Over 140 mm of rain in Cartagena on Tuesday as Mar Menor towns suffer more flooding
The fourth clean-up in 7 months begins in Los Alcázares The latest heavy storm to cause flooding in Los Alcázares and other towns and villages in the Campo de Cartagena and along the coastline of the Mar Menor was rather less expected than the..

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100 mm of rain falls close to Cartagena overnight
Over 100 millimetres of rain recorded in Cartagena in 24 hours Torrential rain hammered down on much of central and coastal Murcia on Monday night, and along the inland coast of the Mar Menor there was inevitable concern as floodwater began to..

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Murcia health service asks to use military premises in Cartagena as a coronavirus overflow hospital
The help of the army is requested to create an overflow field hospital next to the Arrixaca in El Palmar The Department of Health in the regional government of Murcia has made an official request that buildings owned by the military in Cartagena..

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Santa Florentina food market in Cartagena remains open with increased safety precautions
Long queues form outside the building as only a few customers are allowed in at a time Despite the coronavirus emergency and the declaration of a lockdown all over Spain people are still allowed out of their homes to shop for food, and the Santa..

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Cartagena, Mazarrón and La Unión: medical centres open and local surgeries closed during the coronavirus emergency
43 surgeries close down as resources are pooled at the 16 main medical centres in the area Following the announcement earlier in the week that in response to the coronavirus emergency the regional health service of Murcia is closing local “consultorios..

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Cartagena fire brigade urge caution against domestic disasters while confined to the home
Most accidents occur in the home… make sure it doesn’t happen to you! With the population of Cartagena and the rest of Spain confined to their homes as one of the measures decreed within the national coronavirus emergency, the local fire brigade..

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The tourist bus in Cartagena, enjoy the sights of the historic city on an open-air double decker
A 45-minute trip taking in the highlights of a visit to Cartagena  A trip around the historic city of Cartagena on board the double-decker tourist bus laid on by Cartagena Puerto de Culturas is a great way of ensuring that in a limited amount of..

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24th January to 13th April, Mirada Oculta, photography exhibition by José Carlos Ñíguez at the Roman Theatre museum in Cartagena
An unusual perspective showing details at the 2,000-year-old Teatro Romano of Cartagena An exhibition of photographs showing unusual perspectives of details of the Roman Theatre in Cartagena is being held at the Teatro Romano museum until 13th..

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The very best deafness and hearing treatments at Clínica Díaz Caparrós in Cartagena
At Díaz Caparrós Clinic we can help evaluate hearing loss and treat it with the best systems available Hearing loss or impairment is one of the commonest complaints associated with aging, and at Clínica Díaz Caparrós in the centre of Cartagena..

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Carthaginians crushed as Romans invade Cartagena
Locals say Hannibal has let them all down by chasing off across the Alps to attack Rome CLICK ON GALLERY TO ENLARGE IMAGES Qart-Hadast is no more following a successful invasion by the Romans yesterday and local residents have awoken this morning..

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The batteries and gun emplacements at Castillitos and El Jorel, Cabo Tiñoso
Cartagena Spain, following the military trail, Cabo Tiñoso ("the guns") These two battery emplacements are well worth a visit, whether you have any interest in military history or not, and are a great place to take the visitors, offering..

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Opening hours Cartagena museums throughout the year
Cartagena has a good selection of monuments and museums which can be visited in combination with exhibitions, trips out or concerts. The long and varied history of Cartagena has attracted a succession of different cultures, each leaving its own trace..

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Calblanque regional park
This is a good area for walking and also has several wild beaches The 1,882 hectares of Calblanque have been a protected nature reserve since 1987 in recognition of the fact that the area is one of the most typical of the coastline of the Region..

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Local Social, Los Belones
Social Club, Los Belones The “Local Social” of Los Belones is on the main road, opposite the church, and it hosts many kinds of leisure activity for inhabitants of the village. The single-storey building contains a small office from which the..

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Where is Los Nietos
Los Nietos falls within the administrative district of Rincón de San Ginés, Cartagena municipality Cartagena is a vast municipality, covering 558 square kilometres, the City of Cartagena and port at the heart of the municipality. For administrative..

