When you arrive in Osuna from Málaga, Granada or Almería by the highway A-92, the first avenue that you can find is the so-called Avenida de la Constitución. It is a wide and commercial avenue due to the large number of shops and service providers, as well as different infrastructures and equipments such as the Hospital, the university residence, the bus station, ITV (Vehicle Inspection Test), recycling facility and public building as the Youth Centre.
This is one of the streets with more tourist and local movement due to the large number of bars, restaurants and entertainment establishments. Furthermore, walking by this street you can find the biggest green area of Osuna, the park of Saint Arcadio, where young and old people come to enjoy with their family, as well as different species of flora can be contemplated.
It is one of the busiest streets of the town. This street has many establishments and shops which allow it to show great vitality. Walking by the street you can find the former “Posada de la Gomera” and at one of its ends, passing under some arches, it is possible to access the Town Council and the Main Square.
It is the most commercial street of the town, this mercantile origin dates back to the 16th century that was the Golden Age of Osuna.
Being the heart of the city, this street has been the economic and social axis where the expansion phases were developed forming the physiognomy of Osuna. We can locate the beginning of the street from the foot of the former “Puerta de Écija” at present known as “Arco de la Pastora”, to the formerly known Puerta de Teba where the Town Council is placed.
Carrera Street is the origin and end of the other important ones of the town; walking by this street we can appreciate some buildings with immeasurable heritage value and many shops and entertainment establishments.
The convent of la Compañía de los Padres Jesuitas was located in this street and that is the reason why at present it receives that name. The visitor can contemplate the majestic tower of Saint Carlos el Real which was built with the typical stone of Osuna called “ashlars” extracted from the former quarries of the town.
This street is located in the very heart of the town joining the two most important and monumental streets of Osuna, which are San Pedro and Sevilla street. From one end of the Cristo Street the tourist can contemplate both the impressive Church Convent of San Pedro, where the Carmelites nuns carry out their activities such as pastries handmade, and Juan XXIII square. At the other end of the street the tourist can visit the Church Convent of Nuestra Señora del Carmen.
Its former name was Evandro Street which was replaced by Gordillo in honour to the Gordillo Abbot.
This is a narrow street situated between San Pedro and Sevilla Street. Its architecture has nothing to envy other streets but often goes unnoticed by tourists due to its situation and size.
Walking by this street the tourist can contemplate many houses of deserved tribute.
It is a narrow and quite street which leads on Sevilla Street. The tourist can appreciate the joyful silences and listening to people´s footsteps and conversations.
Of the ancient architecture we preserve the arches.
The majestic narrow street called Jaretilla it is a quite steep street decorated with flowerpots with flowers.
From the bottom of this street the tourist can appreciate the impressive Colegiata and the profane architecture of this beautiful town.
La Huerta street is located passing through the arch of the Town Council and turning right.
The entire street belonged to the Ducal House. Highlight the convent of Santa Clara and the Cepeda Palace, of the 18th century, which shows one of the best baroque façades of the town, it is placed in la Huerta 10 st.
At the end of the street in the same pavement was built the palace that was occupied by the Dukes of Osuna when they left the castle-fortress in the 18th century .
The street finishes in the Duque square which was built at the end of the 16th century over the land ceded by the Ducal House and used for celebration of shows.
This is a pedestrian street flanked by a pointed archway, located in the commercial town centre giving access to the local market, which was the ancient convent of Saint Francisco whose cloister is the only currently preserved part, and where the different market stalls are placed.
According to UNESCO this street is one of the most beautiful ones of Europe and which has the greatest number of palaces per square metre.
San Pedro Street is considered itself a monument of stone and art. It is a wide street with slope in which the palaces and manor houses are aligned and almost all the architectural evolution styles can be admired along it.
Furthermore, this street has been chosen as a setting for films such as María Callas film by the Italian director Franco Zeffirelli.
We can highlight the Palacio Marqués de la Gomera, la Cilla del Cabildo Colegial (former barn), houses numbered 2, 21 and 27 with impressive façades.
This street is parallel to San Pedro Street and it also has a slope. At one end of the street you have a unique view of the Colegiata and at the other end of the street, you can appreciate the tower of the Espíritu Santo Church.
This street constitutes in itself a museum. The visitor could start the visit by the church of Concepción, next to the main square, showing a façade built with the ashlars which are the typical stone of this town. Down the road, the red façade of Santa Catalina shows the image of the Saint holding the wheel of the martyrdom. On both sides of the street we can contemplate magnificent facades of manor houses and the artistic baroque façade of the former Courts, with superb Solomonic columns.
A walk along this impressive street will remain in your memory for quite some time.
This alley called Tesoro is located in the heart of the town giving access to the picturesque neighbourhood of La Rehoya. The visitor can upstairs towards one of the most singular squares of the town: Asunción square, at the foot of the Colegiata of Osuna.
In this street we can see remains of the old urban wall of Osuna from the Almohade period (13th century). This stage marked the starting point towards the Teba path and it was located between the Tower of Water and the former Puerta de Granada.
This street is one of the most representative ones of the vernacular Andalusian architecture. The visitor can walk up this charming steep hill. At Easter time some processions (Nuestro Padre Jesús Nazareno and Ntra. Sra. De los Dolores) pass through this allay during the Good Friday becoming one of the most representative allays of the town. At one end of the slope gives you access to the singular square of La Encarnación and at the other one, gives you access to the Tower of Water, from Almohade period.
This is another of the magnificent streets with a slope of Osuna, located at the foot of the baroque tower of La Merced. Walking up the steep slope, the visitor can appreciate the different buildings built with the yellowish sandstone called ashlars extracted from the former quarries of Osuna, reaching the Buena Vista path from which the tourist can enjoy a spectacular panoramic view of the town.