The Region of Murcia, an autonomous community within the country of Spain, is located in the middle of Andalusia and Valencia Communities. Among Murcia’s cities include Murcia, Caravaca de la Cruz, Cartagena, Cehegín, La Manga, and Lorca.
What to see & do
When within the region of Murcia, the places to visit include Mar Menor, Cathedral of Murcia, Segura, Terra Natura, and Estadio Nueva Condomina, among others. The Cathedral Church of Saint Mary in Murcia, also known as Iglesia Catedral de Santa María en Murcia, or Cathedral of Murcia, is the only cathedral currently in use in Spain, by the Roman Catholic Diocese of Cartagena within the country. With a mainly Gothic interior, the cathedral has around 25 bells, including, but are not limited to, The Bell of the Spells, La Catalana, The Bell of Prayer, La Fuensanta, The Conception, La Segundilla, and The greater or Agueda-Martillo, which is the cathedral’s main bell. The bells within the cathedral come from around 17th to 18th century and are also used as warning during catastrophic events like floods and wars, and are also rung during various celebratory events and festivities. Terra Natura comprises of two zoo theme park, and aqua parks, namely Terra Natura Benidorm, Terra Natura Murcia, and Aqua Natura.