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Where is Cabo de Palos
Cabo de Palos lies within the administrative district of Rincón de San Ginés, Cartagena municipality Cartagena is a vast municipality, covering 558 square kilometres, the City of Cartagena and port at the heart of the municipality. For administrative..

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Where is Mar de Cristal
Mar de Cristal lies within the administrative district of Rincón de San Ginés, Cartagena municipality Cartagena is a vast municipality, covering 558 square kilometres, the City of Cartagena and port at the heart of the municipality. For administrative..

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Where is La Manga del Mar Menor
La Manga lies within the administrative district of Rincón de San Ginés, Cartagena municipality There is a great deal of confusion over the definitions of "La Manga" in this corner of the Mar Menor. The administrative district of La..

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History of Los Belones
A brief history of Los Belones, and the Rincón de San Ginés Los Belones forms part of the administrative area of Rincón de San Ginés, an easterly corner of the modern Cartagena municipality, the history of the area closely linked to the various..

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Where is Los Belones
Los Belones falls within the administrative district of Rincón de San Ginés, Cartagena municipality Cartagena is a vast municipality, covering 558 square kilometres, the City of Cartagena and port at the heart of the municipality. For administrative..

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Espacio Mediterráneo shopping centre Cartagena Murcia: open seven days a week
Where to shop in Cartagena and the Mar Menor Murcia The Espacio Mediterráneo shopping centre is on the eastern outskirts of Cartagena, heading out of the city towards La Manga and  the Mar Menor, and contains a full selection of shopping opportunities..

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The Casino of Cartagena
The Casino occupies an 18th century palatial home in the centre of Cartagena The casino of Cartagena occupies an impressive 18th century building in the main pedestrian street of the old city centre, the Calle Mayor, just a couple of hundred metres..

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Auditorio Parque Torres and Castillo Arabe
These two spaces are open air spaces, used during the summer for outdoor concerts and events. The Auditorio Parque Torres is a purpose built open air auditorium, located high above Cartagena at the foot of the Parque Torres. It’s primarily used..

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Paseo Alfonso XII
The dockside area is known as the Muelle Alfonso XII The Paseo Alfonso XII is the main road which runs alongside the waterfront of Cartagena. On the one side is the old quarter of the city and imposing Muralla del Mar, the wall which protected the..

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Palacio Consistorial, Cartagena
Palacio Consistorial in Cartagena is also known as the Casa Consistorial Cartagena The Casa Consistorial, or Palacio Consistorial, is the building which houses the Town Hall of Cartagena. The modernist building was originally completed in 1907..

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Museo Naval Cartagena
Cartagena Naval Museum The Museo Naval of Cartagena transferred to its new location in May 2012. The Museum is located in a building which is generally referred to as the CIM building, CIM standing for Cuartel de Instrucción de Marinería, a location..

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El Batel, Auditorio y Centro de Congresos, Cartagena
Auditorium and Conference Centre El Batel in Cartagena  Tickets for performances at the El Batel Auditorio and Congress Centre in Cartagena are available from www.ticketmaster.es or directly from the auditorium. The Auditorio y Palacio de..

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Sinking of the Castillo de Olite
The worst naval catastrophe of the Spanish civil War. The story of the Castillo de Olite, sunk 1939, Cartagena It is generally agreed by historians that the final phase of the Civil War in Spain lasted from approximately December 1938 to April..

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ARQUA, Marine Archaeology Museum, Cartagena
Cartagena, ARQUA, Museo Nacional de Arqueologia Subacuatica. Located in the Paseo del Muelle Alfonso XII, next to the cruise ship terminal, this museum has been designed as a window into the world of underwater archaeology, the cutting edge building..

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The Muralla Bizantina, Cartagena, art gallery and archaeological site
The Muralla Bizantina also contains remains of the Roman Theatre in its basement This is an interesting location, and can be added into any Cartagena itinerary as it is both a very attractive art gallery which hosts some excellent exhibitions and..

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