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Top 10 places in Alicante

Our app features the history of 32 monuments and great sites including places to discover Alicante. Here is a selection of the top 10 monuments of the city, with an extract of the texts available in the application and written by our teams of specialists. For full content, download our Android and iPhone Guide and start creating your travel journal for your stay at Alicante

Visit Basilica of Santa Maria

Basilica of Santa Maria

The oldest church in the city was built between the 14th and 16th centuries in the Gothic style, on the remains of the great mosque of the city. Its exterior is very particular: we see that originally, it was very simple, with a flat facade without decorations, two steeples, and a low extension on... Read more

Visit Mercado Central

Mercado Central

This eclectic style building decorated with Valencian Modernist decorations, was built in 1921 on the plans of Enrique Sánchez Sedeño by Juan Vidal Ramos . Its shape is roughly rectangular, but due to the irregularity of the block, a rotunda and an additional part were added on Calle del Capitán... Read more

Visit Castillo de Santa Bárbara

Castillo de Santa Bárbara

This castle is located on a 167 m high rock, Mount Benacantil, in the center of Alicante. It is an important strategic place from where you can see all the bay of Alicante and the surrounding inland lands. Seen from the beach, the rock looks like a profile that locals call "la Cara del Moro" (the... Read more

Visit Guadalest


It is a pretty mountain village with a medieval castle, from where you have a spectacular view of the Rio Guadalest and its reservoir (1971). The mild climate of the region in summer allows the cultivation of terraces of olive, lemon, almond, loquat and carob trees. The village was founded by the... Read more

Visit Concatedral of San Nicolás de Bari

Concatedral of San Nicolás de Bari

It is one of the two seats of the Cathedral of the Diocese of Alicante-Orihuela, the second of which is the Catedral del Salvador de Orihuela . It was built between 1616 and 1662 on the remains of a mosque, in the renaissance style Herrera (named after the architect of the Escorial: Juan ... Read more

Visit Monastery of Santa Faz

Monastery of Santa Faz

This closing monastery of Poor Clares contains a relic that would be one of the folds of the fabric with which Veronica would have wiped the sweaty face of Christ on the way to Calvary. This shroud would have been given to Pedro Mena, parish priest of San Juan de Alicante in the 15th century.... Read more

Visit Torres of Defensa de la Huerta de Alicante

Torres of Defensa de la Huerta de Alicante

The municipality intends to create a circuit on foot, by bike and on horseback, which should allow to pass through a part of the defense towers of Alicante huertas, recovering the former Royal Road of Benimagrell. We will enjoy the beautiful landscapes of the huertas, discovering old wells, dry... Read more

Visit Museo de Arte Contemporáneo

Museo de Arte Contemporáneo

This museum opened in 1977 is hosted by the former Museo de la Asegurada, a baroque civil building from 1685, which was successively used as attic, prison, school, archival building. It was the artist from Alicante Eusebio Sempere who came up with the idea of ??founding this museum, thanks to his... Read more

Visit Casa Consistorial

Casa Consistorial

This baroque style palace which houses the Ayuntamiento (town hall) was built in the 18th century. It is rectangular in plan, has a symmetrical facade with 3 levels that ends with two towers. The 10 windows of the noble floor are decorated with pretty tympanums interspersed with a floral motif,... Read more

Visit Museo de Bellas Artes Gravina

Museo de Bellas Artes Gravina

The Museum of Fine Arts is hosted by the Palacio del Conde de Lumiares , built between 1748 and 1808. It has been dedicated to painting and sculpture alicantines since the sixteenth century. Currently, he focuses on the most renowned artists of the nineteenth century Alicante. and in particular to... Read more

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