19 Sights in Alicante, Spain (with Map and Images)


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Explore interesting sights in Alicante, Spain. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 19 sights are available in Alicante, Spain.

Sightseeing Tours in Alicante

1. Explanada de España

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La Explanada de España, also known as Paseo de la Explanada, is a maritime walk in the Spanish city of Alicante. It stretches parallel to the port and the ride of the Martyrs of Freedom, from the Puerta del Mar to the Park of Canalejas, and is one of the most popular pedestrian tracks in the city.

Wikipedia: Paseo de la Explanada (ES)

2. Teatro Principal

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Teatro Principal

The Teatre Principal is the most important theater building in Alicante, located in the Plaza de Ruperto Chapí, s/n. In 1846, in the Plaza del Barranquet, the construction of the then called the Teatre Nou began to differentiate it from the existing old theater on Liorna Street. The theater was opened on September 25, 1847. Ten years later it was renamed Alicante theater and, shortly after, Principal Theater. The project was developed by the Alicante architect Emili Jover Perrón.

Wikipedia: Teatre Principal (Alacant) (CA)

3. Plaza de la Estrella

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The star of the star is a central ornamental source of the Spanish city of Alicante. It is located, by way of Rotonda, at the confluence of the busy avenues of Oscar Escá, Aguilera, Salamanca, Maisonnave and Churruca Street, a few meters from the train station in Alicante, and is a common point of the Ensanche neighborhoods -Diputation, Benalúa and Alipark. Since 1997, the source hosts an emblematic rotary metal sculpture of Eusebio Sempere, called as a star.

Wikipedia: Glorieta de la Estrella (ES)

4. Plaça dels Estels / Plaza de los Luceros

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The Plaza de los Luceros is the most emblematic of the Spanish city of Alicante. It is situated at the confluence of four avenues, General Marvá to the north, Federico Soto to the south, Alfonso el Wise to the east and Station to the west. It has a monumental source built in the center in 1930 by the Alicantine sculptor Daniel Bañuls Martínez, which popularized the name, from that moment, of Plaça dels Cavalls.

Wikipedia: Plaza de los Luceros (ES)

5. MARQ - Museo Arqueológico de Alicante

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MARQ - Museo Arqueológico de Alicante

The Archaeological Museum of Alicante is an archaeological museum in Alicante, Spain. The museum won the European Museum of the Year Award in 2004, a few years after significant expansion and reallocation to renovated buildings of the antique hospital of San Juan de Dios. The museum houses eight galleries that use multimedia to allow visitors to interact with the lives of past residents of the region.

Wikipedia: Archaeological Museum of Alicante (EN), Website

6. MACA - Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Alicante

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Alicante Museum of Contemporary Art is a municipal museum in Alicante, Spain. It exhibits 20th-century and contemporary art. Created in 1976 thanks to Eusebio Sempere, and reopened in 2011 after a major renovation, the museum now consists of three permanent collections of about 800 art pieces. The museum is located in Asegurada building, the oldest civil building remaining in the city.

Wikipedia: Alicante Museum of Contemporary Art (EN), Website

7. Monolito en recuerdo de las victimas del campo de concentración de Los Almendros

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The almond tree concentration camp was a concentration camp for military and civilians at the end of the Spanish Civil War created by the rebel side two days before the last part of the war. It was in the municipality of Alicante, Spain, about three kilometers from the town center, in the area known as La Goteta, Camino de Vistahermosa, on a side of the Valencia road.

Wikipedia: Campo de concentración de Los Almendros (ES)

8. Església de Sant Pere i Sant Pau

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Església de Sant Pere i Sant Pau

The Church of San Pedro y San Pablo is a Catholic temple located on the island of Tabarca, in the municipality of Alicante. In 1769 there was already a small chapel, which was extended to church and blessed in 1770, although its construction was not completed until 1779. It was declared an Asset of Cultural Interest in 1964 along with the rest of the island.

