Alicante is home to many historical civil and religious buildings, all of which reveal a past that has been decidedly marked by the history and proximity of the Mediterranean Sea.

The Carbonell House


Casa Carbonell stands on La Explanada de España, this is one of the most striking buildings in Alicante. Built by J. Vidal Ramos between 1922 and 1925.

The Town Hall of Alicante

Ayuntamiento de Alicante

This baroque civil building was designed by architect Lorenzo Chápuli and erected on the site of the former town hall in the 18th century. At the foot of the building’s main staircase is the so-called Ground Zero.

The Central Market

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This building with its modernist-inspired elements was built under the supervision of J. Vidal Ramos between 1911 and 1912, over the 18th century walls that surrounded Alicante.

The San Nicolás Co-Cathedral

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Construction began on the San Nicolás Co-Cathedral in the year 1600, replacing a building that had stood their previously. It is built in the Herrerian renaissance style and is located in the heart of the city.

Do you want to discover more civil buildings?

The Principal Theatre, Bull Ring-Plaza de Toros Alicante Provincial Council, Maisonnave Palace, The Provincial Council of Alicante Auditorium  ADDA, Arniches Theatre, Post Office Building, Witch House, Santa Barbara Castle.

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