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Heading inland from Marbella approximately 200 metres above sea level you will find Ojen, one of the largest traditional white washed villages in the region. Ojen offers complete tranquillity and authenticity, yet the village is within a short distance to Marbella Centre and La Canada shopping centre.
Tourist spots include the Iglesia Nuestra Sra de la Encarnacion, originally an Arabian mosque the church was rebuilt in 1505. The village square surrounds a fresh water fountain and a multitude of restaurants, other popular attractions comprise of the wine museum and the view point at the entrance to the village which offers unrivalled panoramic views of the coastline.
A relatively affluent history surrounds Ojen due to its famed production of aguardiente, the renowned anise liqueur.
Town centre properties consist of more traditional village housing, however heading past the old town you will find a region of modern larger properties set in elevated positions overlooking the Sierras Alpujata and Blanca.
Popular with holiday makers and permanent residents looking to reside in a more traditional Andalucian setting, Ojen is considered as an inland village - however in reality the short distance to Marbella makes the village easily accessible to the beaches and all of the coastlines amenities.