The city was founded in 831 by Abd-al-Rahman II. It still shows some signs of the Arab occupation, seen in its fortifications, which are 15m high and include 95 towers that once surrounded the city. However, Murcia's rich history has seen many events that have left their trace. Hence, each part of the city shows remnants of a specific era, such as the Platería and Trapería streets, marked by the Christian ...
The cathedral has twenty-five bells, all of the 17th century and the 18th century and each has its own name.
Murcia, a major city in south-eastern Spain, is the capital and most populous city of the Autonomous Community of the Region of Murcia, and the seventh largest city in the country.
The river crosses the city from west to east, several bridges of different styles span it.
The town hall lies in the city square, known as The Glorieta.
Pedestrian areas cover most of the old town of the city, which is centered around Platería and Trapería Streets.
Murcia is a vast region encompassing dunes and beaches but also windmills at the salt flats.
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