This village of the Campiña dedicated to olive production has been described in the limpid verses of the local poet Mario López: / The Parish Church. / Los convents. / The castle. / The two towers. / The arch. / The Town Hall. / The plaza. / The sky. / The casino [stately home]. / The farmworkers. / The weather. / The unirrigated lands. / The bad year. / The clouds. / The open furrow…
A Roman road, which was in use until the 13th century, passed through this area, prompting the caliph Abd ar-Rahman III to construct a fortress to keep a watch on the points of entry into Córdoba.
This castle was named Bury al-Hansh [Tower of the Serpent], which is the origin of the name Bujalance. Following Christian conquest, the locality, as a property of the Crown, was assigned to the Council of Córdoba.
In 1594 Bujalance bought its independence from Córdoba, and in 1630 acquired the status of town.
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Bujalance Tourist Office:
Calle Veintiocho de Febrero, 4
Teléfono: +34 957 171 289