Santa Bárbara Castle
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Walk up to the top of the Castle and enjoy the 360' views of the City of Sunshine, Alicante! Go just before the sun sets to see the true colours of the sea and watch the city light up as the dark slowly falls.
Built at the end of the ninth century, this castle completely dominates the city of Alicante. From there it is possible to see the entire city in 360 degrees, as well as the Alicante coast and the mountains to the west. Admission is free and you can park (although places are limited).
This is the first place I recommend visiting in Alicante. A magnificent fortress - a castle founded by the Arabs in the ninth century AD, majestically rises above our city from where a beautiful view of the whole neighborhood opens! You must see it! Do not forget to use a special elevator that…
La imagen por excelencia de la Ciudad de Alicante. Fortaleza del siglo IX con remodelaciones durante el paso del tiempo. Descubre Alicante por un recorrido en el tiempo de más 1.000 años de historia.
Castle 🏰 History Santa Barbara was built in the 9th century by the Moors. The Muslims dominated the castle during the years 713-1248. On April 12th, 1248, the castle was recaptured by the Christians who were led by Alfonso of Castile (also known as King Alfonso X el Sabio). In 1296, the castle…
– City views spread from this hilltop, 9th-century Muslim castle, with history museum & guided tours. – Good option a you have a car – Enjoyable all year around / offseason
A classic to tick off the list when visiting. The foundation that created the city of Alicante is Castle Santa Barbara with a rich history and great views. We recommend going up late afternoon before sunset with the elevator that takes you from the bottom to the top, then there is a nice walk…
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“If you want to take a break from the beach and sun and extend your knowledge about Alicante and the surrounding areas, this is the best place to do so! You can learn about the city's history and discover rather interesting things. It will not let you down, even if you're not much into museums!”
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“There's nothing this market cannot offer. You can buy fresh fruits, veggies, meat, fish... Or you can just walk around, try some local products and watch the locals doing their daily shopping. It's a unique and important place in the heart of Alicante! ”
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“You can buy some souvenirs as well, books, newspaper, clothes, jewellery, etc..”
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“Museo de Arte del Siglo XX - Museo de la Asegurada (Museum of XX century art) - is located in Plaza de Santa María. The museum has a very interesting collection of paintings of the 20th century: works by Kandinsky, Marriage, Ernst, Chagall, Picasso, Giacometti, Gris, Miro, as well as works by Spanish artists of the generation of the 50s: Alfaro, Kanogar, Mompo, Saura, Tapies, Sabel, Viola.”
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“Check their website for up to date shows available... A fantastic eve out... Food before or after at one of many fabulous little restaurants tucked away in the side streets of Alicante. ”
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