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  • “Los Arquillos” and Plaza del Machete Square. Vitoria.

    Art | Monuments

    …Plaza del Machete s/n. 01001. Vitoria-Gasteiz. Araba-Álava. (Basque Country) E-mail: turismo@vitoria-gasteiz.org . www.vitoria-gasteiz.org/turismo. An architectural solution that has been converted into a monument. The c…

  • Alcaraz Plaza Mayor Square. Alcaraz.

    Art | Monuments

    …Plaza Mayor. 02300. Alcaraz. Albacete. (Castilla-La Mancha) 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 bu…

  • Caños de San Francisco Fountain. Avilés.

    Art | Monuments

    …Calle San Franciso, s/n. 33400. Avilés. Asturias. (Principality of 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 w…

  • House of Elisa and Luis Villamil. Vegadeo.

    Art | Monuments

    …Paseo de la Alameda, 12. 33770. Vegadeo. Asturias. (Principality of 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. I…

  • Rectory of Soto de Luiña. Cudillero.

    Art | Monuments

    …33150. Soto de Luiña. Cudillero. Asturias. (Principality of 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. …

  • Coceña Asturian country house. Colunga.

    Art | Monuments

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

  • Donlebún Towers. Castropol.

    Art | Monuments

    …33760. Barres. Castropol. Asturias. (Principality of Asturias) www.castropol.es.   The origins of this building date from the 18th century. It has a U-shaped floor plan surrounding a central courtyard which connects the …

  • Roman Bridge. Iruña Oka-Iruña de Oca.

    Art | Monuments

    …01191. Trespuentes. Iruña Oka-Iruña de Oca. Araba-Álava. (Basque Country) http://irunadeoca.eu/. Declared a Monumental Site in 1984. The bridge lies in the town of Trespuentes, constructed on the Zadorra river bed.Built …

  • Palmeral de Elche palm grove. Elche.

    Art, World Heritage | Monuments, Cultural Heritage

    …Porta de la Morera, 49. 03203. Elche-Elx. Elche. Alicante - Alacant. (Region of Valencia) E-mail: info@visitelche.com. www.visitelche.com. The Palmeral de Elche is the largest palm grove in Europe. Although its presence …

  • Oviedo Town Hall. Oviedo.

    Art | Monuments

    …Plaza del Ayuntamiento. Oviedo. Asturias. (Principality of 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 doo…

  • Los Pilares Aqueduct. Oviedo.

    Art | Monuments

    …Calle Roberto S. Velázquez. Oviedo. Asturias. (Principality of 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 ar…

  • Teixois de Taramundi Ethnographic Site. Taramundi.

    Art | Monuments

    …33775. Teijois. Taramundi. Asturias. (Principality of 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, e…

  • Sculpture "Monument to Fernando Villamil". Castropol.

    Art | Monuments

    …Parque De Loriente, s/n. Castropol. Asturias. (Principality of Asturias) www.castropol.es. This monument was built to commemorate the sailor and writer Fernando Villamil (1845-1898), who distinguished himself as a soldie…

  • Bruxu Fountain. Valdés.

    Art | Monuments

    …Calle Nicanor del Campo, s/n. Luarca. Valdés. Asturias. (Principality of Asturias) www.valdes.es. Built in 1764 by Julio Méndez Camina, the fountain is set in a square wall made of granite slabs, with two lower courses m…

  • El Fontán Market and Square. Oviedo.

    Art | Monuments

    …Plaza del Fontán s/n. Oviedo. Asturias. (Principality of Asturias) www.turismoviedo.es.   El Fontán is one of the most typical spaces in the city and its name comes from the «fontán» or natural spring which formed a pool…

  • Bridge over the Sella River. Cangas de Onís.

    Art | Monuments

    …Avenida de Covadonga, s/n. 33550. Cangas de Onís. Asturias. (Principality of Asturias) http://www.cangasdeonis.es. Known as the Roman Bridge of Cangas de Onís, the “Puente Vieyu” or “Puentón”, this is one of the best-kno…

  • Puerto el Pico Roman road. Cuevas del Valle.

