Murcia has always been considered a historic city known for both its monuments, between most notably the Cathedral, as the illustrious and historical characters born and lived throughout their history in the city. poets, military, condes, reyes, nobles; many of these separated by the weather, but always with the root of Murcia as a common denominator. highlight some of the most important for the city.
The main contribution of this cradle of many characters has come from the world of art, specific painting, literature and sculpture, among which include Pedro Flores, Luis Garay the Costa Almela. However, national policy has also had among its ranks men murciano important source, as Saavedra Fajardo, Count of Floridablanca.
Count of Floridablanca
Jose Monino Redondo, best known as the Count of Floridablanca, He born in Murcia in 1728 and he studied at the Seminary of San Fulgencio and so alone 20 years he earned a law degree and license to practice in the Tips and Courts of the Court. In 1766 He was appointed Fiscal Council Castile. The Council of Castile represented in the eighteenth century virtually all the power of the kingdom: was legislative body, political and administrative council and high court civil and criminal justice.
Shortly after, in 1772, Grimaldi, then prime minister of Carlos III, He proposed this as Ambassador Rome and that is why King, as a compensatory act, requested name his farm Floridablanca. Five years later, He served as Prime Minister of the King, where was 10 years and it was pleasantly held in his hometown, Murcia.
Antonio Gálvez Arce, better known as Antonete Gálvez, He was born in the hamlet of Murcia Torreagüera 29 June 1819, within a family of farmers. He spent his childhood in the garden, working Earth to help his family, while he is learning to read and write at night. This part in consipraciones Progressive Party, and in 1854 Murcia entered leading a group of men recruited in the garden, achieving and the triumph of the revolution in this city.
However, two years a royal regiment restored the previous status quo and forced to train their weapons to the National Military, authenticates strike force of progressive since its inception. Gálvez, without embargo, he persevered and 1868 It dedició support the progressive pronuciamiento General Prim, which it was made shortly after control of Cartagena and Antoñete control of Murcia, thus giving the triumph of the insurrection in the province. One year later, Antonete starring the iconic Republican uprising in the Sierra de Miravete, having exiled to Oran(Algeria) After his failure, to return in 1870 thanks to an amnesty.
Abd al-Rahman II (Abderramán II)
Independiente was the fourth Umayyad Emir of Al-Andalus and founded the city Murcia along the river Segura. gracious monarch and lover culture and peace, He managed to give Al-Andalus one of its greatest periods prosperity and tranquility, strengthening the rule, collecting taxes, promoting culture and making numerous public works, as the expansion of the Mosque of Cordoba.
Despite this atmosphere of peace, the reign Abd al-Rahman II was not without some social conflicts, especially starring Christian martyrs, They are protesting the policy pro-Arab emir.
Considered the best diplomat history, Diego Saavedra Fajardo, and one of the historical figures most important murcianos of the Modern Age. Diplomat and writer, fundamentally political, represented the Spanish court in Europe during the XVII century. In fact, Saavedra participated in the complicated negotiations ending the Thirty Years' War. In the world of literature was Contemporary authors called Spanish Golden Age.
This painter was born in Murcia (Nonduermas) the 17 September 1893 and he was known for portraying landscapes Murcia, and customs popular and still lifes. His painting is distinguished from its referent Solana and closer to their environment, society in which he lives, through everyday scenes and the people who finds his way.
From his childhood he had a great interest in painting and 12 years she is working as an apprentice in a shop Grocery Juan Antonio Garrigós, where he met Pedro Flores and this He began working in a lithographic workshop, learning photographic techniques retouching. In 1930 he received a scholarship by Pedro Flores and Ramon Gaya and exhibited in Paris, in the gallery Quatre Chemins and in the Salon des Independants, However he returned to his city native, because he missed his homeland and decided to never leave more. In fact, when the School of Arts was inaugurated and Crafts of Murcia was appointed Professor of Artistic Drawing until Civil War broke out and could not exercise this role during the war. In 1943 Villacís he was awarded the prize for his work "The Artist's Family" and in 1956 He died of respiratory problems at his home in the street Glory.
