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Murcia by Antonio Periago Miñarro @flickr
Murcia by Antonio Periago Miñarro @flickr
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Casa Mila, La Pedrera, which is located in Barcelona, might be the most famous architectural place of interest in the country. The name of the building can be literally translated as "the stone cave". The building was constructed according to the project of Gaudi and was controlled by the famous architect. It's worth mentioning that all works of Gaudi are distinguished by original and unusual design. According to initial project, Casa Mila La Pedrera was intended to be made solely from curvilinear elements and slanting partitions, but later the architect changed his original thoughts and built a unique house that has absolutely no load-bearing walls. This is the only building in the country, where even balconies have an important construction rather than decorative role. … Open

Chapters of the guide to Murcia

Advices for travellers

4. A significant part of museums, galleries and exhibition centers are closed on Mondays. Tourist centers provide information on schedules and costs of tickets for all the events. Many excursions should be visited in groups, as in this case one will get a more profitable entrance ticket cost. 5. Weekdays are most favorable period for shopping. Shopping centers are not so crowded in the first part … Open

Travel guide to Murcia

A striking 18th-century architectural monument is Episcopal Palace located not far from the Cathedral of Murcia. The most talented architects and artisans of Spain were involved in its construction and decoration. The main feature of the palace has always been its fresco ornaments on the walls. They make the building look like a typical luxurious Neapolitan palace. The palace interior features an equally chic … Open

Traditions and mentality of Murcia

Each year Murcia witnesses several bright and remarkable ethnic holidays and festivals which attract many tourists to the city. Plenty of entertaining programs, inimitable folk performances and festive treats are among main attractions for the city guests. A scale festival is held in Murcia in spring. Its main festive event is the Burial of the Sardine march. An original event with a weird name offers night parades … Open

Cuisine and top restaurants

In the heart of local cuisine one will find dishes made of sea foods, local vegetables and fruits, grain varieties and meat. The dorada a la sal treat is a must-try dish which tourists may order in one of the local restaurant. The dish is cooked of dorado fish following a unique recipe. The fish is baked in the oven, being previously chafed with slat. The fish tastes marvelously. Cod dishes are of immense popularity. … Open

Attractions and active leisure

After an exhaustive day rich in tours and excursions travelers may set off to one of the numerous entertaining centers of Murcia. Water attractions fans will love the Mar Menor beach which features an atmosphere of serenity and harmony. The beach is a perfect place for a comfortable family recreation. Each day the beach offers its youngest visitors exciting entertaining shows. The beach is well equipped for sport … Open

Cultural excursion through Murcia - things to see

A scenic and small scale historical part of the Murcia city hosts numerous unique landmarks and sights. Original historical and architectural landmarks and monuments are scattered over the area at every turn. That is the reason of on foot cruising of the area. The best starting point of any city exploration tour is the Glorieta de Espana square. The square is an established place of holding of all the fests and … Open

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