Explore the rich culture while visiting the many attractions Alicante is replete with. These cultural attractions are suitable for all ages and can prove to make your trip to Alicante a fruitful one. Be it historic monuments or cultural performances, cultural attractions somehow steal the show of the other attractions and things to do in Alicante.
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Avenida de Alfonso X El Sabio, 8, 03004 Alicante, Spain
07:20 am - 11:00 pm
The Mercado Central is the central market of Alicante. The architecture of the market building is modernist-inspired and was built under the supervision of J. Vidal Ramos between the years 1911 and 1912. Throughout the building you will find intricate sculptures and art work. There are around 300 stalls at the market that sell everything related to...
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Plaza de Santa Maria, s/n, 03002 Alicante, Spain
10:30 am - 07:30 pm
The Basilica of Santa Maria is the oldest church in the city of Alicante. It dates back to the 14th century. It was built atop the ruins of Alicante’s biggest mosque. An architecturally stunning building, highlights of it include the doorway which has the image of the Virgin Mary created by sculptor Juan Bautista Borja. Within the church, you...
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Plaza del Ayuntamiento, 1, 03002 Alicante, Spain
08:00 am - 03:00 pm
A must see for architecture admirers, the Ayuntamiento de Alicante’s building is a marvellous site to behold. With its baroque civic architecture, it has twin towers having 35m heights. Within the building is a blue room, the plenary room and a chapel. There is a dramatic statue of Dali as well as a small metal disc indicating an instru...
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Tossal Hill, Alicante, Spain
12:01 am - 12:00 am
Built atop the Tossal Hill overlooking the city, the Castillo de San Fernando or the Ferdinand Castle is a counterpart of the Castle of Santa Barbara. It was built in the beginning of the 19th century as a defence structure against French advances. Sadly, it proved useless and was abandoned shortly after. The ornate doorway is proof of how beautiful and grand the castle used to be.
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Carrer Gravina, 13, 03002 Alicante, Spain
10:00 am - 08:00 pm
The Gravina Museum of Fine Arts is housed in the Provincial Palace of Alicante. Also called El Palacio Gravina, the museum was established with the purpose showcasing some of the best artistic talent from the region of Alicante. Hence, on display at the museum are art works by local artists. In total, there are around five hundred pi...
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Plaza de Abad Penalva, 2, 03002 Alicante, Spain
08:00 am - 05:45 pm
The Concatedral de San Nicolas is the Co-cathedral of Saint Nicolás of Bari and was built between 1613 and 1662 in renaissance and baroque style. It has a nice blue dome and a beautiful garden surrounding it.