Contact details

C/ Cuesta del Castillo, s/n.
30400   Caravaca de la Cruz, Murcia  (Murcia)
cofradia@lacruzdecaravaca.es
http://www.murciaturistica.es
www.turismocaravaca.org
Tel.:+34 968705620
Tel.:+34 968707743
Fax.:+34 968708148

Location

Murcia

Description

Originally Islamic, the building has been remodelled many times. Inside it holds a cross thought to be miraculous, the Santísima Vera Cruz de Caravaca. The shrine of Vera Cruz is notable for its Baroque façade made from local marble, added in the 18th century. It is inside the walled enclave of the Real Alcázar, which was a fortress of the Knights Templar and later the Order of Santiago, and now boasts 14 towers of different sizes and shapes.

  • Construction: Shrine
  • Artistic period: Baroque
  • Historic period: 17th century

Practical information

Schedule

  • From Oct 01 to May 31
  • From Monday to Saturday

    From 08:00 AM to 02:00 PM From 04:00 PM to 07:00 PM
  • Public holidays and Sunday
    From 10:00 AM to 02:00 PM From 04:00 PM to 07:00 PM
  • From Jun 01 to Sep 30
  • From Monday to Friday

    From 08:00 AM to 02:00 PM From 04:00 PM to 08:00 PM
  • Public holidays and Weekend
    From 10:00 AM to 02:00 PM From 04:00 PM to 08:00 PM

Prices

  • Admission free

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