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  • Santa María del Salvador Church. Chinchilla de Monte-Aragón.

    Art | Monuments


    … Plaza de la Mancha s/n. 02520. Chinchilla de Monte-Aragon. Chinchilla de Monte-Aragón. Albacete. (Castile-La Mancha) E-mail: oficinadeturismo@ayuntamientodechinchilla.com. www.chinchillademontearagon.com. The Marquis of Villena's contribution to art. A museum of precious metalwork, sculpture and pai…

  • San Juan Bautista Cathedral. Albacete.

    Art | Monuments


    … Plaza de la Virgen de los Llanos s/n. 02001. Albacete. (Castile-La Mancha) www.albaceteturistico.es. The new Cathedral. The Gothic church of San Juan was recently completed and given the status of cathedral. The cathedral is built on the site of the old church of San Juan. It was started at the begi…

  • El Tolmo de Minateda Archaeological Park. Hellín.

    Art, World Heritage | Monuments, Cultural Heritage


    … Carretera Nacional 301, de Abacete a Murcia. 02400. Hellín. Albacete. (Castile-La Mancha) http://www.turismocastillalamancha.es. Polychrome paintings of hunting scenes. The paintings were discovered by Juan Jiménez Llamas in 1914, and caused great interest amongst specialists in prehistoric art on a…

  • Chinchilla de Montearagón Castle. Chinchilla de Monte-Aragón.

    Art | Monuments


    … 02520. Chinchilla de Monte-Aragon. Chinchilla de Monte-Aragón. Albacete. (Castile-La Mancha) E-mail: oficinadeturismo@ayuntamientochinchilla.com. www.chinchillademontearagon.com. Remains of an Arab past. In the 15th century, Juan Pacheco, Marquis of Villena, restored a castle of Arab origin, “Xerif …

  • Almansa Castle. Almansa.

    Art | Monuments


    … Calle del Castillo 18. 02640. Almansa. Albacete. (Castile-La Mancha) E-mail: turismoalmansa@hotmail.com. www.almansa.es. Fortification dating back to the 14th century, and altered in the 15th. Fortification dating back to the 14th century, and altered in the 15th. One of the most beautiful castles i…

  • Alpera Shelters. Alpera.

    Art, World Heritage | Monuments, Cultural Heritage


    … Cerro de El Bosque. 02690. Alpera. Albacete. (Castile-La Mancha) Rock paintings in the La Vieja and El Queso caves. There are important prehistoric shelters in Alpera where schematic human figures appear, invariably depicted in monochrome, as well as numerous scenes of hunting, dancing, fighting, ha…

  • Alcaraz Plaza Mayor Square. Alcaraz.

    Art | Monuments


    … Plaza Mayor. 02300. Alcaraz. Albacete. (Castile-La Mancha) Fax.: +34 967380297 | E-mail: alcaraz@dipualba.es. http://www.alcaraz.es. A sober square. It was intended to create a large market area for Alcaraz. The Plaza Mayor in Alcaraz was built in the 16th century. It is rectangular in shape, with s…

  • Alcaraz Castle. Alcaraz.

    Art | Monuments


    … Carretera N-322 de Albacete a Jaén, a 80 km. de Albacete. 02300. Alcaraz. Albacete. (Castile-La Mancha) The defence of Alcaraz. This whole city was thought out from a strategic point of view. This is a 13th-century defensive building that served as a defensive fortress for the city. Because of its l…

  • Calatrava la Vieja Castle. Carrión de Calatrava.

    Art | Monuments


    … Carretera Nacional 420, de Ciudad Real a Carrión de Calatrava. 13150. Carrión de Calatrava. Ciudad Real. (Castile-La Mancha) Tel.: +34 926814076 | +34 649728752 | http://www.turismocastillalamancha.com. It is Arab in origin. The building incorporates a major water defence system, in combination with…

  • Calatrava la Nueva Castle. Aldea del Rey.

    Art | Monuments


    … Carretera Calatrava a Puertollano Km. 7,200. 13380. Aldea del Rey. Ciudad Real. (Castile-La Mancha) Fax.: +34 926865228 | http://www.turismocastillalamancha.com. Castle-convent. This is a Gothic castle with a rose window in its church that should not be missed. This castle-convent consists of three …

  • Santa María de Prado Cathedral. Ciudad Real.

    Art | Monuments


    … Jardín del Prado. 13001. Ciudad Real. (Castile-La Mancha) http://www.ciudadreal.es/. The Cathedral of military orders. It is a transitional Gothic building, although its origins go back to a Romanesque shrine. It has been restored several times, the most recent one giving it its current appearance. …

  • Corral de Comedias theatre. Almagro.

    Art | Monuments


    … Plaza Mayor 18. 13270. Almagro. Ciudad Real. (Castile-La Mancha) Fax.: +34 926860717 | E-mail: info@ciudad-almagro.com. http://www.ciudad-almagro.com/. An outstanding setting. This is the only theatre that still conserves its original 17th-century structure. The venue was created as an inn and a the…

  • Peña Escrita Prehistoric Cave. Fuencaliente.