Between visiting historical monuments and knowledge about the lives of these historical figures, We propose the visit to Scorching Canovas, specializing in grilled meats Anoja own breeding beef and Iberian pork bait restaurant field. further, also it offers local cuisine such as salad murciana, paparajotes or different rice dishes typical of the city.
Charming places where you can find our grilled meats
Alcala de Henares, Madrid
This city located in the Cuenca del Henares, It was declared a World Heritage Site in 1998. World Heritage is the historic site of Alcalá, developed from the Middle Ages, and in which a Jew, Muslim and Christian lived in tolerance. So is the University, founded by Cisneros 1499.
Atesora unique archaeological sites, an excellent medieval urban fabric and especially the perfect City of Knowledge and City of God, who designed by the hand of Cardinal Cisneros, Today we can enjoy a unique set magnificent buildings of Renaissance and Baroque.
Alcala found the restaurant Scorching Casa Benito, perfect place to enjoy a good grilled meat, made in their coal furnaces, which makes the enjoyment is complete.
Almagro, Real city
The discovery 1954 the Comedy Corral was the starting point our festival. Almagro and complemented its impressive architectural heritage Building a Baroque, which they took place in the plays in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries and is, day by day, the best preserved of all the Spanish Golden Age.
It should highlight its beautiful Plaza Mayor always with a cheerful atmosphere and its arcades full of local shops where you can buy something as typical, craft as tablecloths made of bobbin lace, wicker chairs or Almagro famous eggplant.
The restaurant is located Scorching Almagro, a charming place, perfect place to enjoy the best grilled meats and Iberian pork beef, Come and enjoy this grill.
Here do not ask Juana la Loca. For the inhabitants of Tordesillas, the queen will I always Juana. Our ancestors lived with her and handed us I was not crazy not broken deeply in love and grief over the death of her husband. Here he lived almost 50 first years he imprisoned his father, Ferdinand, and then your child, Carlos I.
Come and experience the exciting and sad story of the Queen could not reign but never abdicated his title, All the more reason to believe that he was always rope.
It would be a shame to spend a great day in Tordesillas and not enjoy your food, Scorching Restaurant in Astral you can enjoy the best grilled meats, I fell in love the taste of grilled meat.
From Vetones, the first settlers in the 400 a.c., then the Romans, and later it will be a Muslim city that would last 500 years, again in the twelfth century fall into Christian hands, according to legend, by a revolt of Christians who gathered on Mount their clothes and weapons are coated with moss giving the appearance of monsters, thus allowing them reconquer the city. Today you can see them represented "Men of Moss" in the procession of Corpus Christi. Since then Muslims coexisted for centuries, Jews and Christians.
From the city we have 3 km the hamlet of "El Castañar" where in the middle of a forest of oaks and chestnuts the shrine of Our Lady of El Castañar is. And very near the Sanctuary, the bullring of Bejar is located, the oldest in the world, since 1711.
Bejar also features the ski resort of La Covatilla, a perfect place for those who love snow sports, which makes this city a great place to visit also in winter.
Abrasador A Armando Restaurant is located on the square, a perfect grill to enjoy the best grilled meats accompanied by the history of this great place.
El Campello, Alicante
Their 23 km of coastline, the largest of the province of Alicante, They are an oasis for the senses. In this long shore, you'll find, golden beaches such as Muchavista and Carrerlamar give way to gentle coves that appear after Illeta: from Morro Blanc, to the Carritxal. Beaches and coves, All of them, suitable for water sports, they have earned the distinction of blue flags, and the ISO 14.001 for the quality of its waters, services and infrastructure.
