A picture to tell two stories. First, statue of Cardinal Belluga (1662-1743). On February 9, 1705 Felipe V appointed him bishop of the diocese of Cartagena and, later, Viceroy and Captain General of the kingdoms of Murcia and Valencia. Pope Clement XI appointed him Cardinal on November 29, 1719. Cardinal Belluga carried out substantial work in the city of Murcia and in the district of Vega Baja del Segura, where he promoted the colonization of new lands, the establishment of population centers, the significant improvement of schools, the creation of the Seminar theologians, sanitation of wetlands, construction of houses, hospitals and hospice and many other projects evangelists.
In the background, an exhibition hall of the CAM, with the exhibition: Picasso Mediterranean. The exhibition "Picasso Mediterraneo" features prints, ceramics and illustrated books of the artist from Malaga through which present various aspects of Mediterranean culture, their ways, products, history and historical heritage. The exhibition runs through November 18, 2010. Hours: Tuesday through Saturday from 11-14h and 16-21h. Sundays and holidays from 11-14h.
Both are in the Glorieta de España, near the town hall and the episcopal palace.
Siguiendo la corriente de la comunidad CityDailyPhoto, me he propuesto dejar en este blog fotos de Murcia, como forma de mostrar al mundo qué joya de ciudad y de provincia tenemos. Agradecer al creador de ParisDailyPhoto su gran idea de mostrar la ciudad de uno mismo desde otro punto de vista. Following the tide of community CityDailyPhoto, I proposed to leave in this blog photos of Murcia, as a way to show to the world what a jewel of city and province we have. Thanks to the creator of ParisDailyPhoto for his great idea to show the city of oneself from another angle.
The Region of Murcia is located in the southeastern of Spain, between Andalusia (west), Castilla-La Mancha (North), Valencia (East) and the Mediterranean Sea (South).
The city of Murcia is the capital of the Region. Other major cities are: Cartagena, Lorca, Caravaca de la Cruz, Jumilla, Yecla, Bullas, Mazarrón, Aguilas ...