Murcia, Spain

City of Murcia, Province of Murcia, Spain

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  • Daylight Saving Time began: Sunday 29 March 2020  01:00 GMT. Clocks went forward one hour.
  • Daylight Saving Time ends: Sunday 25 October 2020  01:00 GMT. Clocks go back one hour.

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City of Murcia, Spain

Murcia , a city in south east Spain, is the capital and most populous city ofthe Autonomous Community of the Region of Murcia, and the seventh largest cityin the country. It is located on the Segura River, in the South east of theIberian Peninsula, noted by a mild climate with hot summers, tepid winters andscarce precipitation. Murcia-San Javier Airport  is located on the edge ofthe Mar Menor close to the towns of San Javier and Santiago de la Ribera, 45kilometres south east of Murcia. There is also an airport in the neighbouringcity of Alicante.

The Cathedral of the Diocese of Cartagena (based in Murcia) was built between1394 and 1465 in the Castilian Gothic style. Its tower was completed in 1792 andshows a blend of architectural styles. The first two stories were built in theRenaissance style (1521–1546), while the third is Baroque. The bell pavilionexhibits both Rococo and Neoclassical influences. The main façade (1736–1754) isconsidered a masterpiece of the Spanish Baroque style.

The Holy Week procession hosted by the city is among the most famous throughoutall of Spain. This traditional festival portrays the events which lead up to andinclude the Crucifixion according to the New Testament. Life-sized,finely-detailed sculptures by Francisco Salzillo (1707–1783) are removed fromtheir museums and carried around the city in elegant processions amid flowersand, at night, candles, pausing at stations which are meant to re-enact thefinal moments before the crucifixion of Jesus.

Nearest airport: Murcia-San Javier Airport

City of Murcia Spain, official website: www.murcia.es

Spain Holidays
DateHoliday
08/15/2020Asunción de la Virgen
10/12/2020Día de la Hispanidad
11/01/2020Todos los Santos
12/06/2020Día de la constitución Española
12/08/2020La Inmaculada Concepción
12/25/2020Navidad
01/01/2021Año nuevo
01/06/2021Epifanía del Señor

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