Murcia

Tourist Information Office:
Oficina Municipal de Turismo de Murcia
Plaza Cardenal Belluga. Edificio Ayuntamiento, 30004 (Murcia)
Tfno.: 968 358 749 / Fax: 968 358 748
Opening hours:
10am – 2pm & 4pm – 8pm
Email: informacion.turismo@ayto-murcia.es
web: www.murciaciudad.com
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Modern Emblematic Buildings of Murcia

September 27th, 2012|Categories: Murcia|

The Casino This is one of Murcia’s best known “modern” buildings. It is located on the right hand side of Calle de La Trapería as you walk up it from the Cathedral. According to one authority, it was first established in 1847, though its building took place in phases as more of the surrounding property was acquired. […]

Murcia Cathedral – part 2

December 12th, 2011|Categories: Murcia|

If the outside of The Cathedral is magnificent, inside is at least equally so. It is quite awe-inspiring to walk into this enormous space and muse on the events and times [...]

Murcia Cathedral

December 12th, 2011|Categories: Murcia|

There is one thing which Murcia City does not lack – churches. It is astonishing just how many of these were founded several hundred years ago and have significant historic interest. [...]

Murcia In The 18th Century – War And Prosperity

July 30th, 2011|Categories: Murcia|

The 17th Century was not a period of particular prosperity for Murcia and Murcia City itself. Bad harvests, the plague and floods in the middle of the century caused major losses. [...]

Francisco Salzillo and Murcia City

July 30th, 2011|Categories: Murcia|

One of the great features of Easter in Murcia, as in many other parts of Spain, is the parades which seem to bring out most of the local populations. If the [...]

Arab Murcia City

July 30th, 2011|Categories: Murcia|

Today, Murcia City is a busy, modern urban area that has mushroomed in recent years and now has a population in excess of 400,000. Unlike many Murcian towns, such as Cartagena, [...]