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"The ancient name of Sitges was..." Spain Things to Do Tip by quique1961

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The ancient name of Sitges was SUBUR, a roman name as they were the first in giving a name to the ibers that lived there in the past in the middle age there was a castle and an important church that still stands.
Many houses are made with doors or windows belonging to middle age time, in the 18th and early 19th century was an opportunity for the people not rich in town and they all emigrated to the island of Cuba, and stay for many years, and a lot of them made there a lot of money and decided to return to Sitges, but very rich. They built magnificent houses and palaces to show off their power, but the fact is that there are dozens and dozens of artistic houses that now mostly are private hotels or guest houses.

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  • Written Sep 7, 2002
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