Monuments in Castellón

  • Img 1: ACUEDUCTO
    The Aqueduct, which transported water from the Esperanza (Hope) spring to the city itself, is conserved next to the Torre del Verdugo (Hangman's Tower). The arches that still remain date back to a pe...
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  • Img 1: ALLEY OF THE JEWS
    Fragment of a mediaeval route that was restored in 1992, the origins of which go back to the 14th century. It formed part of the Jewish quarter of Sant Mateu.
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  • Img 1: ALONSO TURRET
    Of square ground plan and crowned by battlements, the Alonso turret is an example of the watchtowers built in the area and which, little by little, have been pulled down or essentially transformed.
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  • Img 1: ANCESTRAL BAROQUE HOUSES
    The old town has several ancestral baroque houses, between them, are those of the Sanchez Cotanda family and the Matutano family.
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  • Built in the XIV century for local trade. It still conserves its original arches, the right hand side wall and several columns of carved stone. In the middle of the XIX century a nursery school was e...
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  • Img 1: ARCHPRIESTAL CHURCH OF SANTA MARIA
    A visit to the archpriestal church is a must for art lovers. In the same facade visitors can contemplate the Door of the Apostles and the Door of the Virgins. Behind the choir, is, in the shape of a...
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  • Img 1: ARCIPRESTAL CHURCH OF SANT MATEU
    This monument is a prime example of Gothic architecture in the Region of Valencia, and is recognised as a building of cultural interest. Its main elements include; a Romanesque doorway (XIII c.), Got...
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  • Img 1: ARCO DE LA VERONICA
    Its name is due to the fact that inside it conserves the statue of the Santa Faz (Holy Face). Of meticulous, although reduced proportions, it is made up of a round arch, with extraordinarily elongate...
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  • Img 1: ARCO ROMANO
    The Roman arch of Cabanes is two kilometres from town and was built in the 2nd Century A.D. to commemorate the victory of a Roman general. The arch has lost the haunches and entablatures, which have...
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  • "Casa de la Vila" built in the 15th century. It has an attractive arch over the stret known as Calle de San Mateo and a beautiful window with three-lobed arches. Bombing during the Spanish Civil War...
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  • Img 1: BULC TOWER
    Dated 1601, the tower has a square base and an annexed construction attached. Its rehabilitation has meant that it has lost part of its original configuration.
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  • Near to the ‘ermita de Sant Roc’ is the Calvario, which is characterised by its zigzag form flanked by cypress trees, which lead up to a small hermitage dedicated to the Crucifixion of Christ.
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  • This hermitage was built in 1705, in masonry with a door with lintel above, an open space, a simple cornice, and a bell.
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  • Img 1: CARABONA TOWER
    The tower was used as a lookout and defence tower, and is attached to a farmhouse that is known by the same name. In spite of the changes it has undergone, the building retains its medieval style. It...
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  • Manorial residence of Peñarroja family, and home of -Joan Baptista Penyarroja – who obtained from Carlos II independence for Vilafranca and the ‘aldeas morellanas’ in 1691. An inscription in ceramic,...
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  • Img 1: BOSCH HOUSE
    Nowadays this building is home to a bank, but it was constructed by a family that gave it its name. It is in the Modernist style, as can be seen from the façade, and is one of the few examples in the...
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