San Roque Church

Chronology: Centuries: XVI-XVIII-XIX. Edificada en 1549 The hermitage of San Roque is a small building, with a basilica plan with the longitudinal axis oriented in a West-East direction. It was built in 1549 when a voracious outbreak of plague, due to clothes that were unloaded from a ship, ravaged the city. Afflicted, the people of […]

Santa Maria Church

Basílica de Santa María

Chronology: XIII – XVIII centuries The oldest church in the city, completed in the first third of the 13th century, was dedicated to Santa María Asunta. Viravens indicates in his chronicle that the primitive Christian church still conserved the Arab access door from Villavieja street. In principle it was a simple Gothic church, with hardly […]

Santa Cruz Church

Ermita de Santa Cruz

CHRONOLOGY: 18th century; XIX century It dates from the last third of the 18th century And it was built on the tower of the Ampolla, one of the few remains of the old medieval walls. It is a cozy space of reduced dimensions, covered with a carpanel generatrix vault. The exterior decoration of it denotes […]

Co-Cathedral of San Nicolás

The Collegiate Church of San Nicolás de Alicante was erected as a Co-Cathedral on March 9, 1959, by the Bull of Juan XXIII, by which the diocese was renamed Orihuela-Alicante and this church was elevated to the rank of Co-Cathedral. The bull was executed on August 15, 1959, in solemn celebration, starting from the Parish […]