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1. Torre Rubia
The Rubia Tower is a defense tower located in the Caseriu Molinos Marfagones, in the municipality of Cartagena, Murcia. Built around the 16th or 17th century, to protect the processes of repopulation of the rural environment of Cartagena. The building, the quadrangular floor plan, has three heights and crowning, and is, therefore, one of the best preserved examples of this type of fortification. It is listed as a Cultural Interest Asset for the second additional provision of Law 16/1985, of June 25 of the Spanish Historical Heritage.
2. El Zulo
The Zulo is a bronze sculpture by Víctor Ochoa that has been exhibited since 2009 in the esplanade of the port of the Spanish city of Cartagena, in tribute to the victims of terrorism. The work, in which the art historian Ana María Precckler (2003) appreciated an "Miguelangellesca invoice", has a height of 5 meters and 2.5 tons of weight, and represents a naked man and sitting in an attitude of reflection, Cabizbajo and hugging his legs, almost fetal.
3. Castillo de Despeñaperros
Despeñaperros Castle, also known as San José Castle, is a castle built in the 11th century in the historic center of Cartagena, Murcia Region in Spain. It was declared a cultural site on 7 August 1997. The walls are composed of masonry and generally flat. The interior of the fortification is divided in two perimeters, the lower with rooms for the occupants and a water reservoir, and an upper space occupied by the cannons, and which has lost gunships.
4. Torre Ciega
The Blind Tower is a Roman sepulchral monument from the 1st century BC. It is located on the outskirts of the historic center of Cartagena (Spain). The monument was part of a large necropolis that was located next to the main entrance road to the city. It is one of the three best-preserved Roman funerary towers in the Iberian Peninsula, with the Tower of the Scipios (Tarragona) and the Tower of Hercules (Villajoyosa).
5. Torre de Santa Elena
The Torre de Santa Elena, also known as Torre de la Azohia, is one of the towers projected in the 16th century within the coastal surveillance system, which stands in the town of Fishermen of the Azohía, belonging to the municipality of Cartagena, located at one end of the Gulf of Mazarrón. It is located within the protected natural space of the Sierra de la Muela, Cabo Tiñoso and Roldán.
6. Fuerte de Navidad
The Fort of Christmas is located on the right of the port of Cartagena, to Poniente. He protected the entrance by crossing his fires with the batteries of Santa Ana and Trincabotijas, built in neoclassical style with casamaatas for the installation of eight artillery pieces on the ground floor and eight other barbeta on the upper floor. It is currently used by Cartagena Puerto de Culturas.
7. Escuelas Graduadas
The Graduate Schools of Cartagena were the first educational centers in Spain to divide students by age and level, in addition to having suitably sanitized classrooms for this purpose. The building where the classes were taught is located in the Spanish city of Cartagena, specifically on Gisbert Street in the old town, and has been declared an Asset of Cultural Interest since May 21, 2004.
The Ax Asdrubalis is how one of the five hills where the urban enclosure of Qart Hasht was known in antiquity was known. It was in this hill where according to the historian Polybio the palace of General Cartaginés and founder of the city of Asdrúbal El Bello was located, which has not yet been located. Currently corresponds to the hill of the mill.
9. Faro de Cabo de Palos
The Lighthouse of Cabo de Palos is located at Cabo de Palos, which belongs to the Spanish municipality of Cartagena, in the Region of Murcia, on a rocky promontory, the latest foothills of the Cartagena coastal mountain range, which at this point sinks under the sea to re -arise in the ants. He was declared a cultural interest on July 1, 2002.
10. Barrio del foro Romano
The archaeological site of the Roman forum neighborhood is constituted by a set of Roman buildings discovered in Cartagena, built around one of the main roads of the city in those times: the decumano. From this decumano, a large thermal set was accessed and a large building with an atrium that has been identified as a collegium headquarters.
11. Cueva Victoria
The Victoria cave is a paleontological site located in the municipality of Cartagena, Spain. It is located on the southern slope of the Cabezo de San Ginés, within a calcareous massif near the Minor Sea and the eastern foothills of the mining mountains of Cartagena-La Union. It was excavated by Catalan paleontologist Josep Gibert i Clols.
12. Catedral de Santa María
The Cathedral of Cartagena in Spain, or the Cathedral of Santa María la Vieja, was a cathedral of the Diocese of Cartagena, located on the hill of La Concepción in the old town of Cartagena. It has been in ruins since 1939, when it was destroyed when Cartagena was shelled in the Spanish Civil War by Nationalist forces.
13. Casa Pedreño
The Pedreño Palace, also known as Casa Pedreño, is an eclectic building built in the Spanish city of Cartagena, Murcia Region, by architect Carlos Mancha in 1875. It is located in the confluence of Sagasta, Carmen and Santa Florentina streets, in the Puerta de Murcia and with the statue of El Icue at your front.
14. Batería de Roldán
La Batería de Roldán, también conocida como C-51, es una fortificación española de soporte de artillería antiaérea situada en el monte Roldán, dentro del término municipal de Cartagena, y más concretamente en la diputación de Canteras. Fue declarada Bien de Interés Cultural el 7 de agosto de 1997.
