Monuments in Alicante Costa Blanca

  • Img 1: THE TOWN HALL
    This is a Baroque palace dating from XVIII century. Its beautiful façade, 49 metres long, is flanked by twin towers. At the foot of its main staircase is a stone marking "point zero", which serves as...
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  • Img 1: THE TRAP MONUMENT
    The trap has a special significance in Ibi and for this reason it is honoured with this monument located in the square of the same name. A cart pulled by a horse was one of the first toys to be manuf...
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  • El Castell de Guadalest - Costa Blanca - Comunitat Valenciana
    The monuments that integrate the Villa with the Castle Fort, the Tower and the Church, form a historical site that has been declared as being of Cultural Interest (BCI)
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  • Torre Villa garcía
    Very close to the road, this tower is inside a private estate and backs on to agricultural buildings. It is of a noble aspect and very well conserved.
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  • Situated next to the Canor Turret, and also in coordination with Fort Bernia, its’ main function was to watch the coastal perimeter of part of the upper Marina.
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  • The Theatre Circus is an enclosure for spectacles, of French origin, which has the characteristics of a theatre for both theatrical and circus use, as marked by the architectural model of this type o...
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  • Torre Almadraba
    This tower formed a part of vigilance and defence network of the population, protecting from possible attacks by pirates. It is a masonry watchtower with a conical body that has been recently restore...
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  • Torre Bombarda lAlbir
    In the midst of a lovely pine forest lie the ruins of an old tower that once guarded the city.
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  • The remains of this tower demonstrate that Islamic buildings existed in this area. Here remains of ceramics, iron keys, needles, a bronze punch and coins have been found.
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    On private property it forms part of a set of defensive buildings.
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  • The transformations to which it has been subjected have left few vestiges of its origins. It was one of the towers built for surveillance of the surrounding countryside.
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  • This square based tower was built in the reign of Felipe II, and was integrated into the coastal warning system, defending against pirates. In the Municipal Museum there is a model of the structure....
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    The tower, a great construction made up of several bodies, forms part of a large complex, known as the Casa Gran d'Asprella.
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  • Img 1: TORRE DE BARXELL (of the CASTILLO DE BARXELL)
    In the small castle stands a rectangular tower. The fortress was constructed as a refuge for the inhabitants of the local farms during the Castilian - Aragonese war. In the city there are the remains...
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  • This tower formed part of the extensive network of watchtowers that were designed alert inhabitants of enemy assaults from the sea. Nowadays it has been rehabilitated.
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  • Img 1: TORRE DE LA CALAFORRA
    It was originally an Arabic tower that gave access to the city. Later an almudín was built next door, which was a building to store and weigh the wheat before taking it to the mills. In the XI...
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