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  • 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…

  • Aledo Castle. Aledo.

    Art | Monuments


    …Sierra Espuña. 30859. Aledo. Murcia. E-mail: turismo@aledo.es. http://www.aledo.es/turismo/lugares-que-visitar/.   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 …

  • 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…

  • Monteagudo Castle. Murcia.

    Art | Monuments


    …30003. Murcia. http://www.turismodemurcia.es/es/monumentos-y-lugares/el-castillo-de-monteagudo.   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…

  • Canto de la Visera Shelter. Yecla.

    Art | Monuments


    …30510. Yecla. Murcia. http://www.yecla.es.   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.  The first traces of hum…

  • 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…

  • 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 …

  • 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. …

  • Guevara Palace. 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…

  • Murcia Cathedral. Murcia.

    Art | Monuments


    …Plaza Cardenal Belluga s/n. 30001. Murcia. http://www.diocesisdecartagena.org/es/inicio/diocesis/catedral.aspx. A 600-year-old construction. Murcia Cathedral has many Renaissance and Baroque elements, although its interior is fundamentally Gothic. Created in 1394 on the site of a former mosque. It w…

  • 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…

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

    Art | Monuments


    …Caravaca de la Cruz. Murcia. http://www.caravacajubilar.com/. 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 century and made from local marble. It…

  • Arabí Mountain. Yecla.

    Art, World Heritage | Monuments, Cultural Heritage


    …30510. Yecla. Murcia. http://www.yecla.es/CIUDAD/Turismo/EspaciosNaturales/MonteArab%C3%AD.aspx. 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 we…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Murcia Archaeological Museum. Murcia.

    Art | Museums


    …Avenida Alfonso X El Sabio, 7. 30008. Murcia. Fax.: +34 968204994 | E-mail: contacto@museoarqueologicomurcia.com. http://www.museosdemurcia.com. Iberian tradition. It houses one of Spain's most complete collections of Iberian archaeological items from several sites in the Region of Murcia. The perma…

  • "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…

  • Lorca Municipal Archaeological Museum. Lorca.

    Art | Museums


    …Plaza de Juan Moreno s/n. 30800. Lorca. Murcia. http://www.lorcaturismo.es/. 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 of the façade has a sober style, wh…

  • Murcia Cathedral Museum. Murcia.

    Art | Museums


    …Plaza de la Cruz 1. 30001. Murcia. Fax.: +34 968221083 | E-mail: museocatedralmurcia@gmail.com. http://www.murciaturistica.es/es/museo/. Archaeology and religion. The museum was reopened in 2007 after full refurbishment and is set in the old Cathedral cloister, built in the 14th century. Its permane…

  • 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…

  • Murcia Museum of Fine Arts. Murcia.

    Art | Museums


    …Calle Obispo Frutos, 12. 30003. Murcia. Fax.: +34 968272792 | www.museosdemurcia.com. Painting since the Middle Ages. The museum offers a journey through the history of art since the 15th century, and includes works from various different periods and styles. The Museum of Fine Arts is home to a majo…

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

    Art | Museums


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


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