Former seafront kiosk reinstalled outside Cartagena sports pavilion
Five more of the structures will be re-installed in Cartagena next year As work continues to finally complete the new Palacio de Deportes on the western edge of the city of Cartagena, the latest development visible to those driving past is that..

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Free car park on the way at the Santa Lucía hospital in Cartagena
A motor home park is also on the agenda for Cartagena in the near future Ever since the new Santa Lucía hospital in the eastern outskirts of the city of Cartagena opened in 2010 it has been the subject of various controversies, one of the longest..

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Cartagena Semana Santa poster design for 2018 revealed
The Easter Week processions in Cartagena begin in 2018 on 23rd March The winning design for the poster which will be used to promote the Semana Santa (Easter Week) processions in 2018 was announced on Tuesday, the image chosen being a painting..

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Nasty accident on the A-30 motorway in Cartagena
One injured as two cars collied close to the La Palma and Los Barreros exit Two car were involved in a collision on Tuesday evening on the southbound carriageway of the A-30 Murcia-Cartagena motorway, with one of the occupants of the vehicles having..

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Murcia government confirms funding of Cartagena Roman amphitheatre excavation
Funds are also set aside for windmills, prehistoric rock art and the ornamental fountain in the centre of Totana The regional government of Murcia has confirmed that it is to subsidize various projects designed to recover and preserve cultural..

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Hyper-realistic virtual reality tours on their way at Roman Theatre Museum in Cartagena
Visitors will be taken back 2,000 years to see the Roman theatre as it was in Carthago Nova The Roman Theatre Museum in Cartagena continues to report increases in visitor numbers this year and is already the most visited museum in the Region of..

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Record visitor numbers at the Roman Theatre Museum in Cartagena
Over 200,000 have been to the most visited museum in Murcia so far this year The Roman Theatre Museum in Cartagena, the most visited museum in the Region of Murcia, had already beaten last year’s record number of visitors before the end of October..

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Cartagena police mobile speed trap locations 13th to 19th November
Radar speed traps in the city of Cartagena and the rest of the municipality Cartagena police operate a system of mobile speed traps which move around the municipality every week with their mobile "multa cars" (multa means fine). These..

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Until 15th January, poetry and photography exhibition at the Roman Theatre Museum in Cartagena
Paisajes con Alma features works combining images with words to evoke emotion An innovative exhibition entitled “Paisajes con Alma” has opened at the Roman Theatre Museum in Cartagena, coupling the work of 15 photographers with texts compiled..

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Los Urrutias beach says goodbye to the last of its breakwaters
The removal of the structure is intended to help ensure cleaner water at Punta Brava Work has begun on the inland shore of the Mar Menor to remove the last of the breakwaters which jutted out from the beach of Punta Brava in Los Urrutias, ridding..

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Cabo de Palos police station reopens
The station in Cabo de Palos was closed during October The station of the Cartagena Policía Local in Cabo de Palos has reopened this week on schedule following a month-long closure due to maintenance work and refurbishment at the premises next..

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Illegal immigrant breakout in Sangonera overstretches Murcia facilities
Police demand the closure of the foreigner detention centre after immigrants were released onto the streets of Cartagena The recent flood of illegal immigrants arriving in the Region of Murcia has overstretched the facilities designed to accommodate..

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Christmas shoppers in Cartagena urged to avoid sexist gifts for children
Don’t limit their imagination, the Town Hall of Cartagena advises For many people it is already the time of year when thoughts start turning to Christmas shopping, and in Cartagena the Town Hall is again launching a campaign to encourage adults..

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Limoncello is now a wholly owned subsidiary of the Cartagena-based Licor 43 group
Grupo Zamora acquires the remaining shares in Villa Massa at an undisclosed price Grupo Zamora, the Cartagena company which produces Licor 43, the most popular liqueur in Spain, is now the sole proprietor of the Italian company Villa Massa, which..

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Until 26th November, D6 art exhibition at the Palacio Molina in Cartagena
Six female artists display their work in the city centre of Cartagena The Palacio Molina in Cartagena is hosting an art exhibition entitled simply “D6”, featuring the work of female artists Virginia Bernal, Ángela Acedo, María José Contador..

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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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3rd to 25th November, the 37th Cartagena Jazz Festival
Chick Corea and Michael Nyman are among the performers at the Auditorio El Batel and the Nuevo Teatro Circo in Cartagena It has become a tradition over the last four decades for November to be jazz month in the city of Cartagena, where this year the..

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Saturdays and Sundays in November; historical family activites from the Roman Theatre Museum of Cartagena
Mystery and intrigue, a photography competition and a history tour in and around the Roman Theatre Museum in Cartagena Various interesting activities are being organized during November in and around the Roman Theatre Museum in Cartagena, offering..

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16th to 18th November third weekend of the Cartagena Jazz Festival
Female performers top the bill in Cartagena with shows by Maria Arnal i Marcel Bagés, Eliane Elias, Concha Buika and Cyrille Aimée Female performers top the bill during the third weekend of this year’s Cartagena Jazz Festival, (click for link..

