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

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Here you can find interesting sights in Alicante, Spain. Click on a marker on the map to view details about the sight. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 13 sights are available in Alicante, Spain.

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1. Serra Grossa

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The Sierra Grossa, also known as the Sierra de Sant Julià or with the term sailor of Malhivern, is a small mountainous alignment on the coast of the city of Alicante. With a height, at the highest point, 174 meters above sea level, it constitutes with Benacantil and Tossal one of the geographical milestones of the city that has conditioned the urban development of Alicante. The mountain range is composed of two hills, being the westernmost and small known as the Molinet, where there was a hermitage dedicated to Santa Anna demolished in 1823 and the remains of which can still be appreciated.

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2. Plaza de los Luceros

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Plaza de los luceros is the most representative square in Alicante, Spain. It has a huge fountain, built in 1930 by the Alicante sculptor DanielB á nuls Mart í nez, and has since been known as the Pla ç adels Cavalls, although it was officially named the Pla ç adels Cavalls until 1934. From that day on, it was called Pla ç ade Catalu ñ a, a name retained until 1941, when it was named after its current naming, Plaza de los luceros, with a hymn "Face the Sun".

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3. Plaza de la Estrella

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The Star Roundabout is the decorated fountain in the center of Alicante, Spain. As a roundabout, located at the intersection of busy espl á, aguilera, Salamanca, Maisonnave and Churruca avenues, only a few meters away from Alicante railway station, it is the common ground of the expansion area, benal ú a and alipark districts. Since 1997, the fountain has been home to the iconic rotating metal sculpture, known as the Star.

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4. MARQ - Museo Arqueológico de Alicante

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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.

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5. 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.

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6. Cruz de los Caídos

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

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7. Eleuterio Maisonnave

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The monuments of eleuterio maisonnave and cutayar are located in Avenida maisonnave, in alicante, espa ñ a. On behalf of eleuterio maisonnave, he was the first mayor of Alicante (male) elected by universal suffrage, the first minister of the government of the Spanish Republic and the founder of the first savings bank in the city of Alicante.

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8. Placa en recuerdo de las victimas del campo de concentracion de Los Almendros

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Almond Camp was a concentration camp for troops and civilians at the end of the Spanish Civil War, which was founded by the uprising camp two days before the end of the war. Located in Alicante, Spain, about 3 kilometers from the city center, in the area called Drip, a scenic road leading to the side of Valencia Expressway.

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9. Paseo de la Explanada de España

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The esplanade of Spain, also known as Paseo de la Explanada, is a seafront of the Spanish city of Alicante. It extends parallel to the port and the Paseo de los Mártires de la Libertad, from the Puerta del Mar to the Canalejas Park, and is one of the most popular pedestrian tracks in the city.

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10. Concatedral de San Nicolás de Bari

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The Co-cathedral of Saint Nicholas of Bari is a Roman Catholic co-cathedral located in Alacant, in the Valencian Community of Spain. The church, part of the Diocese of Orihuela-Alicante is dedicated to Saint Nicholas and was elevated to the title of cathedral on 9 March 1959 by Pope John XXIII.

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11. 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.

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12. plaza 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.

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13. Torre de las Águilas

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The Guerrilla Tower is a defensive building in Lacante municipal terminology, heading north towards Ant Aoan Beach and turning between Ilgili and Orasi streets. The second tower is in a vacuum in the existing Torres array.

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