7 Sights in Cuenca, Spain (with Map and Images)

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Here you can find interesting sights in Cuenca, 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 7 sights are available in Cuenca, Spain.

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1. Iglesia de San Nicolás de Bari

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Iglesia de San Nicolás de Bari Enrique Íñiguez Rodríguez (Qoan) / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Church of San Nicolás de Bari located in Cuenca (Spain) seems to be built in the fifteenth century, although architecturally speaking, its structure does not resemble the typically Renaissance buildings of this century. Its original structure consisted of a rectangular with stone apse in its head, a structure that is closer to the approaches of Romanesque architecture than of the Renaissance. As well as the southern orientation of its main facade also of the Romanesque churches.

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2. Museo Paleontológico de Castilla-La Mancha

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The Paleontological Museum of Castilla-La Mancha (MUPA) is a museum dedicated to the paleontology of Castilla-La Mancha located in the city of Cuenca (Spain). Pay special attention to the numerous fossil remains found in the Cuenca deposits of the holes and the hollow. It also shows numerous natural size figures of dinosaurs, other reptiles and mammals found in deposits of the Autonomous Community.

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3. Iglesia del Santísimo Cristo del Amparo

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Iglesia del Santísimo Cristo del Amparo Enrique Íñiguez Rodríguez (Qoan) / CC BY-SA 3.0

The holiest Christian church in the basin (Spain) was built in the late 16th century and is located in Shooter District. In the fifteenth century, this community met humble people who came to big cities in search of jobs. The need to care for these people prompted the church to promote the Catalan Saint's Committee on Mount Sinai as a hospital to care for the shameful poor.

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4. Casas Colgadas

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The Casas Colgadas is a complex of houses located in Cuenca, Spain. In the past, houses of this kind were frequent along the eastern border of the ancient city, located near the ravine of the river Huécar. Today, however, there are only a few of them remaining. Of all of these structures, the most well-known is a group of three with wooden balconies.

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5. Museo de las Ciencias de Castilla - La Mancha

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Museo de las Ciencias de Castilla - La Mancha Turol Jones, un artista de cojones from Villanueva del Cascajal, República Independiente de Mi Casa / CC BY 2.0

The Castilla-La Mancha Museum of Science is a museum facility attached to the Castilla-La Mancha Community Council, located in the basin, and was inaugurated on 15 January 1999. Its most important collection corresponds to fossils from the Paleontological Pit site, with 14,000 pieces and 24 hologram patterns.

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6. Museo de Cuenca

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Museo de Cuenca Enrique Íñiguez Rodríguez (Qoan) / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Museum of Cuenca is located in the so -called Casa del Curato, in the old town of Cuenca (Spain). Inaugurated in 1974, it has three sections: archeology, ethnology and beautiful arts, although in 2009 only the first one was visited. Its numismatic collection is also remarkable.

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7. Iglesia de Santa Cruz

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Iglesia de Santa Cruz Enrique Íñiguez Rodríguez (Qoan) / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Church of the Holy Cross in the Basin (Spain) is one of the earliest parishes in the city. This is a modest building, a church nave made of masonry and wooden covers. There is currently an interesting museum of stolen polo collections.

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