Aragon > Teruel > Albarracin
It 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
Plaza Mayor, 1
44100 ALBARRACIN (TERUEL)
Phone: +34 978700400
September 8 to 14
The municipality Albarracin belongs to the shire (comarca) of Sierra de Albarracin
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.
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.
Their houses hanging on the meanders of the Guadalaviar are of great showiness.
La ciudad está amurallada.
Both the Cathedral and the Church of Santa Maria are Renaissance.
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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