Wikipedia: Sant Pere i Sant Pau de Tabarca (CA)

9. Ciudad Ibero Romana de Lucentum

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Ciudad Ibero Romana de Lucentum

Lucentum is the name of an Iberian-Roman city located in the current municipality of Alicante, in the place known as El Tossal de Manises, in the Albufereta neighborhood. The influence of the name of the ancient Roman city is echoed today in today's Alicante. A large multitude of companies, associations and sports clubs are named after the ancient city.

Wikipedia: Tossal de Manises (ES), Website

10. Eleuterio Maisonnave

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Eleuterio Maisonnave

The monument to Eleuterio Maisonnave y Cutayar is located on Maisonnave Avenue in Alicante, Spain. It represents Eleuterio Maisonnave, who was the first mayor of Alicante elected by universal (male) suffrage, as well as Minister of the Interior during the First Spanish Republic and founder of the first savings bank in the city of Alicante.

Wikipedia: Monumento a Maisonnave (ES)

11. Cruz de los Caídos

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Cruz de los Caídos

The Cross of the Fallen is a monument in the city of Alicante, Valencia, located at a traffic roundabout between the avenues of Doctor Gadea and Federico Soto, and tangent to Plaza de Calvo Sotelo, in the place originally occupied by the monument to Maisonnave. Initially it was called Monument to the Fallen by Spain and by the Fatherland.

Wikipedia: Creu dels Caiguts (CA)

12. Torre Conde

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Torre Conde

The Torre del Comte or Torre Comte is one of the coastal watchtowers that are distributed throughout Alicante, in the city of Alicante. It is located in the vicinity of the entity of Santa Faç, on the Camino de l'Horta, between the paths of the beach of Sant Joan and the Camino de Benimagrell.

Wikipedia: Torre del Comte d'Alacant (CA)

13. Lucentum

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The Roman Baths of Lucentum are composed of two complexes: the terms of the wall, of public character, and the terms of Popili, supported by him and later donated to the city. Of the terms of the wall, the suspensurae and the hipocaustos can be appreciated.

Wikipedia: Termes romanes de Lucentum (CA)

14. Torre de las Águilas

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Torre de las Águilas

The Torre de las Águilas is a defensive construction located in the municipality of Alicante that is to the north, towards San Juan beach on the corner of Virgili and Horace streets. It belongs to the group of defence towers of the Huerta de Alicante.

Wikipedia: Torre de les Àguiles (CA)

15. Plaça de Gabriel Miró / Plaza de Gabriel Miró

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Gabriel Miró Square is a place located in the city of Alicante (Spain). It is also popularly known as the Post Office, in memory of the main offices of the State Company Correos and Telegraphs that were located in the square.

Wikipedia: Plaza de Gabriel Miró (Alicante) (ES)

16. Plaça de l'Arquitecte Miguel López / Plaza del Arquitecto Miguel López

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The Plaza Architect Miguel López is a place in the Spanish city of Alicante. It is located in the Ensanche-Diputación neighborhood, at the intersection of Elche, Loring and Oscar Avenues, in front of the Mediterranean house.

Wikipedia: Plaza Arquitecto Miguel López (ES)

17. Ermita de Santa Cruz

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Ermita de Santa Cruz

The Holy Cross hermitage is a temple in the city of Alicante. It is located in the Santa Creu district, on the skirts of the Benacantil and near the castle of Santa Barbara. It gives its name to the neighborhood.

Wikipedia: Ermita de la Santa Creu (Alacant) (CA)

18. Monte Tossal

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Monte Tossal

The hill is a rocky elevation of approximately 88 meters, located to the northwest of the city of Alicante, at the top of which is the castle of Sant Ferran, in one of the main axes of the Eixample of the city.

Wikipedia: El Tossal (Alacant) (CA)

19. Far del Cap de l'Horta

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Far del Cap de l'Horta

The Cap de l'Horta lighthouse is a lighthouse in the Valencian Country located in the Alicante Coastal Quarter of Cap de l'Horta. It is located at the end of the neighborhood adjacent to Platja de Sant Joan.

Wikipedia: Far del Cap de l'Horta (CA)


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