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


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Explore interesting sights in Orihuela, 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 Orihuela, Spain.

Sightseeing Tours in Orihuela

1. Orihuela

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Orihuela is a city and municipality located at the feet of the Sierra de Orihuela mountains in the province of Alicante, Spain. The city of Orihuela had a population of 33,943 inhabitants at the beginning of 2013. The municipality has a total area of 367.19 km2, and stretches all the way down to the Mediterranean coast, west of Torrevieja, and had a total population of 92,000 inhabitants at the beginning of 2013. This includes not only the city of Orihuela, but also the coastal tourist development hub of Dehesa de Campoamor with 33,277 inhabitants (2013) and a few other villages.

Wikipedia: Orihuela (EN)

2. Museo de la Semana Santa

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The Zamora Holy Museum was created in 1957 by the Board Pro Holy Week in the city in order to conserve and exhibit the public the processional steps of the brotherhoods, until then housed in various premises, called, in Zamora, popularly, paneras In some cases the different sculptural groups were in very precarious conditions. After acquiring the plot that same year, the museum finally opened to the public on September 9, 1964. In 1972 the Board acquired an annex place, although without communication with the museum, to install its archive and that of the different brotherhoods in it . In 1990, two lots were acquired that added 435 m², being used to expand the exhibition space and to locate the offices, the Board Hall and the Restoration Workshop, reopening the museum on February 25, 1994 after the works that were taken just. On February 24, 1997, it was visited by Kings Juan Carlos and Sofia, on an official visit to the city, on the occasion of the centenary of the creation of the Board Pro Holy Week in Zamora.

Wikipedia: Museo de Semana Santa de Zamora (ES)

3. Museo Arqueológico Comarcal de Orihuela

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Museo Arqueológico Comarcal de Orihuela FVMP / GFDL

The Orihuela Regional Archaeological Museum is located in the Church and Men's Chamber of the former San Juan de Dios Municipal Hospital. In this museum, different aspects corresponding to the culture of the region of the Vega Baja are exposed, from the Paleolithic to the 18th century and the beginning of the nineteenth century. In addition to an ethnology section with arga, Islamic and Christian ceramics. He also keeps the triumph of the Cruz, known as the Diable, made by Nicolás de Bussy in 1694 in the presbytery of the Church.

Wikipedia: Museo Arqueológico Comarcal de Orihuela (ES)

4. Auditorio La Lonja

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Auditorio La Lonja

The Lonja de Orihuela located on Aragón S/N Street in the city of Orihuela (Alicante), Valencian Community, is a public building of a Valencian modernist style built in 1926, which was projected by the Oriolano architect Severiano Sánchez Ballesta. The La Lonja auditorium is currently housed.

Wikipedia: Lonja de Orihuela (ES)

5. Orihuela' Bishop Palace

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The Episcopal Palace of Orihuela is a Spanish Baroque religious palace of the eighteenth century. It is located in the city of Orihuela, capital of the diocese of the same name. This building was the residence of the bishop of Orihuela.

Wikipedia: Palacio Episcopal de Orihuela (ES)


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