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[acc_item title=”CONCEPTION CASTLE“] The Conception Castle  setting chosen to carry out this journey through history is the Hispanic- Muslim fortress situated in the Hill of the Conception, the highest mountain of the five which protect the city, and which has served as an enclave for the Roman temple dedicated to Asklepio (The god of health), a Muslim citadel, a medieval castle and the place to hang the siren which advised the population of the bombings during the Civil War.

In the same way it offers the best panoramic view of the city and it’s natural port.

All within reach thanks to the panoramic lift that saves the height of the mount.

Concepcion Castle views

– Schedule
1 July – 15 September.
Monday to Sunday: 10:00 to 20:00.
16 March – 04 November:
Tuesday to Sunday: 10:00 to 19:00.
5 November – 15 March.
Tuesday to Sunday: 10:00 to 17:30.

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[acc_item title=”CARTAGENA ROMAN THEATER“] CARTAGENA ROMAN THEATER  dates from the first century A.D., and together with the theatre in Mérida, is one of the most important in Spain. An imposing building with a capacity for 6000 people whose particular characteristics certify the important role played by Cartagena in the history of the Ancient Hispania.

The museum exhibits items discovered in excavations in the area of the Roman Theatre in Cartagena, built between the 5th and 1st centuries BC.

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– Schedule
May 01 to Sep 30
Tuesday to Saturday From 10:00 to 20:00 Sunday 10:00 to 14:00
Oct 01 to May 01
From Tuesday to Saturday
From 10:00 to 18:00 Sunday 10:00 to 14:00
Easter week: Tuesday-Saturday: 10am-8pm. Sundays: 10am-2pm.

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[acc_item title=”PUNIC WALLS“] The Centre of interpretation of the Punic Wall supposes the recovery of the remains of the ancient Carthaginian wall (III century B.C.) situated at the entrance of the city, and is one of the scarce punic findings located in the Iberian peninsula. The remains discovered are 30 metres long and some parts are conserved courses of blocks about 3 metres high.

Together with the wall one can visit the remains of a funeral crypt belonging to the hermitage of Saint Joseph, built during the XVI and XVII centuries.

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– Schedule
1 July – 15 September
Monday to Sunday: 10:00 to 20:00.
16 March – 04 November:
Tuesday to Sunday: 10:00 to 19:00.
5 November – 15 March
Tuesday to Sunday: 10:00 to 17:30.

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[acc_item title=”ROMAN HOUSE “Fortuna”“] The House of Fortune contains the remains of a Roman dwelling brought to light in 2000. Its construction is dated from the end of the 1st century B.C. coinciding with an important urbanization process. The house occupied an area of 204 m2 and belonged to a wealthy family, since this kind of domus, one-family house, usually was the residence of the wealthy classes.

It offers a panoramic view of the domestic life of the Roman period through the different rooms that it is comprised of, such as the tablinum or the representation room, the cubicula or bedrooms, the triclinium where they celebrated the banquets and the atrium.

Fortuna Roman House

– Schedule
1 July – 15 September.
Tuesday to Sunday: 10:00 to 15:00.
16 March – 9 December
Tuesday to Sunday: 10:00 to 14:30.
10 December – 15 March
Saturdays and Sundays: 10:00 to 14:00.

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[acc_item title=”CATHEDRAL OF MURCIA“] The Cathedral of Murcia, created in 1394 on the site of a former mosque. It was bishop Fernando de Pedrosa who placed the cornerstone. The interior is Gothic. The façade is Baroque and was built according to design by Jaime Bort. It has a 95-metre tower that took more than two hundred years to build with the involvement of many different architects, of whom Ventura Rodríguez stands out especially. Los Vélez Chapel is Flamboyant Gothic and has a vaulted ceiling with star-shaped skylights, while Los Junterones Chapel is in Renaissance style.

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– Schedule: 

From Monday to Sunday
From 10:00 to 13:00 – 17:00 to 20:00

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[acc_item title=”REAL CASINO OF MURCIA“] The Real Casino of Murcia is one of the most emblematic buildings of the city. It is located in the city center, next to the cathedral, and dated from the 1847. There are different styles on it from the XIX and XX century.

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– Schedule: 

Monday to Sunday. From 10:30h-19h

– Admission.

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[acc_item title=”FUENSANTA SANCTUARY“] Very close to Murcia is the sanctuary of “La Fuensanta” Sanctuary, the usual residence of the patron virgin of the city.

It is made up of a traditional Murcian Baroque temple, which has three naves: a large central nave and two side naves with chapels. Inside, there are some splendid reliefs and sculptures by Gonzalez Moreno. The paintings and murals of the dome and of the choir are the work of the painter Pedro Flores.

Fuensanta Sanctuary

– Schedule: Monday to Sunday from 9 to 13 h. and from 16 to 19 h

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[acc_item title=”LIGHTHOUSE OF CABO DE PALOS“] The natural area and preserved area of Cabo de Palos is in La Manga del Mar Menor, just 30 kilometres from the town of Cartagena. The main attraction here, however, is in the sea itself. Hormiga Islands are 2.5 miles away from the coast. The sea bed has been designated an Integral Marine Reserve for its exceptional beauty and excellent state of conservation. Its lighthouse began operating on January 31, 1865.

Cabo de Palos lighthouse

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[acc_item title=”Taste the “Asiático coffe”“]Alcoholic drink based on coffe, typical from Cartagena, it contains: coffe, condensed milk and Licor 43.

Asiatico coffee

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[acc_item title=”Fish Caldero“]Caldero is to conjure up an image of rice, fish (grey mullet, monkfish, grouper), cooked in an iron pot, with ball peppers and garlic mayonnaise.

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[acc_item title=”Wine from Region of Murcia“]The wines of the Murcia Region, which fall into the Denominaciones de Origen of Bullas, Jumilla and Yecla, are an exceptional combination of the regions finest winegrowing tradition and the latest technological advances in wine production.

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[acc_item title=”Wine pairing at Cabo de Palos“] Discover the art of matching wine with food in Cabo de Palos. A wine paring consists in:  Smelling, tasting, trying and enjoying different wines from different regions, mild or flavorful all of them will have the perfect combination with food.

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