Monuments in Alicante Costa Blanca

  • Img 1: THE CHAPEL OF SANTA BARBARA
    At Santa Barbara Mountain rises above this one –floor building, which is surrounded by a rectangular nave, and is an example of a church of the reconquest era. Outstanding are the buttresses, a woode...
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  • Img 1: THE CHURCH OF EL SALVADOR
    Built over and old mosque, the temple was erected as an example of Renaissance architecture. Inside, with great ornamentation, is the painting The Salvation of the souls by baptism attributed to Fran...
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  • Img 1: THE CHURCH OF NUESTRA SEÑORA DE LA ASUNCIÓN
    The temple is late gothic. Outstanding is the entranceway, built in 1519, an excellent example of the Valencian rennaisance style. In addition, the chapel Capilla de la Comunión is an outstanding spe...
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  • Iglesia de San Antonio
    The church forms part of an architectural set which includes a Convent from the XVI century, the Church of San Antonio, whose state is a result of the remodelling carried out in the XVIII century. Th...
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  • Img 1: THE CHURCH OF SAN MAURO AND SAN FRANCISCO
    This is a temple that was rebuilt from the year 1948 onwards according to the project of the engineer César Cort Botí, along classicist lines, which substituted the primitive church, of baroque style...
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  • Img 1: THE CHURCH OF SAN PEDRO
    Built in the XVI century, the temple has suffered the passing of time and several reformations, there are visible signs of a restoration to the main facade, which presents baroque characteristics. In...
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  • Img 1: THE CHUCH OF SANTA MARIA
    This one-nave temple with a vaulted ceiling contains 16th Century paintings attributed to Padre Borrás. The building has suffered various modifications since it was built in the 13th century.
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  • Img 1: THE CHURCH OF SANTA MARIA
    The remains of the biggest mosque from the Moorish era served as the foundations for the building of this Gothic style church. Its main entrance is Baroque, and in its interior, the gilded high altar...
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  • Img 1: THE CHURCH OF THE HOLY SEPULCHER
    In 1595 the Patriarch Juan de Ribera laid the first stone of this church and blessed the area of the new temple, which was erected in the place where the chapel open to worship was to be found where...
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  • This church has been considered to be one of the three most successful modern temples, together with Liverpool Cathedral and the Cathedral of Brasilia. Its design consists of an oval layout that imit...
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  • Torre Cipres
    Located south of Benimagrell, this detached tower has several windowsand three floors. Part of its original interior structure is still well conserved; it is now set within private property.
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  • Img 1:  THE CLOISTER OF THE FRANCISCAN MONASTERY
    This is a very sober construction with robust walls that remind us of renaissance architecture. The church door has been made like a carved wooden altarpiece made up of two parts: the first an arch s...
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  • T. Conde
    A whole chain of defence and lookout towers was built near those urban centres closest to the sea. Those nearest the coast were to warn of danger from Barbary pirates or the French fleet. Those furth...
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  • The Convent was destroyed during the civil war. In 1946 the religious community of the Agustine nuns built the current building. The building complex that now forms the convent (church, cells, cloist...
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  • Img 1: THE ERMITA DE LOS SANTOS DE LA PIEDRA CHAPEL
    The Ermita de los Santos de la Piedra chapel is situated on a hillside in the Ravalet district, adjacent to the Pont de les Fanecaes Bridge, and facing the village and the castle a kilometre away, wh...
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  • T. Ferrer
    This once formed part of a larger complex. It is square in shape, and on one side, what appeared to be a balcony was connected to an adjacent building. It has undergone so many changes that its origi...
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