    Art | Monuments

    …05414. Cuevas del Valle. Ávila. (Castilla y Leon) http://www.turismoavila.com. One of the best conserved Roman roads in Spain.   It was built by the Romans two centuries before Christ, primarily to improve communications…

  • Amphitheatre House. Mérida.

    Art, World Heritage | Monuments, Cultural Heritage

    …Recinto de la casa del Anfiteatro. Plaza Margarita Xirgu, s/n. 06800. Mérida. Badajoz. (Extremadura) http://www.consorciomerida.org/conjunto/monumentos/casaanfiteatro. Situated next to the amphitheatre, the remains actua…

  • Casa del Mitreo House. Mérida.

    Art, World Heritage | Monuments, Cultural Heritage

    …Recinto arqueológico Los Columbarios-Casa de Mitreo. Calle Oviedo, s/n. 06800. Mérida. Badajoz. (Extremadura) http://www.consorciomerida.org/conjunto/monumentos/casamitreo. The noble domus. This was a large Roman house b…

  • Roman baths in Alange. Alange.

    Art, World Heritage | Monuments, Cultural Heritage

    …Calle Baños, 58. 06840. Alange. Badajoz. (Extremadura) E-mail: balneario_alange@ctv.es. www.balneariodealange.com. They already existed in the time of Trajan and Adrian, in the 2nd century CE. They are situated at the fo…

  • Trajan's Arch. Mérida.

    Art, World Heritage | Monuments, Cultural Heritage

    …Zona arqueológica. Calle Trajano. 06800. Mérida. Badajoz. (Extremadura) http://www.consorciomerida.org/conjunto/monumentos/arcodetrajano. Trajan's Arch. This was a monumental access gateway to the holy space that surroun…

  • Mérida Roman Amphitheatre. Mérida.

    Art, World Heritage | Monuments, Cultural Heritage

    …Calle José Ramón Mélida s/n. 06800. Mérida. Badajoz. (Extremadura) E-mail: visitas@consorciomerida.org. www.consorciomerida.org. The amphitheatre stands. The gladiatorial contests took place on the amphitheatre’s arena. …

  • Roman Bridge over the Guadiana River. Mérida.

    Art, World Heritage | Monuments, Cultural Heritage

    …Plaza de Roma s/n. 06800. Mérida. Badajoz. (Extremadura) E-mail: visitas@consorciomerida.org. http://www.consorciomerida.org/conjunto/monumentos/puenteromanoGuadiana. The link between Emérita Augusta with Tarragona. It w…

  • Roman Bridge over the Albarregas River. Mérida.

    Art, World Heritage | Monuments, Cultural Heritage

    …Avda. Vía de la Plata, s/n. 06800. Mérida. Badajoz. (Extremadura) E-mail: visitas@consorciomerida.org. www.consorciomerida.org/conjunto/monumentos/puenteromanoAlbarregas. The smaller bridge. Built during the Augustus per…

  • Prosperita Roman Reservoir. Mérida.

    Art | Monuments

    …Carretera de Proserpina, a 5 Km. de Mérida. 06800. Mérida. Badajoz. (Extremadura) E-mail: visitas@consorciomerida.org. http://www.consorciomerida.org/conjunto/monumentos/proserpina. It is about 5km from the city of Mérid…

  • Monument to Santa Eulalia. Mérida.

    Art | Monuments

    …Parque de la Ciudad, s/n. 06800. Mérida. Badajoz. (Extremadura) E-mail: visitas@consorciomerida.org. http://www.consorciomerida.org. Martyr and patron saint of Mérida. The monument lies in the middle of the square and wa…

  • Casa de la Pía Almoina House. Barcelona.

    Art | Monuments

    …Avda. de la Catedral, 4. 08002. Barcelona. (Catalonia) E-mail: museudb@yahoo.es. http://museobarcelona.com/museo-diocesano/. The building is attached to Barcelona Cathedral and holds the Diocesan Museum. It has two diffe…

  • Casa Calvet House. Barcelona.

