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


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Explore interesting sights in Lorca, 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 Lorca, Spain.

Sightseeing Tours in Lorca

1. Torre de Torrecilla

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Torre de Torrecilla

The Torrecilla Tower is a watchtower located in Torrecilla. Built in Arab times, from it you can see the Castle of Lorca, which would serve as a link with the system of watchtowers that are also located throughout the valley of the Guadalentí river. It is a square tower made of walls, based on the construction technique par excellence of the Andalusian settlers. The tower has four rows of this tapial, on this solid lower body to give it greater consistency rises another body, possibly a later reconstruction formed by masonry mixed with mortar; The corners are built of bricks, which give it a visual effect. There are four small windows on the outside, one on each of the four sides of the tower that, in addition to illuminating the interior, acted as battlements.

Wikipedia: Torre de Torrecilla (CA)

2. Castillo de Xiquena

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The Castle of Xiquena is a fortress of Islamic origin located in Fontanares, a hamlet of the municipality of Lorca (Murcia) Spain. It is one of the castles in the municipality of Lorca with the fewest preserved remains. Many authors argue that Xiquena's name comes from the Arabic Gikena or Gehenna and that it means "hell". On the other hand, others attribute a Roman origin to it due to a nearby estate. It is listed as an Asset of Cultural Interest.

Wikipedia: Castillo de Xiquena (ES)

3. Teatro Guerra

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The Guerra Theatre is located in the Plaza de Calderón de la Barca in Lorca (Murcia). It was opened in the spring of 1861 and is the oldest in the Region of Murcia. It was declared an Asset of Cultural Interest on March 31, 1982. It is named after the actor Ceferino Guerra.

Wikipedia: Teatro Guerra (ES)

4. Iglesia de San Francisco

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Iglesia de San Francisco

The Church of San Francisco de Lorca is a Baroque-style Catholic temple whose origins date back to the 16th century. The church is located at the intersection of Nogalte and Cuesta de San Francisco streets, in the historic center of the city.

Wikipedia: Iglesia de San Francisco (Lorca) (ES)

5. Palacio de los Condes de San Julián

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Palacio de los Condes de San Julián

The palace of the Counts of San Julián is a solar house located in the city of Lorca whose origins date back to the seventeenth century, although its external appearance is altered by modifications made in the 18 XX.

Wikipedia: Palacio de los Condes de San Julián (ES)


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