Tourist Information Office Caravaca de la Cruz
Oficina de Turismo de Caravaca de la Cruz The main tourist information office in Caravaca de la Cruz is located near to the Museo de la Fiesta, although a second tourist office is open during the Holy Year, along with additional tourist information..
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The Glorieta or Calle Corredera, the main tree-lined avenue in Caravaca de la Cruz
The Glorieta, or Calle Corredera, runs from the Templete to the Convento del Carmen in Caravaca The Glorieta is the name commonly given to Calle Corredera, the wide tree-lined avenue which leads from the Templete to the Plaza de San Juan de..
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The Plaza de los Caballos del Vino in Caravaca de la Cruz
The wine horses of Caravaca gather here the evening before their race to the castle The Plaza de los Caballos del Vino is in the north-west of the old centre of Caravaca de la Cruz, and is dominated by a statue of one of the wine horses after..
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The Plaza de San Juan de la Cruz in Caravaca de la Cruz
The square is named after the saint who founded the Convento del Carmen in Caravaca The Plaza de San Juan de la Cruz is right in the heart of the city of Caravaca, at the Eastern end of the Paseo de la Glorieta, or Calle Corredera, and is outside..
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The Palacio de la Encomienda in Caravaca de la Cruz
The palace in Caravaca is also known as the Casa de la Tercia The Palacio de la Encomienda is one of the historic buildings in the centre of Caravaca de la Cruz, although nowadays it is privately owned and can only be viewed from the outside..
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The Ermita de Santa Elena in Caravaca de la Cruz
This small chapel has been used as a place of worship in Caravaca for 300 years The Ermita de Santa Elena is a small church in Caravaca de la Cruz which is entered from Calle Canalejas and backs onto Calle Santa Elena, the current structure..
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The church and monastery of Nuestra Señora del Carmen in Caravaca de la Cruz
Iglesia del Convento de Nuestra Señora del Carmen de Caravaca de la Cruz Construction of the church was started by the Carmelite Order in 1586 This church, parts of which date back to the 16th century, has had one of the more chequered histories..
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The Iglesia de la Purísima Concepción in Caravaca de la Cruz
This church in Caravaca was built over a period of centuries starting in 1534 iglesia de la Purísima Concepción This church, dedicated to the Immaculate Conception, stands outside the historic old centre of Caravaca de la Cruz alongside the..
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The Church of El Salvador in Caravaca de la Cruz
The second most important place of worship in Caravaca The church of El Salvador in Caravaca de la Cruz (parroquía de El Salvador) plays an important part in the Holy Jubilee celebrations which are held every seven years in the city, and is the..
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The Monasterio de Santa Clara in Caravaca de la Cruz
This 17th century Caravaca convent is still in use today The convent dedicated to Santa Clara in Caravaca de la Cruz is in the historic centre of the city, in Calle de las Monjas, and dates from the early 17th century. Unlike many of the religious..
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The Basilica-Sanctuary of Caravaca de la Cruz
The home of the Cross of Caravaca stands in the castle above the town The Basílica de la Vera Cruz in Caravaca stands on the top of the hill behind the city, within the walls of the castle and alongside the museum dedicated to the True Cross which..
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To 28th May Exhibition: Francisco Salzillo y La Escuela de Escultura de Caravaca
In the Antigua Iglesia de la Compañía de Jesús in Caravaca de la Cruz One of the most important exhibitions being held in Caravaca de la Cruz to commemorate the 2017 Holy Jubilee Year is open between late February and the 28th May, and examines..
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Museo de la Fiesta Caravaca de la Cruz
Celebrating the events of the Fiestas de la Santísima y Vera Cruz and Moors and Christians This museum is dedicated to the Fiestas de la Santísima y Vera Cruz which take place at the beginning of May every year, offering visitors a snapshot..
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18th June free guided tour of religious Caravaca de la Cruz during Holy Year
Caravaca de la Cruz, guided visit of historical quarter during the 2017 Jubilee Year Route date: 18th June Route name: PASEO POR LA CIUDAD SANTA DE CARAVACA DE LA CRUZ. Caravaca de la Cruz is one of only 5 Holy Cities in the world, due to..
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Casa Museo de Los Caballos del Vino Caravaca de la Cruz
A chance to see the incredible embroideries of the Running of the Wine Horses up close If you’re in the Region of Murcia on May 2nd then take the opportunity to witness one of the most memorable and unique fiestas to be seen anywhere in..
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The Town Hall of Caravaca de la Cruz
The Casa Consistorial in Caravaca dates from the 18th century The Baroque Casa Consistorial, the main Town Hall building in Caravaca de la Cruz, is in the Plaza del Ayuntamiento (del Arco) at the foot of the hill on which the castle-sanctuary..
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The Ermita de San Sebastián in Caravaca de la Cruz
This modest 16th century church is now home to a Caravaca music society Popularly known as the “Ermita del Santo”, the small church in Caravaca de la Cruz dedicated to San Sebastián dates from the early 16th century, and..
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Caravaca de la Cruz, Archaeological Museum Museo Arqueológico municipal de la Soledad
The Museo Arquelogico de la Soledad in Caravaca de la Cruz The Region of Murcia has an extraordinary history and pre-history, with rich archaeological remains at over 2,000 sites dating back to the earliest dawn of the existence of humans. The..
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History of Caravaca de la Cruz
From the first domestic fire in Europe to one of five Holy Cities in the world Caravaca de la Cruz shares many of its main historical events with the rest of the Region of Murcia, but the attractions and strategic advantages of its location..
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Caravaca de la Cruz, Iglesia de la Compañía de Jesús
Exhibition rooms, Antigua Iglesia de la Compañía de Jesús Calle Mayor, Caravaca de la Cruz The church and monastery of the Compañía de Jesús occupy a substantial plot in the centre of the City. Once an important religious centre, their..
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La Casa de Cultura Emilio Sáez Caravaca de la Cruz
The exhibition centre and public library are both within the Casa de Cultura La Casa de Cultura de Emilio Sáez is located inside one of the most important and historical buildings of Caravaca de la Cruz, located on the site of the former Hospicio..
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Museum of ethnic instruments, the Carlos Blanco Fadol collection, Barranda
The Museo de Música Étnica, Barranda The man responsible for this amazing place is one individual. Carlos Blanco Fadol. There are many accomplished musicians throughout the world with a passion for music, who are moved to explore..
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The Templete and the bathing of the Cross of Caravaca
The Templete is one of the most iconic monuments in Caravaca de la Cruz Fiestas of the Santisima y Vera Cruz: 3rd May, bathing of the cross and blessing the waters The Templete is often referred to by locals simply as the Bañadero, the bathing..
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Museo de la Vera Cruz Caravaca de la Cruz
The Museo de la Cruz within the walls of the medieval castle of Caravaca The Basílica de la Vera Cruz in Caravaca stands on the top of the hill behind the city, within the walls of the castle and alongside the museum dedicated to the True Cross..
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Caravaca de la Cruz Museo Etnografico en Miniatura Angel Reinon
An extraordinary collection of miniatures dedicated to the ethnographic history of Caravaca de la Cruz This is an extraordinary little museum and anyone who loves remarkable engineering and appreciates skilled craftsmanship should go and see it..
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