Castillo de Santa Bárbara
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This is the first place I recommend visiting in Alicante. A magnificent fortress - a castle founded by the Arabs in the ninth century AD, majestically rises above our city from where a beautiful view of the whole neighborhood opens! You must see it! Do not forget to use a special elevator that…
Walk up to the top of the Castle and enjoy the 360' views of the City of Sunshine, Alicante! Go just before the sun sets to see the true colours of the sea and watch the city light up as the dark slowly falls.
High above the city shines this enormous castle that stands on top of the Benacantil mountain. Take a brisk walk up or use the elevator. The views of the city, the port and the Mediterranean Sea is a great lasting reminder and very definitely worth the visit!
Santa Bárbara Castle (Valencian: Castell de Santa Bàrbara, Spanish: Castillo de Santa Bárbara) is a fortification in the center of Alicante, Spain. It stands on Mount Benacantil (166 m). HistoryEdit Mount Benacantil and Castle of Santa Bárbara, 2005 Bronze Age, Iberian, and Roman artifacts have…