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  • "El Cigarralejo" Museum of Iberian Art. Mula.

    Art | Museums


    … Calle Marqués 1. 30170. Mula. Murcia. Fax.: +34 968661422 | E-mail: contacto@museocigarralejo.com. www.museocigarralejo.com. Iberian Archaeology. Ten rooms with different sides of the Iberian world. Set in the old Baroque palace of the Marquis of Menahermosa, the museum contains archaeological items…

  • Mining Museum. Unión, La.

    Art | Museums


    … Plaza Liceo s/n, (Edificio del Liceo de Obreros). 30360. Unión, La. Murcia. E-mail: turismo@ayto-launion.com. Mining history. Here you can see the important mining heritage of La Unión. Located in the Old Workers' Lyceum building, the collection comprises mining tools, scale models and a display of …

  • Ethnological Museum of the irrigated lands of Murcia. Alcantarilla.

    Art | Museums


    … Avenida Príncipe s/n. 30820. Alcantarilla. Murcia. Fax.: +34 968893866 | E-mail: museohuerta@ayto-alcantarilla.es. http://www.alcantarilla.es/cultura/museo_etnologico.aspx. History of the irrigated lands of Murcia. The museum reconstructs the history of the irrigated lands of Murcia with the tools, …

  • Sanctuary of the Purísima Concepción Castle-Basilica. Yecla.

    Art | Monuments


    … Yecla. Murcia. E-mail: basilicadelapurisima@hotmail.es. http://basilicadelapurisima.com/. It is built in neo-Classical style and is outstanding for its semi-spherical dome with blue and white stained glass windows with spiral decorations. Inside, the main element is marble, to be found both on the a…

  • La Vera Cruz Sanctuary-Fortress. Caravaca de la Cruz.

    Art | Monuments


    … Caravaca de la Cruz. Murcia. Fax.: +34 968708148 | E-mail: cofradia@serconet.com. www.caravaca.org. It has Moorish origins and has undergone many transformations. Inside you can see the Santísima Vera Cruz de Caravaca. The Vera Cruz Sanctuary is outstanding for its Baroque façade, added in the 18th …

  • Lorca Municipal Archaeological Museum. Lorca.

    Art | Museums


    … Plaza de Juan Moreno s/n. 30800. Lorca. Murcia. Fax.: +34 968406267 | http://www.museoarqueologicodelorca.com/. The archaeological origins of the city. Located in the historic-artistic centre of the town of Lorca, this building dates from the 16th and beginning of the 17th centuries. The lower part …

  • La Encomienda Archaeological Museum. Calasparra.

    Art | Museums


    … Plaza de la Constitución s/n. 30420. Calasparra. Murcia. E-mail: turismo@calasparra.org. http://www.calasparra.org. A historical journey into Calasparra. Located in an 18th-century building, once home to the town headquarters of the San Juan de Jerusalén Order. The exhibition looks at the history of…

  • El Puerto Cave. Calasparra.

    Art, Nature | Monuments, Tourism caves


    … Cueva del Puerto. Calasparra. Murcia. E-mail: qalat@qalat.com. http://www.cuevasturisticas.com. A world waiting to be discovered. It is one of the largest and lesser known caves in eastern Spain. It offers two options: a calm visit or a more intrepid route for people who love the underground world. …

  • Palace of Guevara. Lorca.

    Art | Monuments


    … Calle Lope Gisbert, nº 12. 30800. Lorca. Murcia. http://www.lorca.es/. Also known as the "Casa de las Columnas" (House of Columns) because of the Solomonic columns on the main doorway, this old stately residence is one of the most emblematic civil Baroque buildings in Lorca. It is a house-palace wit…

  • Lorca Castle – Fortress of the Sun. Lorca.

    Art | Monuments


    … Carretera del Castillo. 30800. Lorca. Murcia. E-mail: info@lorcatallerdeltiempo.com. www.lorcatallerdeltiempo.com. This 13th-century castle is located in a strategic position overlooking the city. It has a long, narrow shape with a polygonal floor plan and is divided into three areas, one of which c…

  • Ex-collegiate church of San Patricio. Lorca.

    Art | Monuments


    … Plaza de España s/n. 30800. Lorca. Murcia. www.lorca.es/. Ex-collegiate church of San Patricio.   It dates from the 16th to 18th centuries and thus presents a diversity of styles, ranging from the Renaissance in the vaults of the ambulatory to the Baroque style of the main façade. Its construction b…

  • Arabí Mountain. Yecla.

    Art, World Heritage | Monuments, Cultural Heritage


    … 30510. Yecla. Murcia. www.ayuntamientoyecla.com. Monte Arabí cave paintings. In Yecla, Monte Arabí houses a series of cave paintings the most notable of which can be found in Visera Rocks, Mediodía cave and in los Muertos and Arabilejo ravines. they were discovered by Juan Zuazo Palacios in 1912. Th…

  • El Milano. Mula.

