Shrine of Alcázar de la Vera Cruz
C/ Cuesta del Castillo, s/n.
30400 Caravaca de la Cruz, Murcia (Region of Murcia)
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
- From Oct 01 to May 31
From Monday to SaturdayFrom 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM From 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Public holidays and SundayFrom 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM From 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
- From Jun 01 to Sep 30
From Monday to FridayFrom 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM From 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Public holidays and WeekendFrom 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM From 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
- Admission free