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Hellin

Country: Spain
State: Comunidad Autonoma de Castilla-La Mancha
City: Hellin
Type of Location: Multiple
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Places to Visit
How to Reach

By Roads
 
  A-30 motorway from Murcia.
  N-301 Madrid-Cartagena.
  CM-412 communicates with Almansa and the A-31.
  CM-313 communicates with the Sierra de Alcaraz and Andalusia.
  A-47 communicates with the Sierra del Segura.

By Railway

The town has a railway station of the Madrid-Cartagena-Murcia and Albacete.Project is in extending the season with a terminal for loading and unloading of goods.

Key places to visit
The Parish Church of Santa Maria de la Asuncion, The Convent of the Franciscan Fathers, The Regional Museum, Hellin Easter, Corpus Christi, Shrine of Our Lady of the Rosary

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Places to Visit

The Parish Church of Santa Maria de la Asuncion

Construction began on the year 1499, the first church of columnar type of the entire Diocese of Cartagena . Note that does not offer cruise and instead internally ships are perfectly defined and separated by a cylindrical supports. The chapel is built with five drapes and starry. The construction of the side chapels corresponding to different times, with most any Gothic Renaissance. The outer cover is simple and well designed, with input hollow lintels and without any top section, date its construction in the late sixteenth or early seventeenth centuries. The tower next to the head has a shot eighteenth century baroque.

The Convent of the Franciscan Fathers

The temple has a single nave, with some Gothic vaults. Recently recovered three arches located in the side access, which may be the seventeenth century. The cloister, from the late sixteenth century, is square and Renaissance solutions. At the head of the temple, a rococo-transparent dressing room the years 1760-1770, with plant-centered octagonal dome of starry aspect and rich decoration with plasterwork gilded rococo. The pavement type Valencia, offers hunting scenes and framed by rock gardens. In the temple retains Dolorosa Francisco Salzillo and a copy of the owner, the Conception, also housed.

The Regional Museum

The Bullfighting Museum hemp, which shows a journey through the history Hellín bullfighting highlights the model of the bullring, and soon the Holy Week Museum and drum .

Hellin Easter

Hellin Easter is the set of acts performed in the town of Hellin , Albacete during Holy Week . It has been declared International Tourist Festival , being with the Holy Week in Cuenca the only region to have this distinction.

Corpus Christi

The Corpus is one of the parties is evolving more Over the last few years. The carpets of sawdust, careful preparation and every year with better designs, covering the entire career of the Blessed Sacrament procession, escorted by the children who have taken communion that year. Taking will enhance the development of altars. Therefore, the June 13, 2009 was declared of Regional Tourist Interest.

Shrine of Our Lady of the Rosary

The Shrine of Our Lady of the Rosary is located in Castle Hill and within the town of Hellin . Its origin is in an old chapel Mudejar that is built after the Reconquista. The current building is the result of reconstruction carried out in the first half of the eighteenth century and late nineteenth century. At the time Baroque are the niche, crypt and part of the temple, the nineteenth-century eclecticism are the facade, the steeple and the organization of the plane with its cover and fence.
 

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