This panoramic view is the port of Cartagena. This is a natural port of type: military, fishing, commercial, passenger, and sports.
This has been the gateway to the founding of the city of Cartagena in 227 BC by the Phoenicians (Carthaginians). Then it would be taken by the Roman Empire.
In Cartagena have been remnants of past civilizations, such as the Punic wall and Roman theater.
Besides being a commercial port throughout its history, has been linked to the army creating a Military Arsenal that is still active, besides being the headquarters of Spanish Navy submarines.
Today is one of the largest commercial and industrial ports in Spain thanks to its Escombreras basin also starting to emerge in the market for cruise ships, this time thanks to the basin of Cartagena.
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 ...