5 Sights in Figueres, Spain (with Map and Images)


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Explore interesting sights in Figueres, 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 5 sights are available in Figueres, Spain.

Sightseeing Tours in Figueres

1. Castell de Sant Ferran

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The Sant Ferran Castle is situated on a hill in Figueres, Catalonia at the end of Pujada del Castell. It is a large military fortress built in the eighteenth century under the orders of several military engineers, including Pedro Martín Cermeño and Juan Martín Cermeño. It is the largest monument in Catalonia.

Wikipedia: Sant Ferran Castle (EN), Website

2. Museu de l'Empordà

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The Museum of the Empordà is an art museum in Figueres, Catalonia (Spain). Its history dates back to 1885, when the first collections arrived from the Prado Museum, bringing together a collection of artworks from the Catalan art scene and the Empordà in particular. The collection includes archaeological works, medieval art and Baroque paintings. Built in 1946, the building was opened in 1971. From 1998 onwards it has been managed by a consortium made up of Figueres Town Council, the Regional Council of Alt Empordà and the Gala-Salvador Dalí Foundation. As of 2015 the consortium has been dissolved, and the museum is managed by the Department of Culture of Figueres Town Council.

Wikipedia: Museu de l'Empordà (EN)

3. Museu del Joguet de Catalunya

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Museu del Joguet de CatalunyaAdonis Chen from Taiwan / CC BY 2.0

The Toy Museum of Catalonia in Figueres was inaugurated in 1982 in the premises of the former “Hotel Paris” on the Rambla de Figueres. Recent renovation and adaptation works have made it possible to triple the initial space of the Museum, which reopened on December 12, 1998. It is part of the Network of Local Museums of Catalonia-Girona.

Wikipedia: Museu del Joguet de Catalunya (CA), Website

4. José Martín Hernán

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A Stolperstein is a ten-centimetre (3.9 in) concrete cube bearing a brass plate inscribed with the name and life dates of victims of Nazi extermination or persecution. Literally, it means 'stumbling stone' and metaphorically 'stumbling block'.

Wikipedia: Stolperstein (EN)

5. Torre Gorgot

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Torre Gorgot

The Gorgot Tower, modernly called Torre Galatea, is a building located at Pujada del Castell, nº. 26-28, Figueres, declared a cultural asset of national interest. It is currently part of the Dalí Theatre-Museum.

Wikipedia: Torre Gorgot (CA)


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