18 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 18 sights are available in Alicante, Spain.

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1. Explanada de España

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The Explanada de España, also known as Paseo de la Explanada, is a seafront promenade in the Spanish city of Alicante. It runs 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 thoroughfares in the city.

Wikipedia: Paseo de la Explanada (ES)

2. Plaza de la Estrella

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The Glorieta de la Estrella is a central ornamental fountain in the Spanish city of Alicante. It is located, as a roundabout, at the confluence of the busy avenues of Óscar Esplá, Aguilera, Salamanca, Maisonnave and Calle Churruca, a few meters from the Alicante train station, and is a common point of the neighborhoods of Ensanche-Diputación, Benalúa and Alipark. Since 1997, the fountain has housed an emblematic rotating metal sculpture by Eusebio Sempere, called Like a Star.

Wikipedia: Glorieta de la Estrella (ES)

3. Teatro Principal

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Teatro Principal

The Teatro Principal is the most important theatre building in Alicante, located in Plaza de Ruperto Chapí. In 1846, construction work began on the Plaça del Barranquet on what was then known as the Teatre Nou to differentiate it from the old theatre on Carrer de Livorna. The theatre opened on 25 September 1847. Ten years later it was renamed Teatro de Alicante and, shortly afterwards, Teatro Principal. The project was developed by the Alicante architect Emili Jover Perrón.

Wikipedia: Teatre Principal (Alacant) (CA)

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 located at the confluence of four avenues, General Marvá to the north, Federico Soto to the south, Alfonso el Sabio to the east and Estación to the west. It has in the center a monumental fountain built in 1930 by the Alicante 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. Monolito en recuerdo de las victimas del campo de concentración de Los Almendros

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The Los Almendros 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 located in the municipality of Alicante, Spain, about three kilometers from the town center, in the area known as La Goteta, on the way to Vistahermosa, on one side of the road to Valencia.

Wikipedia: Campo de concentración de Los Almendros (ES)

7. 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

8. 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 neighborhood of Albufereta. The influence of the name of the ancient Roman city has its echo today in the current Alicante. A large multitude of companies, associations and sports clubs are named after the ancient city.

Wikipedia: Tossal de Manises (ES), Website

9. 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)

10. Eleuterio Maisonnave

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Eleuterio Maisonnave

The monument to Eleuterio Maisonnave y Cutayar is located on Avenida Maisonnave, in Alicante, Spain. He 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 Conde or Torre Conde is one of the coastal watchtowers that are distributed throughout the Alicante, in the city of Alicante. It is located in the vicinity of the entity of Santa Faç, on the Camí de l'Horta, between the paths of the beach of Sant Joan and the path of Benimagrell.

Wikipedia: Torre del Comte d'Alacant (CA)

13. Cocatedral de Sant Nicolau 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.

Wikipedia: Concatedral de San Nicolás, Alicante (EN)

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. Lucentum

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The Roman baths of Lucentum are composed of two complexes: the baths of the wall, of public character, and the baths of Popil·li, paid for by him and later donated to the city. From the baths of the wall, you can see the suspensurae and hypocausts.

Wikipedia: Termes romanes de Lucentum (CA)

16. plaza Gabriel Miró

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The Plaza de Gabriel Miró is a square located in the city of Alicante (Spain). It is also popularly known as Plaza de Correos, in memory of the main offices of the Sociedad Estatal Correos y Telégrafos that were located in the square.

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

17. Monte Tossal

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Monte Tossal

El Tossal is a rocky elevation approximately 88 meters high, located northwest of the city of Alicante, at the top of which is located the castle of San Fernando, in one of the main axes of the expansion of the city.

Wikipedia: El Tossal (Alacant) (CA)

18. Torre del Cabo de Huertas

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Torre del Cabo de Huertas

The lighthouse of Cap de l'Horta is a lighthouse of the Valencian Country located in the coastal district of Alicante, Cabo de la Huerta. It is located at the end of the neighborhood adjacent to Playa de San Juan.

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

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