Free Walking Sightseeing Tour #1 in Orihuela, Spain

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Tour Facts

Number of sights 7 sights
Distance 1.3 km
Ascend 28 m
Descend 26 m

Explore Orihuela in Spain with this free self-guided walking tour. The map shows the route of the tour. Below is a list of attractions, including their details.

Individual Sights in Orihuela

Sight 1: Museo Arqueológico Comarcal de Orihuela

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Museo Arqueológico Comarcal de Orihuela FVMP / GFDL

The regional archaeological museum of Orihuela is located in the church and men's room of the old municipal hospital San Juan de Dios. In this museum, different aspects of the culture of the Vega Baja region are exhibited, from the Palaeolithic to the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. It also has an ethnology section with Argaic, Islamic and Christian ceramics. It also houses in the presbytery of the church the processional procession El Triunfo de la Cruz, known as La Diablesa, carried out by Nicolás de Bussy in 1694.

Wikipedia: Museo Arqueológico Comarcal de Orihuela (ES)

136 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 2: Museo de la Reconquista

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Museo de la Reconquista FVMP / GFDL

The Museum of the Feasts of the Reconquista is located in two buildings of the 19th century rehabilitated to contain the museum. It was opened in 1990 and its current location in 2006.

Wikipedia: Museo de las Fiestas de la Reconquista (Orihuela) (ES)

308 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 3: Museo de la Muralla

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Museo de la Muralla FVMP / GFDL

The Museum of the Wall of Orihuela is located in the basement of the Lecture Hall of the Salesas of the Miguel Hernández University of Orihuela.

Wikipedia: Museo de la Muralla (Orihuela) (ES)

267 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 4: 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)

248 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 5: 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 an 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)

146 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 6: 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)

222 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 7: Teatro Circo Atanasio Díe Marín

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Teatro Circo Atanasio Díe Marín

The Teatro Circo Atanasio Díe Marín is a theatre located in the Plaza del Poeta Sansano s/n in Orihuela (Alicante) Valencian Community, in Valencian modernist style and inaugurated in 1908.

Wikipedia: Teatro Circo Atanasio Díe Marín (ES)

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