"MURCIA" Top 5 Page for this destination Murcia by Hosell

Murcia Travel Guide: 89 reviews and 198 photos


MURCIA,is an autonomous region located Southeast of Spain,it has an extension of 11,321 sq Km.

This region former a Moorish Kingdom in the past,and also was settle by the Cartaghinians,who founded on (3d cent. BC) the port of Cartago Nova,(now it is called Cartagena) and is the second most important city in the region.

Although all this region is one of driest and hottest places in Europe,a irrigation system (datinfg from Moorish times) and a few very fertile valleys,specially on the Segura River, permit the grow of citrics and other fruits,vegetables,olives,grains,
grapes.For this reason this region is also known for the Europe's Orchard,and is one of most important things for the economy of the region.Lately a lot of inmigrant people mostly from Morocco and a few countries in Latin America are coming to Murcia to work collecting the fruits.Most of these people are integrated now into the way of life in the region of Murcia.

The city and Capital of region Murcia,is a medium size city with a population of 325,000 people,is a very nice city to see and has some very good places to see in the city.I'll show you some of the best and must see in the city on that page!.

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:Great City and People!
  • Cons:Nothing!
  • In a nutshell:Welcome to Murcia!!
  • Last visit to Murcia: Apr 2005
  • Intro Updated Apr 15, 2005
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  • Aitana's Profile Photo
    Nov 19, 2010 at 11:57 AM

    Hola Manuel. Me gusta tu página de Murcia. Es una ciudad bonita pero siempre voy por trabajo y no me puedo pasear!

  • traveldave's Profile Photo
    Feb 23, 2007 at 2:36 PM

    I enjoyed traveling with you to Murcia. The flowering trees looked especially beautiful.

  • matcrazy1's Profile Photo
    Jul 29, 2005 at 3:35 PM

    Beautiful pictures in travelogues, good info, great restaurant tip. Excuse, I skipped Murcia on my way to Morocco and back but I visited many cool places around.

  • Tayto's Profile Photo
    May 8, 2005 at 8:39 AM

    Great ino on Murcia ...I will be visiting there at the end of May. I was there last Oct and saw some of the things you mention but look forward to doing more.

  • deecat's Profile Photo
    Apr 23, 2005 at 11:22 AM

    Manuel, what wonderful travelogues. Captivating photographs and enticing commentary for lovely Murcia. Valuable tips with helpful information. You are quite observant and thoughtful in your perceptiveness.

  • globetrott's Profile Photo
    Apr 14, 2005 at 2:33 PM

    an interesting page & nice pics, Manuel ! Thanks for sharing !


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