In the Plenary Hall highlights the polychrome stained glass Maumejean, representing the Cantigas of Alfonso X, the Virgin of Arrixaca, the Virgin of the Fuensanta and coat of Murcia. Right, the Banner Real, privilege granted by Alfonso X in 1266 and later confirmed by Felipe II: On the side (not in the image) showcases two historic flags are preserved. The current was made to commemorate the coronation of Charles IV in 1789. The Banner represented the King in solemn ceremonies and was conducted by Thomas Marquis master embroiderer Frusía. Not in the image: To the left is the banner of the Colonel, born in the War of Independence against the French by the 10th Battalion of the Reserve of the Province of Murcia. It was made by the master Pantaleon Furriol in 1808.
"Licor 43 is a Spanish liqueur (Cartagena, Region of Murcia), golden color, made, according to legend, from 43 different citrus fruits and spices of the Mediterranean. It tastes sweet, and very versatile, varying greatly depending on the mixture with which it is made. Contains 31% ethyl alcohol by volume.
Licor 43 is the best selling Spanish liqueur in the world." (Source: Licor 43)
Since last year (2014), the factory and museum can be visited. In fact, it is having great success and has been visited in its first eight months open to the public for more than 8000 people, mostly from outside Spain. 70% of them are British and the rest are Germans, Dutch, French and Spanish. This year will be multiply that number, because only from March to May will pass 15,000 Austrian. And hundreds of cruisers will be added that the company expects to receive from mid-2015.
This is one of those streets that often go unnoticed, but it has very beautiful buildings. Very close to the Cathedral of Murcia (the tower is in the background).
The origin of Frenería name: The Frenería was a specialist in the manufacture of products of military trousseau trade. The name derives from the brakes: metal tools that are tied to the reins and placed in the nose of the horses.
I suppose, like other streets of Murcia whose name had its origin in the office in which there was, this street too.
At Gloriette/Square of Spain.
"The Glorieta of Murcia (Murcia, Spain), officially known as Glorieta of Spain or Square of Spain, is one of the highlights of this Spanish city urban spaces. Situated in the old part of the city, is a pedestrian plaza, tourist centre of Murcia because it has its major office buildings of civil and ecclesiastical power, as the Town Hall and the Episcopal Palace.
It was in the eighteenth century when performed early works that shaped this square. This is an open landscaped with flowers, palm trees and fountains space. Joining them have been placing, over time, various statues and artistic monuments that make this square in a reference point." (Source: Wikipedia)
During Christmas season, there are mini free concerts by the downtown area of the city of Murcia. Pop, rock, and classical music. In the picture, concert metals (Christmas classics songs and classical music), installed on stage in front of the main facade of the Cathedral of Murcia.
Today is the most classical Theme Day of the CityDailyPhoto community: Best Photo of the Year.
After revisiting the last year of my blog, I find some photos that (for me) could be the best of the year. First I had to thought if i had to select a finding photo or a frame that find to me. At the end, I have chosen that photo because it is dificult to obtain the same frame in a future.
My other selections are:
- 1 A loving picture of old lovers on a beach
- 2 The most pictured tower of Murcia
- 3 A beauty hidden natural place at Region of Murcia
- 4 The Birds: a different framed way to capture a church
- 5 Playing with b&w to obtain an old picture
- 6 A picture to show the effort to obtain whatever you want
- 7 Maybe the photo that I love more on 2014
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 ...