The Muchavista Beach is a magnificent beach with an extension of 3300 meters and 80 meters wide, ideal for enjoying bath, sun and water sports such as windsurfing, Besides having an ideal place for walking or running walk through its more of 3 km. Notably in the northwest corner of the racó Zofra where forms a beautiful place where we find small boats resting on the shore.
And for eat? For lunch we find the restaurant Scorching Graná, their views of the beach and the quality of its grilled meats, They make taste the beef and Iberian pork are incredible.
Campo de Criptana, Real city
Criptana field is believed to have been in the Sierra Mills where Cervantes was inspired to tell the most famous adventure of world literature, Donde Quixote against "Los Gigantes". Among the set of mills are located in the Sierra, are the only three mills in the Iberian Peninsula that retain the original structure and machinery of the XVI century, suitable for grinding grain as years back. You can also visit the cave houses that are on the slopes of the Sierra de los Molinos.
Adjacent the mills is the suburb of Albaicin, manchego archetype neighborhood, Arab house with tile and painted white and indigo.
A place of "story" could not miss a decent place to eat legend. Scorching in the saddlebag of Sancho restaurant you can enjoy the best grilled meats place.
of Moorish origin, namely the eighth century. Berchules is located 1330 meters above sea level, It is the third highest village Spain. Because of its geography, especially mountainous, this alpujarreño people It has been adapted to uneven, why their houses are staggered and facing south, to take advantage of the good weather mediterranean. Streets, and winding layout cobblestone, invite you to walk, breathe, calm and tranquility.
In Scorching Restaurante El Cercado, They will make you know and enjoy a good steak, tasting its Iberian pork and beef.
Two sisters, Sevilla
Located on the Guadalquivir river depression, we find this beautiful town, on which we want to emphasize one of its fairs, declared of national interest. We talk about the fair that takes place in May.
Its onset is marked by what he called the dinner "fish", Wednesday night event that takes place before the famous lighting fair, and where attendees tend to show off their finery.
This act is only reserved for members of each house as a twinning, welcome to the show a year. Even though, noteworthy, the fair Dos Hermanas is distinguished precisely by being open character in its hundred booths, and with streets of Albero, more of 40 attractions and stalls 80 horse hitches.
Daily free performances by musical artists of national reputation enjoyed in the Municipal Caseta and, during the weekend, prizes are also awarded to the best booth, best horsewoman and caballista, etc.
also excel in Dos Hermanas other parties like the Pilgrimage of Valme and Easter, both also declared of national tourist interest.
And to finish with a flourish a visit to this beautiful city Sevillana, it is essential to enjoy a good grilled meat at the Restaurante Casa Pedro Abrasador, reference from 1979 in offering a typical cuisine and extensive land.
This celebration takes place on Easter Sunday, If we had to highlight something she would pregón, since it is ironic satirical proclamation of the events in Carcabuey that are what make modern life in the village.
The name of the festival comes from an ancient brotherhood, that the days of Lent were fasting and penance, so from Easter Sunday organized large parties that could last even three days, this is what we now call the Passover of the Moraos, since they wore purple robe.
Notably, the feast of the Aurora, with the election of the queen of the festivities and traditional bull rope during the day 22, 23, 24 Y 25 August and the celebrations of the patron, the Virgen del Castillo, with lunch and popular verbena and the traditional release of heifers through the streets of the village day 6, 7 Y 8 of September.
With all the activities proposed Carcabuey we have to regain strength, the best way is to visit the Scorching Restaurante La Ronda and enjoy one of the best grilled meats.
At nightfall, the city is transformed. Toledo artistic lighting to discover details impossible to see in daylight, while it is representing a strong and firm commitment to the city with sustainability, respect for the environment and energy saving. such iconic buildings as the Cathedral, City Hall, the door hinge or the Castile-La Mancha (XVII century former convent) show its beauty and splendor centenary.
The panoramic view of the city from the area “Valley” It gives the visitor an unforgettable memory of Toledo.
