The Chapel of Mercy
The chapel was founded in 1490 by the Marquis of Cadiz as a children's home and a women's refuge and hospital. Note the doorway in graceful Gothic style. Inside, sculpted in capitals, there are the two only remaining portraits of the Marquises of Cádiz. At present it is an exhibition center.
Nuñez de Prado Street, 5.
OPENING HOURS: According to the programming.
San Miguel Church
It was a Muslim fortress over a hill till the 15th Century and it became a hermitage dedicated to Saint Michael. It has also been an orphanage for girls as well as a church. Nowadays is not in use as a church and it is used as an exhibition center.
- Tuesday to Friday - Winter: 10.30 a.m. to 1.30 p.m. & 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
- Tuesday to Friday - Summer: 10.30 a.m. to 1.30 p.m. & 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
- Saturdays, Sundays and Holidays: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Foundation Victor Marin
The Foundation Víctor Marín collects all the photographic, documentary and literary legacy of Víctor Marín Solano. The purpose of this Foundation is to inventory, digitize, preserve and make known this cultural legacy, essential to know the graphic history of our city, through exhibitions, publications, etc., and to encourage the love of photography through the creation of the Photography Award "Víctor Marín" and the Prize of School Photography "Víctor Marín".
Victor Solano Marín was born in Valtierra (Navarra) in the year 1911. He settled in Arcos as a chemist, profession he practiced until his retirement in 1984. Apart from his profession, his entire life was devoted to other activities, promoting Arcos art and culture.
On December 9, 1982 he was appointed City Adopted Son for his human quality and its contribution in favor of Arcos and its culture.
Photographs Foundation Victor Marin
San Pedro street, 2 ( Mayorazgo Palace).
OPENING HOURS: According to the programming
Enjoy and be surprised with the artistic Nativity exhibited in "El Camborio" by the Nativity artisans Association "La Adoración".
Permanent exhibition: Christmas to Easter.