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Things To See and Do in Cartagena, Spain


Top Things To See and Do in Cartagena, Spain

Cartagena, located in The Murcia region, Will atracts you in many ways Cartagena was heavily influenced by the Romans.

Nowdays visitors, and tourist can delight with impressive Roman remains spread all over the city.

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MARVEL AT THE ROMAN THEATRE


Built between the fifth and first centuries BC, Cartagena’s theatre is a perfect example of Roman architecture.

The theatre remained hidden for many centuries and was eventually rediscovered and restored.

In addition, the considerable wealth of the pieces found during the successive campaigns of excavation in the Theater has offered the opportunity to give the city a new museum space.

The Museo the Roman Theater, which not only serves as a suitable exhibition area , if not that in the brilliant conception of the architect Rafael Moneo, leads visitors into the interior of the monument, turning the Roman Theater of Cartagena in his last great room.



TOWN HALL PALACE

One of the most picturesque buildings in Cartagena, the Town Hall building, that was built between 1900 and 1907 and was inspired by French architecture.

Its facade is made from marble from Macael, in Almeria, and it also has decorative elements such as stained-glass windows.

Inside, the great imperial staircase stands out, around which there are several municipal buildings such as the plenary hall and the mayor’s office.

The cast-iron works such as columns and lamps and the collection of paintings of illustrious people of the city since the eighteenth century are noteworthy.







The town’s Naval Museum is located in a a building wich is generally referred to as the CIM hedquarters.

Nowdays fushing the historic elements with stricking modern materials to créate spacious and practical spaces  to exhibits  everything from boat construction to naval health, uniforms, art and sailor life.

It also has one room housing the famous Isaac Peral Submarine.

Built in the 19th century by inventor Isaac Peral, it was the first to be electronically powered and incorporate torpedo weaponry.

The building where the museum is housed is also of notable interest, having won architectural awards for seamlessly fusing together the old styles of the original 18th-century prison with the navy training centre of the 20th century and modern-day 21st-century design.




The town’s Naval Museum is located in a a building wich is generally referred to as the CIM hedquarters.

Nowdays fushing the historic elements with stricking modern materials to créate spacious and practical spaces  to exhibits  everything from boat construction to naval health, uniforms, art and sailor life.

It also has one room housing the famous Isaac Peral Submarine.

Built in the 19th century by inventor Isaac Peral, it was the first to be electronically powered and incorporate torpedo weaponry.

The building where the museum is housed is also of notable interest, having won architectural awards for seamlessly fusing together the old styles of the original 18th-century prison with the navy training centre of the 20th century and modern-day 21st-century design.

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