Four historical principal towns: Murcia, Cartagena, Lorca and Caravaca de la Cruz provide a cultural offer of great value.

The Cathedral of Murcia dedicated in 1465, it suffered several extensions up to the 18th century, for what it integrates the styles Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque.

The Casino of the city of Murcia is one of the most beautiful and emblematic buildings of the city with the magnificent eclectic front of beginning of the 20th century, showing modernist and historicist influences.

The Museum Salzillo (Murcia) shelters the most typical works of the sculptor Francisco Salzillo considered the most representative maker of religious images of the Spanish 18th century and one of the biggest of the Baroque. Among his works the Bethlehem or eight steps that you can admire the Good Friday in so called ” Procession of the Salzillos “.

The Roman Amphitheatre of Cartagena: the current one was constructed on top of an original amphitheatre of republican epoch, in times of the Dynasty Flavia. It had elliptical form and it is calculated that it would have a capacity for 10.000 – 11.000 spectators.

Of great interest in Murcia you will find:

  • Historical Hull of the city
  • Episcopal Palace
  • Monastery of Santa Clara la Real one
  • Palace Almudí
  • The Mills of the Rio Segura
  • The Romea Theatre
  • San Esteban’s Palace
  • The medieval church of the Steps of Santiago
  • The Museum of Sculpture of God’s San Juan
  • The Museum of the Science and the Water
  • The Museum of the City
  • The Archaeological Museum
  • The Museum of Fine arts
  • The Centre of Crafts
  • Numerous baroque very interesting churches, the majority for the imagery that they have in their interior, (church of San Miguel, Holy Eulalia …).

Near Murcia among others:

  • Monteagudo’s Castle
  • The Castle of The Light
  • The Sanctuary of the Fuensanta
  • Algezares’s early Christian Basilica
  • The Monastery of The Jerónimos
  • The Rueda (the Wheel) at La Ñora
  • The Contraparaaa between Javalí Nuevo and Javalí Viejo
  • The Monastery of Holy Catalina del Monte (Santo Angel)
  • The Gastronomic Museum (Beniaján)
  • The Museum of the Garden (Alcantarilla)
  • The Milestones of the Kingdom (Beniel)
  • El Azud del Zoco (Guadalupe)

For further information, don’t hesitate to check Wikipedia