In the cradle of Abrasador, We find two restaurant to enjoy the best Iberian pork and beef, one located on Avenida Europe and one in the street Tendillas, Located in the historic center of Toledo. Enjoy this magnificent city full.
Would highlight two holidays, such as the Moors and Christians and the Mystery of Elche. It is also very visited the vast palm grove, with more than two hundred thousand copies becomes the largest in Europe, which together with the care of ilicitanos, He has managed to be declared a World Heritage Site by Unesco.
The holiday Moor and Christian born as a commemoration to a stage of Muslim power in the Iberian Peninsula and battles alternated power Muslim-Christian. This event takes place opposite the Palace of Altamira and consists of a theatrical performance with several parts that perfectly represent all this historical stage.
The mystery of Elche is a theatrical performance, held in the Basilica of Santa Maria, in which disclosed death, Assumption and Coronation of the Virgin Mary. This work is unique in its genre, since it is the only one preserved until today, Surviving ban Concillo of Trento to represent works in the church and its scenic and musical values.
If we delve a little we found the Scorching Restaurante El Raco de Mama Lola, a perfect grill to enjoy one of the best Iberian pork and beef.
Declared of national tourist interest, It is a complete representation of huertanas traditions linked to the history of the city.
We can highlight the Bando de la Huerta, an explosion of color and joy with their parades of giants and big heads, floats and dancers and marching bands, in this typical work and elements shown Murcia orchard.
Burial of the Sardine, party dating from the nineteenth century, which it is basically a parody of a burial of a sardine, a step for the people. This festival was born as a complaint with the prohibition against eating meat during Lent and burial symbolizes the passage to a period of freedom, where you could do all that was normally prohibited.
But to eat, better than visit the restaurant Scorching Canovas to enjoy the best roast Murcia, enjoy your meat, you will leave happy.
Canet de Mar, Barcelona
With great weather, beach zones over 2 km and all the forests surrounding the town, is Canet de Mar, a modernist place on the coast.
It notes that in this population lived architect, Teacher, cartoonist, political and humanist Lluis Domenech i Montaner, which he gave life to such important works as the Palau de la Musica Catalana and the Palau de Sant Pau and Santa Creu. It is a perfect place to enjoy its architecture.
We can not forget the Castillo de Santa Florentina, dating from the eleventh century and in the sixteenth century joined the lineage “Montaner” It is restored in the late nineteenth century by Luis Domenech i Montaner.
And for modernism, Scorching restaurant dishes La Graella, It is a perfect place to enjoy grilled meat offering Abrasador.
High tops, springs, archaeological sites and monuments together with history and traditions to make this place a charming site.
It holds the peaks of Veleta and Mulhacén, Also note that one can see beautiful places following “The sidewalk star”, from this route we can see the “Rope tresmiles” which they are the highest peaks of Granada, peak Alcazaba, Mulhacen, an old mining and to complete the way we enter the secret cave, which it is an artificial cave made on a large rock.
Also the restaurant we present Scorching Las Lomas, wonderful place to enjoy magnificent views while enjoying the Iberian pork and beef grilled.
The history, the legend of highwaymen, where bullfighters and artists are forged…Ronda make an amazing place.
You can enjoy the Arab medina still retains some of its walls, cross the new bridge and walk around the mall Tajo. It covers part of the Sierra de las Nieves and Sierra de Grazalema. These parks are home to a large wildlife, even with some details that make them unique, as it is the pinsapoo and mountain quejigo.
It also features a theme park dedicated to Mediterranean pasture breeding bull and Andalusian horse.
In a place he could not miss a good place to eat grilled meat, this is found in the Scorching La Carreta Restaurant, Enjoy this perfect grill.
Muela Castle began to be built in the tenth century in the splendor of the Caliphate of Córdoba, It is finished in the thirteenth century by the Knights of the Knights Hospitaller. Today you can visit in one building the remains of three different castles.
This castle was transferred in the year 1183 knights by Alfonso VII, After the fort was lost several times between Christians and Muslims to lie with the Kingdom of Castile.
