Alhambra. Granada

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  • El Tolmo de Minateda Archaeological Park. Hellín.

    [Art, World 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 Llama…

  • Alcaraz Castle. Alcaraz.

    [Art]


    …Carretera N-322 de Albacete a Jaén, a 80 km. de Albacete. 02300. Alcaraz. Albacete. (Castile-La Mancha) www.alcaraz.es. The defence of Alcaraz. This whole city was thought out from a strategic point of view. This is a 13…

  • Atalaya Castle. Villena.

    [Art]


    …Cerro de San Cristóbal, s/n. 03400. Villena. Alicante - Alacant. (Valencia) E-mail: villena@touristinfo.net. http://www.turismovillena.com/. Tall and stately, the three storeys of Villena castle rise up proudly from the …

  • Chapel of Santa María del Campo. Castropol.

    [Art]


    …33760. Castropol. Asturias. www.castropol.es.   The chapel stands on the old Campo de Tablado area in Castropol. The building has a rectangular floor plan with two small side sections (chapel and sacristy) and the date i…

  • Chapel of the Virgin de La Guía. Ribadesella.

    [Art]


    …Ribadesella. Asturias. http://www.ribadesella.es/. This small Renaissance shrine underwent a major reconstruction in the 19th century. Its square floor plan suggests that it may have been shortened; this implies that the…

  • Caños de San Francisco Fountain. Avilés.

    [Art]


    …Calle San Franciso, s/n. 33400. Avilés. Asturias. www.avilescomarca.info.   This fountain is the most unusual in the area. It has a front panel with six spouts in the form of human heads from which the water flows toward…

  • Oviedo Town Hall. Oviedo.

    [Art]


    …Plaza del Ayuntamiento. Oviedo. Asturias. www.oviedo.es.   The Town Hall was built in 1622-1623 by the architect Juan de Naveda, and the building was restored and extended in 1939. The main door is presided by a marble l…

  • Chapel of El Humilladero. Cudillero.

    [Art]


    …33150. Cudillero. Asturias. www.cudillero.es.   This Gothic chapel has been extensively reformed. It has a square floor plan with buttresses and ogival vaults. The altarpiece dates from the 16th or 17th century.   This G…

  • Los Pilares Aqueduct. Oviedo.

    [Art]


    …Calle Roberto S. Velázquez. Oviedo. Asturias. www.turismoviedo.es. This work of engineering was built in the 16th century and originally supplied water to the city. Today only five of the 41 arches or pillars are still s…

  • Chapel of La Magdalena. Ribadesella.

    [Art]


    …Vega, s/n. 33345. Vega. Ribadesella. Asturias. www.ribadesella.es. Although it was rebuilt in 1722, the origin of this chapel is unknown. Although it was rebuilt in 1722, the origin of this chapel is unknown.…

  • Rock art of the Mediterranean Basin on the Iberian peninsular.

    [Art, World Heritage]


    …The first example of art on the Peninsula. A region where the oldest known artistic expressions on Spanish territory can be found. The so-called Mediterranean Arc Cave Paintings of the Iberian peninsula includes sites in…

  • Casino of Llanes. Llanes.

    [Art]


    …Calle Nemesio Sobrino, s/n. 33500. Llanes. Asturias. E-mail: turismo@ayuntamientodellanes.com. http://www.llanes.com/. This palace once housed the former Casino-Theatre of Llanes, an extremely important social centre for…

  • Chao Sanmartín Fort. Grandas de Salime.

    [Art]


    …Plaza de la Constitución, s/n. 33730. Grandas. Grandas de Salime. Asturias. www.parquehistorico.org. This settlement was known to be fortified as far back as the 4th century BC. It consists of group of circular cabins, o…

  • Rectory of Soto de Luiña. Cudillero.

    [Art]


    …33150. Soto de Luiña. Cudillero. Asturias. www.cudillero.es. This 2-storey rectangular building is built of masonry and has stone elements. The cornice is decorated with tryglyphs and metopes. It has been restored and is…

  • El Collado House. Ribadesella.

    [Art]


    …Ribadesella. Asturias. http://www.ribadesella.es/.   It has three floors and a basement and is famous for being the birthplace of the painter Darío de Regoyos. The main facade has an outstanding balcony which occupies th…

  • Valdés Salas Mansion. Salas.

    [Art]


    …Plaza General Aranda, s/n. 33860. Salas. Asturias. http://www.turismoasturias.es/descubre/cultura/museos-y-espacios-culturales/monumentos/casa-palacio-de-valdes-salas.   It is a sober masonry and stonework building that …

  • House of Elisa and Luis Villamil. Vegadeo.

    [Art]


    …Paseo de la Alameda, 12. 33770. Vegadeo. Asturias. www.vegadeo.es. This family house is steeped in the history of the town of Vegadeo, and is currently the site of the town’s Cultural Centre. It is considered to date fro…

  • Coceña Asturian country house. Colunga.

    [Art]


    …Coceña, s/n. Coceña. Colunga. Asturias. www.colunga.es. Typical large Asturian country house with wooden galleries and cantilevered balconies with wood sills. Typical large Asturian country house with wooden galleries an…

  • Church of Santa Lucía in Coceña. Colunga.

    [Art]


    …Coceña. Colunga. Asturias. www.colunga.es. Small traditional chapel, with a single nave, a portico on the base and a flat sanctuary, and a vestry adjoining the north side of the sanctuary. Small traditional chapel, with …

  • Teixois de Taramundi Ethnographic Site. Taramundi.

    [Art]


    …33775. Teijois. Taramundi. Asturias. http://www.osteixois.es. In addition to Teixois' beautiful houses and buildings, the town has numerous water mills, with their pestle, mill and millwheel, etc. The pestle is mentioned…

  • Covaciella Cave. Cabrales.

    [Art, World Heritage]


    …33555. Cabrales. Asturias. www.turismoasturias.es/descubre/cultura/arte-rupestre/rupestre-cueva-de-covaciella. Perfectly conserved, prehistoric rock art. Designated World Heritage in 2008. Discovered by chance in 1994, i…

  • Architectural Site of Los Selgas. Cudillero.

    [Art]


    …33154. El Pito. Cudillero. Asturias. E-mail: reservas@selgas-fagalde.com. www.selgas-fagalde.com.   This palace was built in the neoclassical style according to a design by Fortunato Selgas in the 19th century. The palac…

  • Collegiate Church of Santa María la Mayor. Salas.

    [Art]


    …Plaza de la Iglesia, s/n. 33860. Salas. Asturias. www.ayto-salas.es. The collegiate church dates from the 16th century and has been declared a National Monument. Its most outstanding treasures are the mausoleum of Archbi…

  • Mohías Fort. Coaña.

    [Art]


    …33795. Mohías. Coaña. Asturias. http://www.parquehistorico.org.   It was discovered in 1939 but was not excavated until 1968-1970. A key feature is the large number of cabins with clearly delimited fireplaces. It was inh…



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