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This beach town is notable for its combination of history and fun, offering a wealth of historic relics and a lively atmosphere.

Alicante is a city and port in Spain on the Costa Blanca. It is a historic Mediterranean port. Amongst the most notable features of the city are the Castle of Santa Barbara, which sits high above the city, and the port of Alicante. The latter was the subject of bitter controversy in 2006–2007 as residents battled, successfully, to keep it from being changed into an industrial estate. The Santa Barbara castle is situated on Mount Benacantil, overlooking the city. The tower (La Torreta) at the top, is the oldest part of the castle, while part of the lowest zone and the walls were constructed later in the 18th century.
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  • Estación del Norte de Valencia, obra del arquitecto Demetrio Ribes
  • Artemision Zeus or Poseidon, c. 460 B.C.E.
  • Calpe Beach
  • Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Alicante
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  • Alicante Cathedral
   

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