In this great place we found the Scorching Restaurante La fireplace Turleque, great place to enjoy the best grilled meats.
Genave Bridge, Jaen
With a magnificent natural setting, as much with the Sierra de Segura and Cazorla Natural Park, It is this magnificent village, which has gradually been increasing its tourism.
Notably, the Roman bridge, located on the Guadalimar, river that crosses this locality, the bridge side found an ancient mill, which was very important in the development of the people. They are very striking towers Peñolite of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, located on an escarpment in the stream valley Peñolite.
And lunchtime arrival, Scorching highlight the Restaurante Sierra de Segura, perfect to enjoy a good Iberian pork and beef grilled.
Costa Tropical of Granada, Carchuna
This small coastal town is La Costa Tropical Granada, located between the Costa del Sol of Malaga and the Costa de Almería, perfect to enjoy the tranquility and relaxation that offers this beach and lets us know close places and charming towns:
A few minutes from Carchuna, you can not miss the cliff Calahonda.
Granada, Nazari City only 60 minutes Scorching Don Cactus Restaurant, you can visit the Alhambra, know every corner as the Generalife, Cathedral,... and lose yourself in the streets of the Albaicín.
Sierra Nevada, in less than an hour you can change the towel by skis, and enjoy the mountain's altitude of the Iberian Peninsula.
La Alpujarra, Poqueira Gorge, Pampaneira, Bubión, Capileira, Fuente Agria, Board of Rivers, Trevélez, are some of the towns that compose.
Ideal to learn the customs of yesteryear Grenadine saw and lose yourself in the trails enjoying nature.
Salobreña, The main population center is nestled in a rock topped by a Moorish castle.
Almuñécar, worth visiting tropical bird park, Park Majuelo Botanical Garden, old town, etc.
And lunchtime arrival, we want to know the best grilled meats hand Scorching Don Cactus Restaurant, where you will enjoy the best grill area.
Located in the Valle del Jerte, we find the town of Navaconcejo, a place surrounded by nature, precious nooks and crannies where you can lose.
Formerly it was also composed of people of Peñahorcada, but a rise of Rio Jerte destroyed the town and the inhabitants moved to Navaconcejo. We can visit several gorges and several natural areas, among them we can highlight the throat of hell and throat of Nogaleas.
We navaconcejo have to eat at the restaurant Scorching Rio Jerte, wonderful place to enjoy grilled meat while relaxing with nature.
In this suburb we can enjoy a myriad of leisure and culture.
We can find for sightseeing Castle Villaviciosa, its construction dates from the fifteenth century by the counts of chinchón, was downing 1521 and in 1538 He turned rebuild changing one of the towers and making it different from the others. Can visit, but in order group subscriptions.
We can also enjoy large parks such as the regional park Soto and the middle course of the Guadarrama river and its surroundings, perfect places to walk around and have a good time.
Here we find the restaurant Scorching Rainbow, Wonderful place to eat a good steak grilled Iberian pork and beef.
Ruidera, Ossa de Montiel, Albacete
We arrived at the lagoons of Ruidera, the turquoise paradise, a place where you fall in love instantly see, a place you always want to return.
It has several waterfalls, many gaps, Rochafrida apart Castle and reservoir Peñarroya Castle and the Cave of Montesinos. This great place has many activities that make a day in the lagoons of Ruidera is something great and fun.
Within this great place we found the restaurant Scorching Los Batanes, to complete this great experience it is best to enjoy a good grilled meat in this lovely Abrasador.
A great place with lots of history, thanks to the remains found, Illescas know that leads inhabited since prehistoric times, all this data we know thanks to the remains found at the site of Cerrón also indicate that was populated in Roman times.
It consists of a palace built in Moorish times with some fortifications that were taken by Alfonso VI who later Bishop of Toledo dono.
Illescas came to lose favor Real, after being a playground for the same, war of the Communities.
