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Cartagena worth a visit, Spain

 
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Wazling's pictureby Wazling review
added on 22nd of April, 2009
Cartagena is one of the biggest cities of the region Murcia. The city doesnt offer you much you can do there.
But there are some places worth a look. The city walls are still preserved and you can visit the fortifications and two forts „Las Galeras“ und „San Julian“ above the city on big rocks. Above the harbour lies another castle, from the 11th century, the „Castillo de la Concepción“.
On the „Plaza del Ayuntamiento“ you can see the remnants of an ancient roman theater and the rests of the catherdal „Santa Maria la Vieja“, destroyed in the spanish civil war.
Besides that, you can go to several museums, that show you ancient roman, karthagian and arabian findings, „Museo Arqueológico Municipal“. Also a naval museum is located there, the „Museo Naval“.
Altogether you can visit the city, if you are close.
 

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For those who plan on spending more time outdoors than in their hotel rooms, Los Habaneros in the city center will be the ideal hotel. The rooms are comfortable and newly renovated, and there is wireless internet in the lobby. More importantly, the hotel is close to the main tourist attractions. NH Cartagena is also located in the heart of the city, but it offers slightly more luxurious (and expensive) conditions. The staff are friendly and the amenities are great, and despite the fact that the hotel has its own reasonably good restaurant, this Cartagena Travel Guide recommends trying out some of the fabulous restaurants in the hotel’s... Read more »

 
 
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Culture, leisure and festivals...this is what Region of Murcia offers you during this summer season. When you are here you have the chance to enjoy the benefits of two seas, the Mediterranean and the Mar Menor of Murcia (salted lagoon), in... Read more »

 
 

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