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Lorca is the third most populated city in the Murcia region, inhabited by approximately 90,000 citizens throughout its very large municipal extension (the second largest in Spain after Cáceres. Placed inland, it's a baroque and renaissance city overlooked by its Castle. Its Holy Week processions are renowned, just like its Lorca Rock Festival, also celebrated yearly.


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  • Lorca castle (also known as the Fortress of the Sun)
  • Ex collegiate church of Saint Patrick (San Patricio in Spanish)
  • Plaza de España square, and the Town Hall
  • Calle Corredera, the main pedestrian street of the city
  • The Casino
  • The Guevara Palace
  • Archaeological Museum
  • The Alameda boulevard
  • Mount Calvary, a scenic viewpoint
  • Porche de San Antonio, a remaining tower of the former citadel
  • The Guerra Theatre
  • Huerto Ruano country house






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