03002 Alicante (Alacant), Alicante
Castillo Santa Barbara
The castle of Santa Barbara is one of the symbols of the city of Alicante. Located in the center, from the Postiguet beach you can see its profile, known as the face of the Moor. From above we can see spectacular views of the entire city of Alicante, with the port in first term.
This fortress castle has had a rich history since the Muslims built it there by the S.IX. He has witnessed many wars and contests. Until the castle was conquered, the city was not conquered.
Casco Antiguo - Santa Cruz
Located at the foothills of Santa Bárbara Castle, the Santa Cruz neighborhood in Alicante is one of the most typical and traditional neighborhoods of the city. Their houses are very colorful and original. Each home has a different decoration, no two houses are the same.
Its strategic location and its narrow streets create the impression of being in a charming little village.
At the foot of the Barrio de Santa Cruz is the Casco Antiguo, which you can see from the many viewpoints that you will find on your way. The panoramic views of the city that you will get from this place are priceless. During your route through the Barrio de Santa Cruz you can not miss two of its key places: The Hermitage of Santa Cruz and the Brotherhood of the Holy Cross.
Plaza del Abad Penalva, 2, 03002 Alicante (Alacant), Alicante, Spain
Catedral de San Nicolás
he concathedral church of San Nicolás de Bari is one of the cathedral headquarters of the diocese of Orihuela, together with the Cathedral of the Savior of Orihuela. It is located in the Plaza Abad Penalva. It was built on the remains of a mosque, in Herrera's Renaissance style. Sober in its external appearance, its current construction was carried out between 1616 and 1662, although its cloister, older, dates from the fifteenth century and was originally made in Gothic style. It is known of the existence of a hermitage already in the thirteenth century, as it was testimony in 1265 of the meeting of Jaime I with the bishop of Barcelona, Arnau de Gurb, and ecclesiastical personalities of Alicante to prepare the conquest of Murcia and suppress the Muslim insurrection The until then collegiate church was elevated to the rank of cincatedral in 1959, since then sharing the cathedral headquarters with the Holy Cathedral Church of the Savior of Orihuela.
Mercado Central de Alicante, Av. Alfonso El Sabio, 10, 03002, Alicante, Spain
The Central Market of Alicante is a building with elements of modernist inspiration. It was built under the direction of J. Vidal Ramos between 1911 and 1912, on the wall of the S. XVIII that surrounded Alicante. It has a rectangular plan that follows a basilical scheme, with a circular appendix in the southwest corner, covered by a hemispherical dome ("la Rotonda"). It consists of two floors, one of them semi-basement due to the slopes of the surrounding streets.
The main facade is dominated by a large staircase framed by two protruding bodies and has different decorative elements.
Plaza de España, 7-8, Alicante (Alacant), Spain
Plaza de Toros - Museo Taurino Alicante
The bullring of Alicante is a bullring located in the Spanish city of Alicante. It is a second category place according to the Royal Decree that organizes the bullring in three categories according to the age, tradition, size and numbers of annual celebrations
Placa Dr. Gómez Ulla, S/N, 03013 Alacant
Museo Arqueológico Provincial - MARQ
The Archaeological Museum of Alicante, formerly called Provincial Archaeological Museum of Alicante and known by the acronym MARQ, is located in Dr. Gómez Ulla square, in the city of Alicante. It was inaugurated in its definitive form in the year 2000 in the building of the old Hospital San Juan de Dios
Teatro Principal de Alicante, Plaza Ruperto Chapí, s/n, 03001 Alacant, Alicante, Spain
Teatro Principal de Alicante
The Teatro Principal is the most important theater building in the Spanish city of Alicante. It is located in the square of Ruperto Chapí. On September 23, 1845, several merchants of the city, two aristocrats and two families of owners decided to build a theater