Benaque is a hamlet in Macharaviaya, about 2 km away from the town. Although the name is of Arabic origin, this village existed long before. It had its heyday during the Galvez family government. The most important building is the Church of Our Lady of the Incarnation, originally Mudejar, and the birthplace of the poet Salvador Rueda, who was born in Benaque in 1857 and whose house has been converted into an interesting museum by the Government of Andalusia .
Benaque is a hamlet in Macharaviaya and is well known for being the birthplace of the poet Salvador Rueda. Its Church was built in the sixteenth century, in the same place where a Mudejar mosque stood. Its striking exterior houses its bell tower. Inside, its walls are well preserved.
This is a spectacular place because of its history. The role of Galvez in the history of Spain, the Kingdom in general and the U.S. was key. This is the resting place of the imperial history of our country.
In Benaque, a hamlet which is part of the town of Macharaviaya, you will find the home of the famous poet Salvador Rueda Malaga, born in 1857, and where he spent his childhood and much of his youth. Salvador Rueda was self-taught and of humble origins and was one of the most renowned poets of his time and idolized in countries like Cuba. The house museum is preserved exactly as when the poet lived there, with its fixtures, furniture etc.