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.
1. 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.
2. Castillo de Xiquena
The Castle of Xiquena is a fortress of Islamic origin located in Fontanares, hamlet of the municipality of Lorca (Murcia) Spain. It is one of the castles in the municipality of Lorca with fewer preserved remains. Many authors argue that the name Xiquena comes from the Arabic Gikena or Gehenna and that it means "hell". On the other hand, others attribute a Roman origin due to a nearby estate. It is listed as an Asset of Cultural Interest.
3. Teatro Guerra
The Guerra Theatre is located in the Plaza de Calderón de la Barca de Lorca (Murcia). It 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.
4. Iglesia de San Francisco
The Church of San Francisco de Lorca is a Catholic temple of baroque style whose origins date back to the sixteenth century. The Church is located at the intersection of Nogalte and Cuesta de San Francisco streets, in the historic center of the city.
5. Palacio Huerto Ruano
The Huerto Ruano Palace is located in Lorca, on Avenida Juan Carlos I and is currently municipal property. It was declared an Asset of Cultural Interest in 1993. It is used as a museum and for exhibitions.
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