Alicante is full of historically important monuments and is perhaps the best place to witness history unfold. The wonderful monuments and the rich history attached with the destination make Alicante one of Top Historical Destinations in the world. Alicante is a very historically important place and thus sees a lot of tourists every year. Whenever you are planning to visit a historical monument in Alicante or a place of historical significance, it is always good to know a little information about the place, its opening and closing times, the ideal duration of visit and the need of tour guide to visit the historical monuments of Alicante. Explore the historical monuments of Alicante with a guided tour or opt for in-depth information of its historical account, this Alicante guide is your go-to option for free. Move to things to do in Alicante page for the complete list of attractions and activities.
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Top Historical Alicante landmarks
Traverse through the finest landmarks and famous historical buildings of Alicante.
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03002 Alicante, Spain
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Situated on top of the Benacantil Hill in Alicante, Santa Barbara Castle aka Castillo de Santa Barbara is the largest medieval fortress in Europe. Trivia- the Arabs who settled and ruled Spain for 5 centuries are the builders of this Castle. It was constructed some time during the 9th Century. It was first opened to the public in the year...
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Placa Dr. Gomez Ulla, 0, 03001 Alicante, Spain
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
The Archaeological Museum of Alicante (aka MARQ) is a museum which offers an interesting historic journey through exhibits dedicated to Prehistory, Iberian Culture, Roman Culture and the Middle Ages. On display are archaeological finds dating back to some 100,000 years! Some of the items are- Iberian ceramics, Roman daily life and over 300 objects ...
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CV-776, Busot, Alicante, Spain
10:30 am - 07:30 pm
The magnificent Caves of Canelobre are situated near Busot, around 24 kilometres from the city of Alicante. The caves are one of Spain’s largest and deepest cave systems. These caves are believed to date back to 740AD. However, is might have taken more than seven million years for the caves to take their present form. They are still changing ...
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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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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.