Lunchtime arrival, we have no doubt, Illescas the best place is the restaurant Scorching Capri, a perfect place to enjoy the best grilled meat.
Come up with this perfect place for leisure, filled with sites which enjoy a very good day it becomes very easy.
Torrelodones is part of two major tourist routes, the imperial route and castles. Among all the services and activities offered at this place, Casino Gran Madrid stands, build in 1981.
We can also see the Atalaya Castle Torrelodones, Dating back to being the IX and XI centuries. It is one of the best preserved Muslim watchtowers time
In this great place we can enjoy a good steak, Scorching Zeppelin Restaurant, perfect place to eat a good grilled meat.
His good demographic situation, climate that offers its ancient villas and beautiful gardens filled, make Navajas receive tourists from the eighteenth century, which it is not surprising given the charm of this small town in the region of Alto Palancia Castellonense.
We can highlight the Parish Church Virgen de la Luz, built in the eighteenth century dedicated to Immaculate Conception and has a nice dressing room dedicated to the Virgen de la Luz, patron of the place. Tower of Altomira, 5 building plants ending with battlements that make the shape of a crown.
If we refer to nature, We can not leave without visiting the famous Olmo, a tree planted in 1636 with 14 meters high or jumping bride, a wonderful place located in the Palancia river where the waterfall is also Armband, a waterfall of 60 meters high.
This beautiful Torre takes its name Scorching Restaurant Altomira, a perfect grill to enjoy a wonderful grilled meat Navajas.
Our next stop is Villacañas, a place with a lot of architectural interest, which can not miss if we are in this beautiful place.
It has several hermitages, each more interesting, we can highlight the chapel of Christ the eighteenth century in neoclassical style, the hermitage of San Roque built in 1835 in style of folk architecture and the hermitage of the virgin conception dating from the sixteenth century, with a popular style.
It should also enhance the ethnographic museum silo, a house dug into the ground, due to lack of financial resources in the eighteenth century, this property emerges, dug by hand by a journeyman, which only needed a peak, a shovel and lime to build a place to live.
In this pretty village, Scorching we find the Restaurante El Capricho de los Torres, a wonderful place to enjoy a great grilled meat.
Villarrubia de los Ojos, Real city
We stop along the way in this beautiful land of Ciudad Real, which gets the name of the blonde color Villarrubia terrain. Place after the reconquest stand and where Sanchez-Jijon brothers founded the oldest cattle ranch fighting bulls in Spain, thus creating, the “caste jijona”.
It is a place to get lost among all its hermitages and parishes, each more charming, Noteworthy in this place the clock tower and the Museum of Agriculture, where we can see and farming tools and everyday objects, some with more than 300 years old that are conserved in perfect condition.
We are in this place with the Scorching Mirador Restaurant de la Mancha, a wonderful place to enjoy a good steak grilled Iberian pork and beef.
Callosa de Segura, Alicante
We can say it is a place with a long history, since the first known site dating from the Bronze Age and attached to the Argaric, which is considered the first metallurgical civilization of the Iberian Peninsula.
With a large number of places to visit, in highlighting their hermitages and churches, some of which are from the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. We should also mention the Castle of Callosa, known as “the Castillico”, which is located in the Sierra de Callosa, It is from the Islamic period and is listed as cultural interest.
One of the things you can not miss is the living representation of the Passion of Christ. And as a curiosity we can tell, the protagonist who plays Christ is Javier Amoros, Scorching Niagara's restaurant owner and Restaurante Morote.
To enjoy a good grilled meat, We found the restaurant Scorching Nigara's, a magnificent steakhouse that does not disappoint.
This magnificent village has a special charm, thanks to its mills and castle, antiquity showing that counts Consuegra.
Castle building is located in the tenth century, during the Caliphate of Córdoba. In the year 1097 Diego Rodriguez dies, son of El Cid, during the Battle of Consuegra, happened to be Muslim two years until these, in 1099 They were finally withdrawn from Consuegra.
