In another building of great historic importance is the magnificently restored Carmen Thyssen museum, just off Plaza de la Constitución.
It contains a large collection of paintings which revolve around one theme – Andalucía in the eighteenth century.
There are also a number of other interesting temporary exhibitions housed in the converted sixteenth-century town house, named after Carmen Cervera, socialite and art collector, third wife of Baron Hans Heinrich Thyssen-Bornemisza, whose private collection the gallery houses.
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The museum’s arrival has also seen the regeneration of its surrounding area, with the ‘entorno Thyssen’ welcoming a number of boutique shops and eateries that are well worth exploring.
Daryl moved to Malaga permanently in 2014 having first fallen in love with the city on his Erasmus year. After working for many years at local expat newspaper SUR in English, Daryl gained expert knowledge in life from the perspective of foreign residents and decided to co-found Malaga Guru in 2016.