Altitude: 337 m
Agramunt Township is located in the county of Urgell, located at the foot of River Sio. The municipality is composed of aggregates of Beacon High, Donzell d'Urgell, Mafet, Montclar and Pulles them.
The history of the town of Agramunt dates back to 1070 when it was fortified to cope has the Arab invasion. The result of this long history have been a large number of buildings of great interest. To see part of this story is recommended to wander through its narrow streets.
In the center of town Agramunt City Council found a baroque style building located in a XVIII century arcaded square. Another interesting place is the Plaza del Mercadal, square nineteenth century, one of the first places in Catalonia that was built following urban criteria. It is interesting to go through the Sio Street where there are large porches on the right and a facade with small ceramic tiles very interesting 1933.
Also of note is the church of Santa Maria de Agramunt, XII and XIII century Romanesque style with three naves ending in three apses, and influences tolosanas, Moorish, and some ornaments of Anglo-Norman origin. The year 1931 was declared National Monument.
Just outside the town, but clearly visible is Montclar Castle, a fortification of the reconquest (XI century) rebuilt in the seventeenth century, declared a Historic Artistic Monument of National character 1979. Also found outside the Pillar of Almenara, a round tower XI century surveillance which overlooks a fantastic panorama.
As far as gastronomy is concerned, Agramunt is known for its handmade nougat made ??with honey, nuts and egg white, traditionally made ??from the eighteenth century. It is also very appreciated your chocolate to stone.
For those as you want to delve into the art and culture is also interesting the Espai Guinovart, where the work of the painter and sculptor Joseph Guinovart, the Ethnological Museum Municipal or Visual Poetry House Lo Pardal.
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