Albarracin: Basic information of the municipality. Municipality. Province Teruel. Aragon manages it.

Albarracin: Basic information of the municipality Teruel. Aragon.


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Municipality Albarracin covers an area of 452,7 Km2
It is located 36 Km. from Teruel
Situado a una altitud de 1171 m
In 1996 had a population of 1061 inhabitants

Ayuntamiento de Albarracin

Plaza Mayor, 1
Phone: +34 978700400


September 8 to 14

Situation Map of municipality Albarracin within Aragon
The municipality Albarracin belongs to the shire (comarca) of Sierra de Albarracin

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Just thirty-eight kilometers separate this beautiful city of Teruel.
It was called in the Visigothic period Santa Maria de Oriente.
  It is a typical and charmingly medieval villa.
Albarracin wall 1

More than visiting its most remarkable buildings, it is convenient to stroll through its streets and squares, picturesque alleys bordered by stately homes built with stone extracted from its nearby mountains, emblazoned and decorated with artistic grilles, latticework and overhangs.
Albarracin on the river

Their houses hanging on the meanders of the Guadalaviar are of great showiness.

Albarracin typical houses Albarracin panoramic view 7

La ciudad está amurallada.

Albarracin walls

Both the Cathedral and the Church of Santa Maria are Renaissance.
  The Cathedral contains a magnificent altarpiece under the invocation of San Pedro; its treasure consists of flamenco tapestries from the 16th century and valuable jewels.

Albarracin panoramic view 9

An extraordinary work for its rarity is the Christ of the Dominicans, of Filipino origin, which represents the tree of life.

The Alcazar and the "Torre del Andador" belong to the beginning of the 11th century.

Photographic collection about Albarracin

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