Monuments in Alicante Costa Blanca

  • Img 1: CITY WALL SET IN THE 'PASEITO DE RAMIRO'
    The permanent threat of continuous attacks on this maritime capital meant that the building of walls always responded to a military engineering design
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  • Murallas y Torres
    The walled enclosure was used by the Christians to protect them from the surrounding Muslim populations. The wall was reconstructed, with modifications and restorations. The walls were once plagued w...
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  • Conjunto Artístico en las Rotondas de la Calle San Ramón en El Campello
    "Water"When accessing El Campello through the N-332 road from Alicante, you find the first roundabout with a big gush of water which rises over nine meters. The water column, which gives its name to...
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  • Conjunto escultórico de Carmen Fraile en El Campello
    Within the Central Park of El Campello, very close to the Fountain of the Centenary, you can find a sculpture set by Carmen Fraile.'The Spinner, the Menaor and the Mena'This group consists of two lif...
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  • Img 1: CONVENT OF LAS CLARISAS
    This cloistered convent uses part of the Palau Comptal (Count’s Palace), the church of which is an example of pure baroque style. The temple has Paolo Mattei paintings and a little side room on the a...
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  • Img 1: CONVENT OF SAN BUENAVENTURA OR OF THE IMMACULATE CONCEPTION
    At the southern entrance to the town one finds the convent of the Inmaculada or of San Buenaventura. The convent began being built on 18th February 1674, the date on which the first stone was placed,...
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  • Img 1: CONVENT OF SANTO DOMINGO
    The building, originally, was a convent with a college that later became a University. The south facade has a marked horizontal appearance, and presents three access doors, to the church, to the conv...
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  • The Convent possesses not only the church, but also a cloister dating back to the XVII century. However, the closed nature of the Convent only allows religious people to visit the temple.
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  • The temple reflects the austerity of the Franciscans. With the disentailment of Mendizábal it ceased to exercise its function and the cloister was used for social ends.
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  • Img 1: CONVENT OF THE PADRES FRANCISCANOS
    The order is located next an old gothic parish church dedicated to San Sebastián. A gothic cross with incrusted Christian themes from the 16th century can be seen in the patio. Inside, Padre...
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  • Img 1: COUNT’S PALACE AND MONESTRY OF THE VIRGIN OF THE MIRACLES (CLARISAS CONVENT)
    The structure’s origins go back to the era of Jaime I even though the definitive structure was not finished until late 15th and early 16th centuries under the commands of Count of Cocentaina. Inside...
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  • A large cavity, a corridor and a comparatively smaller room make up this site where food, ceramics and bone remains were discovered.
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  • Img 1: COVA DE LES MERAVELLES
    Mesolitic archaeological materials were found in this cavity of over 90 metres deep and 15 of unevenness. Despite the scarcity of remains found, a piece of handmade ceramics decorated with red zigzag...
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  • In this cave Prehistoric remains have been found pertaining to the Palaeolithic period, giving rise to the speculation of the human occupation of the area.
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  • Img 1: Defensive walls and phoenician fortress
    At the mouth of the river Segura is the Phoenician port and city known as "La Fonteta”. The extension of the archaeological find must be added to its state of conservation, to make it one of the best...
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  • Crevillent's walls belonged to what was known as the Altamira Castle, which was previously destroyed. Nowadays there are only the remains of some of its walls, incorporated into later urban developme...
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