Castle Santa Barbara

Castle Santa Barbara

A visit to the Santa Bárbara  Castle is highly recommended.

The Santa Barbara Castle is located in the center of the city of Alicante on Mount Benacantil, rocky mass of 166 meters bordering the altitude of the sea.Its location gave it an enormous strategic value because they could see the whole bay of Alicante and its surrounding land.

Such is its importance that during the 20th century it was declared a Monument of Historic and Artistic Importance and a Site of Cultural Interest. From Postiguet Beach the mountain resembles a face, called “the face of the Moor” and is an icon of the city of Alicante.

The Museum of the city in Santa Barbara´s Castle “MUSA”, housed in the Castle itself, was include to his cultural oer and it explains in five theme
rooms the history of the city of Alicante and their  inhabitants.

Access to the castle is via an elevator, walk, in TURIBUS or car.

Opening hours: The castle is open 7 days a week
Phone: +34 965 162 128

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