronda collects all the mountains identity and tradition of Andalusian dishes with grilled meats Abrasador and local cuisine.

Scorching La Carreta Ronda, a place to eat during the route Serrania de Ronda in Andalusia
Scorching La Carreta Ronda, a place to eat during the Serrania de Ronda route

Parrilalda meat grilled Abrasador La Carreta de Ronda in Andalusia
Carvery meat grilled Scorching La Carreta Ronda