Mills from the nineteenth century, although there is one that comes from the sixteenth century, There are some who still have all the original machinery, Another is an exhibition of wines , one of them has an exhibition of handicrafts Toledana, which makes them all something worth visiting for leisure and history of Consuegra.
In the square of Spain, We found the restaurant Scorching cinnamon and lemon, a great place to enjoy a good steak grilled Iberian pork and beef.
We have come to the land of conquerors, place from where Francisco Pizarro, conqueror of Peru, which we see honored in the town square with a statue and Francisco Orellana, discoverer of the Amazon.
If it is worth noting a time Trujillo, we highlight the average age, leaving us in this population the castle, Arabas as they built the fortress in the ninth and tenth centuries, the castle was built in the thirteenth century. It was a walled city, which we can still see four of the seven gates that had: Gate of Triumph, from Santiago, de la Vera Cruz and Coria.
We also have the house museum and the palace Pizarro Pizarro Orellana, in honor of these two discoverers of which we spoke earlier .
In the Plaza Mayor, Scorching have the restaurant Corral Del Rey, a spectacular place in which to enjoy a good grilled meat is something you can not miss.
Júcar riverside and Huecar, we found this beautiful city, declared world heritage, It is a place where getting lost is incredible.
We can enjoy the cathedral, the hanging houses and ancient stone streets are calling to enjoy all the history that counts here.
The story begins in terraced houses 1565, since this year the painter Anton van den Wyngaerde onto its box “Cuenca from east”. Today only remains a small part of them, But it is more than enough to drop by and contemplate why Cuenca.
And after tourism, better than taste good grilled meat in Embid Finca Restaurant located next to Cuenca.
Located in the valley of Valderredible, we find Polientes, a place flowing with nature at every step, the Ebro to its passage by the municipality, make stroll along its paths is something unique, To which we add that we can enjoy the Ebro River Park.
The town is around the Plaza de la Olmeda, which it is the nineteenth century, We add to this the house of José Casado and entnográfico Museum Polientes, in which traits that make us know better the culture of this wonderful place are preserved.
In nature we find the restaurant Scorching Cantabria, a quiet place to enjoy a wonderful grilled meat.
Pozuelo de Alarcón, Madrid
Pozuelo known as a place in which to spend a great day, If we talk about entertainment, as it has many places to spend a pleasant and entertaining time, such are cinemas, restaurants, parks, bares…
We do not know is that it is a place where life remains the oldest in the world found, I pass the average age being home to great personages of the time and which owes its name to, in 1632 It was sold to the Alarcon family, giving this name to the municipality.
After many economic progress, the passage of the civil war was devastating Pozuelo de Alarcon and returned to an era of poverty as he had earlier centuries, which he got out and today is one of the cities with the highest per capita income in Spain.
And great place there must always be a great restaurant, I speak of the Scorching Restaurante El Abuelito, where you can eat a wonderful grilled meat Iberian pork and beef.
Murcia in its history has characterized by having only one bridge to cross the river Segura, the bridge Old or Hazards. It was built in the mid-eighteenth century to the twentieth century the city had no need that the other bridges were built that holds to date, there are five.
Each bridge is constructed differently and with varied materials: from stone, concrete or iron up glass, Recently. However, the "most wanted" by the murcianos it is the first one, Old bridge given its long history and productivity.
Murcia town has up to three footbridges to cross the river Segura today. The Manterola, designed by engineer Javier Manterola; New Bridge, which has It has been closed to traffic ago and has become pedestrian zone; and bridge Calatrava or Vistabella, work built by architect Santiago Calatrava.
However, Murcia also has several viaducts for traffic as the pioneer Old Bridge or Dangers, Miguel Caballero gateway, Bridge Hospital and the Fica. a gateway Manterola and Calatrava were built decades ago and unite, respectively, the Carmen district with the town and the Infante Juan Manuel with Vistabella.
