National Prides in a European Context
Created on January 31, 2019
NATIONAL PRIDES IN A EUROPEAN CONTEXT
DOOR OF CREVILLENTE
It is one of the two doors that formed the wall that protected the suburb of San Juan. It is the only gateway to the city that remains standing after the collapse of the walls by orders of Felipe V after the War of Spanish Succession.
THE HOUSE-MUSEUM OF MIGUEL HERNÁNDEZ
The House-Museum of Miguel Hernández is the house where the poet Miguel Hernández lived with his family. In it he grew up to go to Madrid. It is located in the skirt of the mount of San Miguel, next to the School of Santo Domingo where Miguel Hernández studied for some years.
In the house there are family memories and photographs of Miguel and his family. It has two bedrooms, the kitchen, the dining room and two more rooms. In addition it conserves a small orchard in which is the fig tree in which Miguel used to support itself to write and to which it dedicated some poems.
The convent of Santo Domingo is the largest National Monument in the whole Valencian Community and the most representative of the ancient Kingdom of Valencia. Its two Renaissance and Baroque cloisters and its baroque church are luxuriously decorated
CLOISTER OF SANTO DOMINGO
The convent of Santo Domingo has two great cloisters: the cloister of the convent, of Renaissance style, and the cloister of the university, of Baroque style.
CHURCH OF SANTO DOMINGO
It was built in the XIV century, occupying the site of the old Muslim aljama mosque.Firstly it was a parish church but, in 1510 it became a cathedral, separating definitively from the Bishopric of Cartagena. It is a Levantine Gothic building and is the smallest cathedral in Spain.
The Diocesan Museum of Sacred Art is located in the Episcopal Palace of Orihuela, declared an Asset of Cultural Interest. The Diocesan Museum of Sacred Art of the Diocese of Orihuela-Alicante was created in 1939 after the end of the Civil War. It was the initiative of the then vicar general of the Diocese of Orihuela, Mr. Luís Almarcha.
It is one of the oldest flags in Spain, even older than Valencian Señera. Every July 17th it is taken out by the balcony of the City Hall. The flag is a medieval war banner, with original embroideries of the XV, XVI and XVII centuries. At the top of the pole it has a crowned bird holding a branch with its paw and a sword with the other, carved in gold in theXVI century.
The Naval Museum of Cartagena preserves collections of different nature and varied typology, linked to different fields and disciplines of naval history: naval construction and arsenals, nautical sciences, artillery, mine warfare, health, uniforms and flags, music, painting, submarines , diving, history of the building and aspects related to the Navy today. It highlights the valuable legacy of the lieutenant of ship Isaac Peral, as well as the magnificent model of the ship Septentrión, of the XVIII century,
Roman Theatre Museum
The Roman theater of Cartagena is a Roman theater, built between the years 5 and 1 a. C. in the city of Carthago Nova, present Cartagena. It was in use until the third century, from which several buildings of different civilizations were superimposed. In 1988 it was discovered by the archaeologist Sebastián Ramallo Asensio and the excavations directed by him managed to exhume it to be able to be visited at the Roman Theater Museum.
Museo de Santa Clara
It is the monastery where since 1365 the Clarisse nuns were living. In this building converge several centuries of history and different cultures such as Islamic, Gothic and Baroque.
Casino de Murcia
It is one of the most emblematic buildings of the Spanish city, Murcia. It is located in the central street Trapería. The building is a mixture of the different artistic currents that coexisted in the second half of the nineteenth century and early twentieth century in Spain and was declared a national historical-artistic monument in 1983.
The casino is made up of different rooms which are...
Hall of weapons
It is a key piece of Spanish Baroque. It stands out for the amalgam of architectural styles that range from Gothic to Neoclassicism. One of the most appreciated parts of the cathedral is its tower. It has its own entity and has a peculiar history. Both the Cathedral Museum and its chapels have a singular beauty.
PORT OF ALICANTE
Located in the heart of the city, opposite the Paseo de Canalejas and the Esplanade of Spain. The port of Alicante has mainly commercial, fishing and recreational port functions.
The Alicante maritime landscape attracts an enormous amount of tourism. The Postiguet Beach is located in the city center Alicante. It is bordered by a promenade full of palm trees.
It has a wide strip of golden sand and calm waters. All this and its easy access to the historic center is what has turned this beach into an emblem of Alicante.
It was built in 1880 in academic and eclectic style. The most important parts are the central Andalusian tiled patio, the Ballroom and the front rooms in Empire style. It has an interesting pictorial collection with canvases by Joaquín Agrasot.
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Victoria Almagro (Spain)-------- Marta Mierzwinska (Poland)Olivia Sae Ferrández (Spain)---- Glóey Hannah (Iceland)Pedro A. Larrosa (Spain)--------- Aleksis Indriksons (Latvia)Jesús M. Colón (Spain)----------- Péter Bárány (Hungary)Sofía Marco (Spain) -------------- Roberta Cappadona (Italy)
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