    Art, World Heritage | Monuments, Cultural Heritage


    … 30170. Mula. Murcia. E-mail: turismo@aytomula.es. http://www.abrigodelmilano.es. El Milano archaeological site. They have been declared World Heritage sites. Cave painting sites have been declared World Heritage sites by UNESCO within the Mediterranean Basin of the Iberian Peninsula. They are an exc…

  • Aledo Castle. Aledo.

    Art | Monuments


    … Sierra Espuña. 30859. Aledo. Murcia. E-mail: turismo@aledo.es.   The castle is located 9 kms from Totana, and stands on a small ridge beside the Sierra Espuña mountains. It is Muslim in origin, and is built of tamped earth which gives it its reddish colour. The outstanding feature of the castle is i…

  • Los Grajos Gorge. Cieza.

    Art, World Heritage | Monuments, Cultural Heritage


    … 30530. Cieza. Murcia. E-mail: oficina.turismo@cieza.es. The Dance of los Grajos. Los Grajos Gorge is home to works from the post-Palaeolithic era, in what is known as the Levantine-Naturalist style. The dance scene found at this site is one of the most complex of its type that has been discovered to…

  • Cañaíca del Calar. Moratalla.

    Art, World Heritage | Monuments, Cultural Heritage


    … 30440. Moratalla. Murcia. E-mail: turismo@ayuntamientomoratalla.net. http://www.murciaturistica.es. Prehistoric rock art in Murcia. Designated World Heritage. Prehistoric rock art sites that were designated World Heritage by UNESCO within the Mediterranean Basin on the Iberian Peninsula. They provid…

  • Canto de la Visera Shelter. Yecla.

    Art | Monuments


    … 30510. Yecla. Murcia. www.yecla.com/ayuntamiento/.   The first traces of human activity have been found in several archaeological sites. The Canto de la Visera shelters have been dated to the Bronze Age (2nd millennium B. C.), and have revealed fields of rock carvings. Guided tours.…

  • "Enrique Escudero de Castro" Municipal Archaeology Museum. Cartagena.

    Art | Museums


    … Calle Ramón y Cajal 45. 30204. Cartagena. Murcia. Fax.: +34 968515449 | E-mail: informacionmuseo@ayto-cartagena.es. www.museoarqueologicocartagena.es. The origins of Cartagena. The museum takes you from prehistory through to the 19th century. Located on the site of the late Roman San Antón necropoli…

  • Barranda Museum of Ethnic Music. Caravaca de la Cruz.

    Art | Museums


    … Calle Pedrera s/n. 30412. Caravaca de la Cruz. Murcia. http://www.murciaturistica.es/es/museos/. World Music. The collection comprises musical instruments from 145 countries representing cultures from throughout the world, and was been growing since the 1970s. The museum is set in an old flour mill …

  • Salzillo Museum. Murcia.

    Art | Museums


    … Plaza San Agustín, 3. 30005. Murcia. E-mail: museosalzillo@museosalzillo.es. www.museosalzillo.es. Dedicated to the famous sculptor Francisco Salzillo, born in 1707, the museum has various different rooms where you can see large sculptures created by the artist for the Easter week processions.They a…

  • Cartagena Roman Theatre Museum. Cartagena.

    Art | Museums


    … Plaza del Ayuntamiento, Palacio Pascual de Riquelme. Cartagena. Murcia. Fax.: +34 968525161 | E-mail: fundacion@teatroromanocartagena.org. www.teatroromanocartagena.org. An example of Roman Cartagena’s monuments and architecture. The museum exhibits items discovered in excavations in the area of the…

  • Monteagudo Castle. Murcia.

    Art | Monuments


    … 30003. Murcia. http://www.turismodemurcia.es/es. The castle is located on the top of a hill.This fortress is very well preserved.The archaeological remains found belong to the Islamic period.After the foundation of the town of Murcia (825), as well as serving as a fortress, it was also a prison and …

  • Monteagudo Castle. Murcia.

    Art | Monuments


    … 30003. Murcia. http://www.turismodemurcia.es/es.   The name described the ruins located beside the Monteagudo Castle, dating from the Muslim period. These remains were previously part of a turreted rectangular space which was used as a recreation ground by the rulers of the taifas, or Arab fiefdoms.…

  • Church of San Nicolás de Bari. Murcia.

    Art | Monuments


    … Plaza de San Nicolás. 30005. Murcia. http://www.murcia.es/web/portal/san-nicolas. It is in the Baroque style, and dates from the Muslim period. It stands on the site of a mosque, which after the reconquest was converted into a church. The new building was begun in 1736 under the direction of the arc…


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