Monuments in Alicante Costa Blanca

  • Foto: Ayuntamiento de Benissa
    The Town Hall is located in the Plaza del Portal square. The ancient building started life as the town's hospital constructed in 1790 for the care of the sick, and the poor and needy. In 1981 the bui...
    Benissa
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  • Img 1: AYUNTAMIENTO
    A building of the Renaissance style with characteristics typical of the civil constructions of the era in Valencia: façade of ashlar work stone, ground floor with three semi-circular arches, upper fl...
    Castalla
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  • “Baix la Mar” is the neighbourhood of the fishermen. It dates back to the XIX century. The narrow streets and small houses stand out, as well as the typical “plaçeta de la Creu” (the plaza of the cro...
    Dénia
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  • Img 1: Baños de la Reina
    This archaeological site reveals the existence of a fish farm from the late Roman epoch built in two phases. The first part, is from the II century whilst the second is from the end of the IV century...
    Calp
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  • Img 1: BAREFOOTED AUGUSTINIAN CONVENT
    In 1596 the Archbishop of Valencia, Juan de Ribera, established the Order of the Barefooted Augustinians and founded this convent. From the very beginning these cloistered nuns have taken care of thi...
    Alcoi/Alcoy
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  • Basílica de Santa María Elx/Elche
    The Basilica Santa María was built upon an ancient mosque, a Gothic temple that stood until the XIV century when it was demolished and reconstructed in the XVI century in the Gothic-Renaissance style...
    Elx/Elche
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  • Img 1: BETLEM DE TIRISITI
    The "Betlem del Tirisiti" constitutes one of the most attractive and original attractions of Christmas in Alcoy. It is a puppet representation of that has preserved its popular flavour with religious...
    Alcoi/Alcoy
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  • Edificios Ricardo Bofill
    These extraordinary buildings were designed and built by the well-known Catalonian architect Ricardo Bofil. The 3 buildings located in the high of a cliff include ‘Xanadú’, a prototype city garden co...
    Calp
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  • Img 1: The "Cabeza Lucero" iberian archeological site
     The site consists of an Iberian necropolis with a tower located next to an access door in the wall. Remains of iron weaponry, Greek ceramics and examples of adornments for funeral apparel are s...
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  • Img 1: TORRE CABO ROIG   (TOWER)
    Vigilance from the tower was to prevent assaults by Berber pirates. This building has a cylindrical form and ataluzada at its base. Nowadays it is used as a restaurant, wine store and as a private di...
    Orihuela
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  • Viaducto Canalejas
    It crosses the River Molinar and allows for communication between the centre of the city and the Viaduct quarter and the Callosa d'En Sarrià road. The project was the engineer Próspero Lafarga's, and...
    Alcoi/Alcoy
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  • Img 1: CAPILLA SAN MIGUEL
    Close to the building of the former Real Fábrica de Paños, is a chapel, also known as the Casa de la Bolla. Its interior was reformed in the XIX century.
    Alcoi/Alcoy
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  • This great horizontal building has a marked austere character. Its facade highlights the details of gratings and balconies made in forged metal and imported wood.
    Xàbia/Jávea
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  • Centro Cultural
    Ancient Torres-Orduña Palace. This building dates back to the 16th century but was renovated in the 18th century as was customary at this time. Today it houses the Public Library, theAssembly Room an...
    Benissa
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  • Foto: Casa de Juan Vives
    According to a local anecdote the owners of this house took in two pilgrims that, on leaving, gave their hosts a miraculous painting of the Virgin Mary or Puríssima Xiqueta. The family began to reali...
    Benissa
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