The village is situated at 795 meters above sea level and has 5.390 inhabitants (2014).  A typical town near the capital, it has a rapid growth in the last century and many residential areas around the historic village.

Points of Interest in Gójar

  • Church: Iglesia de Nuestra Señora de la Paz (16th century);
  • Casa Grande (15th-16th century);
  • Casa de la Tercia (16th century)
  • Chapel: Ermita de las Tres Cruces (19th century);
  • Mill: Molinos de Vedril y Ampuero;
  • Casa de la Moera o de los Pobres (18th century).
  • Casa Cuartel (18th century).
  • Casa del Dati o Portón del patio de las Mamamenas (18th century).
  • Almazara (19th century):
  • Hiking in the region: “El Collado del Fraile”

Festivities in Gójar

  • The festivities in honor of the patron Divina Pastora are celebrated;
  • On Eastern Saturday the Fiesta de Laurel is held;
  • On the 3rd of May the "Dia de la Cruz" is celebrated;
  • San Marcos is celebrated on the 25th of April by having a picnic in the country site;
  • In September the wine/ mosto festivities are held;

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Basic Information Gójar

Gójar (37°06′16″N 3°36′11″O)

Altitude: 795 meters

Population: 5.390 inhabitants (2014)



Distance to Granada: 9 km

Distance to the beach: 63 km

Distance to Airport Malaga: 146 km

Distance to Airport Granada: 27 km


Touristic level: low - medium - high

Authentic level: low - medium - high


  • Supermarkets: yes
  • Banks: yes
  • Restaurants: yes
  • Bars: yes

Location of Gójar

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