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 17th November, Cartagena Jazz Festival, Maria Arnal i Marcel Bagés and Eliane Elias
Catalan and Brazilian vocalists on stage at the Nuevo Teatro Circo in Cartagena Click for full programme of the Cartagena Jazz Festival 2017 Catalan artists Maria Arnal i Marcel Bagés have been one of the musical revelations of 2017 in Spain..

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18th November, Cartagena Jazz Festival, Cyrille Aimée and Concha Buika
Two star female vocalists on stage at the Nuevo Teatro Circo in Cartagena Frenchwoman Cyrille Aimée is one of the new generation of European jazz singers, and in Cartagena she appears for the first time to perform music from her latest work Let..

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 18th November, Cartagena Jazz Festival, free open-air concert featuring Bantastic Fand
Free lunchtime entertainment in the Plaza del Icue in Cartagena This is the third in a series of four free open-air concerts in the Plaza del Icue which form part of the 2017 Cartagena Jazz Festival, and features Bantastic Fand, a musical project..

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23rd November, Cartagena Jazz Festival (Free entry Off Jazz cycle), Sara Zamora
Free jazz, soul and blues concert at El Soldadito de Plomo in Cartagena Sara Zamora has been singing the blues (as well as jazz and soul) for over a decade, and is currently working on her second album, where she incorporates elements of r&..

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24th November, Cartagena Jazz Festival (Free concert Off Jazz cycle), Fabio Miano Quartet
A free performance in the entrance lobby of the Auditorio El Batel in Cartagena Fabio Miano is Italian by birth but is truly a citizen of the world, having grown up in Canada and Belgium, where he began to study jazz with pianist Paul Lambert..

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24th November, Cartagena Jazz Festival, the Michael Nyman Band
The master of musical minimalism at the Auditorio El Batel in Cartagena The last weekend of the 2017 Cartagena Jazz Festival begins on Friday 24th November at the Auditorio El Batel with the Michael Nyman Band, who are celebrating 40 years in..

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 25th November, Cartagena Jazz Festival, Zenet and Robert Fonseca
The 2017 festival ends at the Nuevo Teatro Circo in Cartagena The 37th edition of the Cartagena Jazz Festival closes with a show featuring Zenet and Roberto Fonseca, the former bringing to Auditorio El Batel a combination of the sounds of jazz..

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25th November, Cartagena Jazz Festival, free open-air concert featuring Big Band Groove In
Lunchtime swing and jazz in the Plaza del Icue in Cartagena Lunchtime swing and jazz in the Plaza del Icue in Cartagena This is the last in a series of four free open-air concerts in the Plaza del Icue which form part of the 2017 Cartagena..

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25th November free family tour of the edible plant life in the Calblanque regional park
A good excuse to enjoy a day in the open-air of Calblanque Murcia possesses a number of regional parks, each one offering a unique eco-system with its own characteristics, ranging from the salinas park in San Pedro del Pinatar, which includes..

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26th November to 2nd December, Korean section in the Cartagena International Film Festival
South Korean cinema is showcased as part of the 46th edition of the FICC in Cartagena The 46th edition of the Festival Internacional de Cine de Cartagena (FICC) is being held between 26th November and 2nd December, with one of the sections this..

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30th November ENGLISH LANGUAGE Roman quarries and tapas tour Cartagena
Visit the Roman Quarries and see the monuments built with local stone:pick-up Los Alcázares and Torre Pacheco Turismo de Murcia y Cartagena is a firm specialising in English language guided tours of the Region of Murcia, using a fully qualified..

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Timetable changes on Cartagena-Alicante bus service
The route includes stops at San Javier, Los Alcázares and other Mar Menor locations On 3rd March 2017 the concession to operate the bus service which runs along the coast from Cartagena to Alicante, passing the airports of San Javier and Alicante..

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The batteries and gun emplacements at Castillitos and El Jorel, Cabo Tiñoso
Cartagena Spain, Following the military trail,  Cabo Tinosa (The Guns) The Gun batteries at Cabo Tiñoso, La Azohía, between Mazarrón and Cartagena. These two battery emplacements are well worth a visit, whether you have any interest in..

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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..

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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 Mediterraneo shopping centre Cartagena Murcia
Where to shop 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..

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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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La Catedral, ruined Cathedral of Cartagena
Concerts are held inside the bombed out Cathedral of Cartagena The ruined cathedral of Cartagena is a venue used during the summer Festival, Mar de Músicas, providing an atmospheric and characterful open air venue in which to enjoy a summer concert..

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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
Auditorio and Congress Centre El Batel Cartagena Spain See feed below for what's on the agenda at the Cartagena Auditorio El Batel Tickets for performances at the El Batel Auditorio and Congress Centre in Cartagena are available from www.ticketmaster..

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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 its both a very attractive art gallery which hosts some excellent exhibitions and..

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