    Art | Monuments

    …Calle Casp, 48. 08010. Barcelona. (Catalonia) www.barcelonaturisme.com. One of the masterpieces by Gaudí. Prize given to the best finished 19th century building. There is a basement, ground floor, four floors, and a roof…

  • La Boqueria. Barcelona.

    Art | Monuments

    …La Rambla, 91. 08001. Barcelona. (Catalonia) E-mail: pinfo@boqueria.info. www.boqueria.info. Sant Josep Market, better known as "La Boqueria", is in the heart of La Rambla Avenue. It is Barcelona's most famous and pictur…

  • Sant Antoni Market. Barcelona.

    Art | Monuments

    …Ronda Comte d'Urgell, 1. 08011. Barcelona. (Catalonia) E-mail: admin@mercatdesantantoni.com. http://www.mercatdesantantoni.com/. Interesting iron structure designed by Rovira i Trias. It opened in 1882 and has a particul…

  • Christopher Columbus monument. Barcelona.

    Art | Monuments

    …Plaza Portal de la Pau, s/n. 08002. Barcelona. (Catalonia) E-mail: info@barcelonaturisme.com. www.barcelonaturisme.com. The discoverer of America. One of the most emblematic monuments in the town. The 52 metre high colum…

  • Reials Drassanes Boatyards. Barcelona.

    Art | Monuments

    …Avenida de les Drassanes s/n. 08001. Barcelona. (Catalonia) E-mail: m.maritim@diba.cat. http://www.mmb.cat/. Royal shipyards of the 14th century. The Mediterranean expansion of Aragon and Catalonia created the need to bu…

  • Villafría Fountain. Burgos.

    Art | Monuments

    …09192. Villafría. Burgos. (Castilla y Leon) This construction is crowned with an original pyramidal feature, and stands beside the church. This construction is crowned with an original pyramidal feature, and stands besid…

  • Jewish Quarter. Belorado.

    Art | Monuments

    …Barrio de "El Corro". 09250. Belorado. Burgos. (Castilla y Leon) E-mail: info@belorado.org. http://belorado.org. Remains of these monuments can still be seen; historians have located them in what is today the neighbourho…

  • Castrojeriz Tower. Castrojeriz.

    Art | Monuments

    …09110. Castrojeriz. Burgos. (Castilla y Leon) http://www.castrojeriz.com/.…

  • Fernán González Tower. Covarrubias.

    Art | Monuments

    …Plaza de Doña Sancha, 7. 09346. Covarrubias. Burgos. (Castilla y Leon) E-mail: contacto@torreondedonaurraca.es. http://www.torreondedonaurraca.es/. Legend has it that Doña Urraca was locked in the tower of the Palace of …

  • Arco y ruinas romanas de Cáparra en Oliva de Plasencia. Oliva de Plasencia.

    Art | Monuments

    …N-630, a Cáparra desvío a Guijo de Granadilla. (Cruce con Villar de Plasencia). 10667. Oliva de Plasencia. Cáceres. (Extremadura) E-mail: guijodegranadilla@guijodegranadilla.com . http://www.guijodegranadilla.com/caparra…

  • Sotileza Chalet. Castro-Urdiales.

    Art | Monuments

    …Paseo Ocharán Mazas 28 (en la zona de la playa ). 39700. Castro-Urdiales. Cantabria. This was designed by the architect Leonardo Rucabado, and has characteristics of what is known as the “Montañes School”, based on the t…

  • Town Hall. Castro-Urdiales.

    Art | Monuments

    …Casa Consistorial. Playa del Ayuntamiento. 39700. Castro-Urdiales. Cantabria. Highlights include its balcony and the clock tower. Highlights include its balcony and the clock tower.…

  • Medieval ironworks of La Yseca. Guriezo.

    Art | Monuments

    …39788. La Magdalena. Guriezo. Cantabria.   The historic importance of Guriezo has gone hand in hand with the productivity of its iron industry, and some of the oldest ironworks in Cantabria are to be found throughout the…

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