Monuments in Alicante Costa Blanca

  • On the highest peak of the municipality, this fortress built by Muslims was a vital strategic point in the Middle-Ages. Nevertheless, two earthquakes in the XVII and XVIII century destroyed most of t...
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  • Img 1: THE ERMITA DE SAN ROQUE CHAPEL
    The Ermita de San Roque chapel is located in the San Roque quarter, on Luis Calpena Street, adjacent to the Xàtiva gate. Not being on a street makes it unusual, since to reach the chapel one nee...
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  • Img 1: ERMITA DE SAN VICENTE FERRER
    Devotion to the Saint is patent in this chapel, made of unpolished stone painted white, with a varnished blue tiled dome. The altar preserves a 16th century image of the saint.
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  • Img 1: SANCTUARY OF OUR LADY OF VIRTUE
    It was declared Artistic Historical Monument in 1976. A number of different construction eras can be appreciated in this complex. The original chapel dates back to the second half of the XV century....
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  • Img 1: SANCTUARY OF SANTA MARIA MAGDALENA
    A Modernist Building realised by the engineer Jose Sala Sala. Its construction, initiated in 1918, is entirely of marble. Its singular facade, framed by two slender bell towers, give it a similar app...
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  • Img 1: SANT JORDI MARKETPLACE
    It is located beneath Plaça d'Espanya, Alcoy's neuralgic centre, and is also called "Bandeja" (tray). It is a unique concrete construction that simulates the skeleton of a cetacean. In this area, des...
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  • Img 1: SANTA MARÍA CHURCH
    The temple, of baroque style, was constructed halfway through the 18th century and was destroyed during the Civil War. This new church - of classicist style - was rebuilt on the same site between the...
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  • Orihuela Monserrate
    This building has a Neo classic facade and Baroque ornamentation inside. It houses the image of the Patron Saint of Orihuela.
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  • Comenzó siendo una ermita en el año 1941, todavía hoy pueden observarse los once peldaños de la escalinata de acceso, el portal y un trozo de cemento fino, únicos restos que quedan.En 1943 se hace la...
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  • With the construction of the University remains were found of Arabic baths, Islamic housings and Gothic and baroque buildings.
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  • Img 1: SHRINE OF SANTA ANA
    Situated on the outskirts of the town, at just over 1km from the town centre, is the old church of Fabanella. This is a welcoming little chapel that invites the visitor to rest and enjoy the leafy se...
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  • The ground plan of this shrine is almost square. The cupola, on pendentives, is supported on a low tambour. On the crown of the façade there are green and brown ceramic pots. The shrine is dedicated...
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  • Img 1: SHRINE OF THE SANTÍSIMO CRISTO DEL REMEDIO
    The shrine was erected upon the old Arab castle and from its setting it affords a complete view of the district, from the inland mountains to the coast.
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  • Img 1: SHRINE OF THE VIRGEN DE LA SALUD
    This is a welcoming religious temple in honour of the Patron Saint of Onil. This is a recently restored chapel, which houses the statue of the patron Saint of Onil, Ntra. Señora, la Virgen de la Salu...
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  • Img 1: Snow pit
    An old perfectly conserved snow field Dating back to the 18th century and it was in olden days used to store snow, this snow was crushed until it formed ice and was then used in the summer months. It...
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  • Img 1: SOCIEDAD CULTURAL CASINO DE NOVELDA
    A private club with nearly two thousand members, which can be visited. Built in 1888 it presents several environments in a variety of styles, neo-classical, baroque, modernist, which, together form a...
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