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Places visited in Alicante, Spain
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Alicante, Spain

Archibald Dickson Memorial

A monument at Alicante Marina honors a little-known hero of the Spanish Civil War.
Alicante, Spain

The Head of the Moor

Legends surround this natural rock formation that looks like a Moorish king wearing a crown.
Alicante, Spain

Archaeological Museum of Alicante (MARQ)

Fascinating exhibits of prehistoric and ancient artifacts displayed with a uniquely modern touch.
Alicante, Spain

Hogueras de Alicante (Bonfires of Alicante)

A celebration of solstice followed by a fiery purging of evils.
Alicante, Spain

Central Market Building

This magnificent market stands as a poignant symbol of the suffering caused by the Spanish Civil War.
Sax, Spain

Colony of Santa Eulalia

An abandoned socialist utopia built in the late 19th century.
Cartagena, Spain

National Museum of Underwater Archeology

An impressive display of ships and artifacts from the ancient Mediterranean maritime trade.
Cartagena, Spain

Roman Theatre of Cartagena

An ancient Roman theatre restored to its former glory in the Spanish city of Cartegena.
Elda, Spain

Elda Footwear Museum

This Spanish shoe museum has history, has design, and has a pair of Rafael Nadal's tennies!
Cartagena, Spain

Submarine Peral

The world's first electric battery-powered submarine.
Murcia, Spain

Sanatorio de Sierra Espuña

Haunted tuberculosis hospital built by the patients.
Novelda, Spain

Novelda Shrine of Mary Magdalene

The 20th-century church looks like a rustic version of the Sagrada Familia.
Elx, Spain

Palmeral of Elche

Originally planted by the ancient Carthaginians, this sprawling palm grove is one of the largest in the world.
Torrevieja, Spain

The Pink Lake of Torrevieja

Bacteria and algae give the salty water its bubblegum hue.