L'Arboç

Province: Tarragona
Shire: Baix Penedès
Inhabitants: 5469
Extension: 14,1 Km2
Altitude: 166 m

Arboç is one of the fourteen municipalities forming the Baix Penedès. This municipality borders the town of Castellet i la Gornal, part of the Alt Penedès, and Banyeres del Penedès.

There are written records of 991 which speaks of Arboç, when this place was part of the term of Castellet. Which later changed.

The year 1061 a son of Bernat Otger sold some land known as the place name of l'Arbucio, and the year 1174 to these same lands, which belonged to sanca, were given the title of Villa Real. With this title Arboç enjoyed great privileges, for example, began performing market from 1200. Perhaps because of this categorization as a royal villa in Arboç find great appeal cn buildings such as La Giralda.

Arboç La Giralda is a small-scale reproduction of the Giralda in Seville. Also, inspired detailing the Patio de los Leones in the Alhambra in Granada and the Hall of Ambassadors of the Alcázar of Seville. The building was built in the early twentieth century by the architect Joan i Marí Roquer, which made ??its construction marvel at the palaces and monuments of Andalucia.

Another building that stands out in this town is the Palace Batet Gener. It was built in two stages by the Indian Josep i Batet Gener (Gener Tobacco founder). Today it is a residential school. Another recommended visit is the church of Sant Julia also known as the Cathedral of the Penedès by its magnitude. It is in the Renaissance style and the interior of the chapel dels Dolors preserved Gothic wall paintings. Also interesting is a walk through the main street, one of the most emblematic streets of the most historic village.

For a complete tour by Arboç should enter the Museum Cushion tips since as indicated by the saying "L'Arboç, bon terra i saw puntes of coixí" ("l'Arboç, land of good wine and pad tips "). It is an activity that dearrollo and practiced in this population since the eighteenth century.

Finally add that Arboç features a large folkloric tradition. Prominent among these centenarians and their imp carretillada the stick dance and known as els casteller Minyons.

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