    Art | Monuments


    … Carretera Nacional 420, de Ciudad Real a Nacional 420, de Ciudad Real a Fuencaliente. 13130. Fuencaliente. Ciudad Real. (Castile-La Mancha) Fax.: +34 926470268 | E-mail: aytofuen@yahoo.es. http://www.fuencaliente.net. Cave paintings. This is a cave with paintings of between 20 and 30 centimetres. Th…

  • La Batanera Prehistoric Cave. Fuencaliente.

    Art | Monuments


    … Carretera Nacional 420, de Ciudad Real a Fuencaliente. 13130. Fuencaliente. Ciudad Real. (Castile-La Mancha) Fax.: +34 926470268 | E-mail: oficina.turismo@fuencaliente.es. www.fuencaliente.es. Area of prehistoric paintings. It is just 1 kilometre from Peña Escrita, a similar cave. It forms part of t…

  • Almadén Mines. Almadén.

    Art, World Heritage, Nature | Monuments, Cultural Heritage, Tourism caves


    … Almadén. Ciudad Real. (Castile-La Mancha) Fax.: +34 926265008 | E-mail: reservas@mayasa.es. http://www.parqueminerodealmaden.es/. Almadén Mines, en Ciudad Real, are part of the "Mercury Heritage: Almadén and Idrija", declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. They are the largest mercury sites in the…

  • Palace of the Marquis of Santa Cruz. Viso del Marqués.

    Art | Monuments


    … Calle Pradillo 12. 13770. Viso del Marqués. Ciudad Real. (Castile-La Mancha) Fax.: +34 926336008 | http://www.turismocastillalamancha.com. Mythological scenes on the walls. This is the only Italian-style palace that it is preserved in all Spain. It was built in the 16th century. When King Felipe II …

  • Puerta de Toledo Gate. Ciudad Real.

    Art | Monuments


    … Plaza de la Puerta de Toledo. 13003. Ciudad Real. (Castile-La Mancha) Fax.: +34 926216640 | E-mail: turismo@ayto-ciudadreal.es. http://ciudadreal.es/. Relics of Arab history. This gate is all that remains of the Royal Citadel of Ciudad Real. It dates from the 14th century. It has 6 arches (the 2 ext…

  • Hanging Houses. Cuenca.

    Art | Monuments


    … Calle Obispo Valero. 16001. Cuenca. (Castile-La Mancha) E-mail: ofi.turismo@cuenca.es. http://turismo.cuenca.es.   The whole face of the Huécar Gorge was once lined with hanging houses. Today only three remain, and these were thoroughly restored at the beginning of the 20th century. They are in the …

  • La Peña del Escrito Rock Shelter. Villar del Humo.

    Art, World Heritage | Monuments, Cultural Heritage


    … 16370. Villar del Humo. Cuenca. (Castile-La Mancha) E-mail: villaturcuenca@gmail.com. http://www.villaturcuenca.com/. Cave paintings in Villar del Humo. Villar del Humo is the most westerly point in the Mediterranean Basin designated area. The mountain engineer, E. O’Kelly, discovered this post-Pala…

  • Cuenca Town Hall. Cuenca.

    Art | Monuments


    … Plaza Mayor 1. 16001. Cuenca. (Castile-La Mancha) http://www.turismocuenca.com. The building is two storeys high, resting on a triple arcade of semicircular arches, crowned by a coat of arms. The façade that faces the mains square (Plaza Mayor) is the most profusely decorated. The other façade faces…

  • Convent of Justinianas de Jesús y María. Huete.

    Art | Monuments


    … Avenida de José Antonio, s/n. 16500. Huete. Cuenca. (Castile-La Mancha) E-mail: cultura@huete.org. http://www.turismocastillalamancha.com/. The former convent of Justinianas, also known as the convent of El Cristo, has a doorway in the Mannerist style attributed to Andrés de Vandelvira, a lovely Ren…

  • Convent of the Carmelitas Descalzas Nuns. Cuenca.

    Art | Monuments


    … Ronda de Julián Romero 18. 16001. Cuenca. (Castile-La Mancha) Fax.: +34 969220739 | www.turismocastillalamancha.com. The current site of the Menéndez Pelayo International University was a building that the Carmelite order of nuns bought in 1622 from Fernando Ruíz de Alarcón for a total of nine-hundr…

  • Nuestra Señora de Gracia Cathedral. Cuenca.

    Art | Monuments


    … Plaza Mayor s/n. 16001. Cuenca. (Castile-La Mancha) http://www.turismocastillalamancha.es/cuenca/. Norman influence in Cuenca. The Cathedral is in Gothic style with clear French influence. The exterior has lost its Gothic character through innovations carried out during the Renaissance. It has a Lat…

  • Virgen de la Luz Church. Cuenca.

    Art | Monuments


    … Calle San Lázaro s/n. 16001. Cuenca. (Castile-La Mancha) http://www.turismocastillalamancha.com. Also known as San Antón (city's patron saint), this beautiful building is owned by the council. The church was built in the 16th century and was finished in the 18th century by Martín de la Aldehuela. Ma…


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