Basílica de Santa María

The San Nicolás Co-Cathedral

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.

The Santa María Basilica

This is the oldest church in the city, dating back to the 14th century. It was built upon the ruins ofAlicante’s largest mosque and has a single, non-cruciform nave with side chapels between the buttresses.

The Santa Faz Monastery

In a baroque style, this monastery stands five kilometres from the city limits, in the municipal district of Santa Faz.

The Santa Cruz Hermitage

This stands on the slopes ofMountBenacantil, in the picturesqueSanta Cruzneighbourhood.

The Las Agustinas Convent

Located in the city’s Old Quarter, this convent was built in the 18th century to house Jesuits. Inside, visitors will find an image of Virgen de la Soledad – the oldest image included inAlicante’s Holy Week celebrations.

San Roque Hermitage

Located in the San Roque District, this hermitage was built in the 16th century and was restored at the end of the 19th century.

 

 

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