Old Bridge or Dangers
The Old Bridge is so called because it is the oldest Murcia. This was begun in 1718 and it was completed in 1742. The name of Hazard was given because in the end that connects with the Barrio del Carmen a small temple was built dedicated to the Virgen de los Peligros. They have everything who had to cross the river protection invoked by the fear of terrible floods that caused the Segura passing through Murcia.
Iron Bridge New Year
It is the second bridge that He built in the city. It is called New as opposed to "old". The increased traffic of carts, galleys and luxury carriages, and the need to connect both banks of the river It led to this bridge project 1894 which it was completed in 1903. East iron bridge was built in the fashion imposed by the Eiffel Tower, Raised in Paris 1889 for the Universal Exhibition. As the beams no They put up with the amount of traffic today, since 2003, once refurbished by engineer and architect Javier Manterola, It is exclusively pedestrian.
Called Fica to placed next to where the International Fair of the Conserva was and Feeding (STAY), space where currently rises and the Auditorium Center Victor Villegas Congress. This is the third bridge in Antique city. The design and layout are born in 1965 to growth southern districts of the city and circulatory problems in that area far from the only two existing bridges at the time. It was built by the old MOPU (Ministry of development) between 1967 Y 1969, provechando the new channeling the urban stretch of the Segura River that affected the area.
Miguel Caballero Bridge
It's a concrete bridge built in 1970 and armed which it rests on three cylindrical central pillars. bears Miguel Caballero name, the engineer and mayor of the time in which he erected. It is also known as the Hammer Bridge, to lead the most protruding part of the Bishop's Palace.
Bridge Hospital or Calatrava
known since 1973 as a bridge of the hospital (to be located opposite the former Red Cross, current Reina Sofia), now it is known as Calatrava bridge. This name is due to architect Santiago Calatrava, that between 1994 Y 1999 reformed, at the request of town hall, aging infrastructure, now a modern infrastructure made of glass and steel, with two lateral passages for vehicles and an area central pedestrian. Une neighborhoods Murcia Vistabella and Infante.
Malecón walkway or Manterola
Also twentieth century, specifically 1997, Gateway is the curve that the engineer Javier Navarro Manterola designed to join the two banks of Segura, in the Malecon area and the Barrio del Carmen with Veronicas and Almudí. Its design resembles a boat with a mast of 30 meter high that go together 45 steel braces, of the thirty hold the base and fifteen counterweight act between the structure and the artificial island, formed in the riverbed, in which he placed the said mast.
Santiago Calatrava is also the author of another step over the River Segura, the pedestrian walkway Vistabella, what connects this district with the Infant. Follow your usual and repetitive design suspenders and flat glass, due to moisture problems and slip for pedestrians, It has had to cope with a "carpet" vinyl.
Meanwhile I walk along the bridges, is always a golden opportunity to visit the restaurant Scorching Canovas, performing murcianos excellent rice and food huertana, and also it has specialties grilled meat, all own parenting and excellences Local cuisine.
special menu to celebrate the big day of the Spring Festival of Murcia
Bread with sobrasada
Inlay assortment of land (morcón, sausage, kid, head, etc…)
Coleslaw with orange and paprika
Iberian pork pot
Rice and vegetables from the garden
PRICE: 20€ (p / p IVA incl.)
Children's menu: home-made croquettes, chicken breast patty, soda and dessert. Entrance to playground. Price: 10€
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Valentine Dinner Dance on Saturday 16 February with the orchestra “Murphy's Law”
cooked shrimp Bay of Cadiz
Octopus cake with praline and pistachio dust
Croquette Berenjena, gorgonzola and walnuts with green apple pipette
Assortment of Iberian
Salad individual passion
Cod confit flavored with hot coals on
murciano bed pisto
Tournedos of Iberian pork loin on parmentier
of mashed boniato
Price: 35€ (YES pax incl.)