15. Batería de Las Cenizas
The battery of the ashes, also known as C-9, is a fortification of coastal artillery support located on the mount of the ashes, within the municipality of Cartagena and more specifically in the Diputación de Rincón de San Ginés. His access is on the road that communicates the Belons with Portman.
16. Subestación San Antón
The Hispania Electric Fluid Factory, popularly known as the Light Factory, is an electricity factory built by the architect Francisco de Paula de Oliver Rolandi in 1900, in the Alameda de San Antón in the Spanish city of Cartagena. Since 1994 it has been listed as an Asset of Cultural Interest.
17. Real Basílica de Nuestra Señora de la Caridad
The Royal Basilica of Our Lady of Charity is a Catholic temple of neoclassical style and metal structure located in the Spanish city of Cartagena, in the region of Murcia. Its interior, dominated by the dome, reminds many spaces of the same artistic tendency, based on the Pantheon of Agrippa.
18. Torre Llagostera
The Tower Llagostera, also known by Gaerto de las Bolas in El Bohio, is a building built inside a large garden in Cartagena, which brings together all the characteristics of a colonial mansion, in Africa or America. It is a hybrid, exotic and classical architecture in a dusty Mediterranean.
19. Casa Maestre
The Master House is a residential property of Modernist style of Cartagena. It was built in the 1900s under project of the architects Marceliano Coquillat and Víctor Beltrí, and is located in the Plaza de San Francisco. Since 2021 he is classified as a good of cultural interest (BIC).
20. Castillo de San Julián
The Castillo de San Julián, also known as Saint Julian's Fort, is a fort in Cartagena, Spain. It was built between the 18th and 19th centuries, incorporating a tower which had been built by the British in 1706. The fort remains intact today, but it is in a rather dilapidated state.
21. Auditorio y Palacio de Congresos El Batel
The Auditorium and Palacio de Congresos El Batel is a great cultural infrastructure located in the port of the Spanish city of Cartagena, together with the National Museum of Underwater Archeology (Arqua), whose works began during 2004 and opened its doors at the end of 2011 .
22. Monument to the Heroes of Cavite and Santiago de Cuba
The Monument to the Heroes of Cavite and Santiago de Cuba is an instance of public art and war memorial in Cartagena, Spain. It commemorates the role of the naval squadrons commanded by Patricio Montojo and Pascual Cervera during the 1898 Spanish–American War.
23. Batería de Castillitos
The Castillitos drummer, also known as C-1, is a fortification of coastal artillery support located in Cabo Tiñoso, within the municipality of Cartagena and more specifically in the Diputación de Perín. It was declared a cultural interest on August 7, 1997.
24. Antiguo Club de Regatas
The old Regatta Club was the headquarters of the Real Club de Regatas de Cartagena. It was built by the architect Mario Spottorno in 1912, in the port of the Spanish city of Cartagena. Since 1988 it has been listed as an Asset of Cultural Interest.
25. Museo Nacional de Arqueología Subacuática
The National Museum of Subaquatic Archaeology in Cartagena (Murcia), Spain is an underwater archaeology museum. It owns a large collection of pieces recovered from shipwrecks that begins in the Phoenician period, and arrives until the 19th century.
26. Castillo de la Concepción
The castle of La Concepción or Asdrúbal is a medieval construction of the thirteenth or fourteenth century located on the hill of the same name that rises over Cartagena and its port. This castle is the one that is represented in the city shield.
27. Canteras Romanas
The Roman quarries of Cartagena are an archaeological site in which the remains of a sandstone exploitation of the time of Roman Hispania are shown. They are located in the Diputación de Canteras, about 4 km west of the Spanish city of Cartagena.
28. Palacio Molina
The Molina Palace, also called Casa-Palacio de Molina or erroneously Palace of the Widow of Molina, is a palace built in the 18th century in the old town of the Spanish city of Cartagena. He was declared a cultural interest on February 24, 1986.
29. Museo del Teatro Romano
The Museum of the Roman Theater of Cartagena is a work by the architect Rafael Moneo inaugurated on July 11, 2008 and is dedicated to the excavation, restoration and enhancement project of the Roman Theater of Cartagena in Cartagena, Spain.
30. Molino Viejo de Zabala
The Old Mill of Zabala, sometimes known simply as Molino Zabala, is a flour windmill located near the Azohía (RM-E22) road, within the municipality of Cartagena, and administratively integrated into the Diputación de Perin.
31. Casa Dorda
Casa Dorda is a modernist building built in 1908. It is located between Calle del Carmen and Jabonerías, in the historic centre of the city of Cartagena (Murcia). It was built by the Catalan architect Víctor Beltrí.
32. Palacio Consistorial de Cartagena
The Cartagena City Hall, also known as Cartagena City Hall, is one of the main modernist buildings in the city of Cartagena built between 1900 and 1907, the work of the Valladolid architect Tomás Rico Valarino.
33. Palacio de Casa Tilly
34. Castillo de los Moros
The Castle of the Moors is a castle built in the 18th century in what is now the neighborhood of Santa Lucía, within the Spanish city of Cartagena. He was declared a cultural interest on August 7, 1997.
35. Villa Romana del Paturro
The Roman Villa del Paturro is an archaeological site of a great Roman villa located in the Sierra Minera de Cartagena-La Unión, in the vicinity of the town of Portman in the region of Murcia (Spain).
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