Jardín Floridablanca


The classic, small but beautiful Jardín Floridablanca has several magnificent banyan trees distinctive for their massive spread of thick woody roots, as well as jacarandas, cypress trees, palms, rose bushes and shady benches, plenty of them, for contemplating the view.

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1. Museo de la Ciencia y del Agua

0.18 MILES

Near the river, this former water deposit is one for the children. Although everything’s in Spanish, this small hands-on science museum has plenty of…

2. Palacio Episcopal

0.21 MILES

Flanking the cathedral, the exuberant rococo facade of this mid-18th-century bishops' palace is a striking and colourful landmark in the centre of Murcia…

3. Catedral de Santa María

0.24 MILES

Murcia’s cathedral was built in 1394 on the site of a mosque. The initial Gothic architecture was given a playful baroque facelift in 1748, with a…

4. Museo Catedralicio

0.25 MILES

The cathedral museum displays religious artefacts but is most striking for the excavations on display: the remains of an 11th-century Moorish dwelling and…

5. Murcia Parque

0.28 MILES

A large park and botanical garden, Murcia Parque lies just west of the Puente del Malecón footbridge and is replete with leafy splendour.

6. Real Casino de Murcia

0.33 MILES

Murcia’s resplendent casino first opened as a gentlemen’s club in 1847. Painstakingly restored to its original glory, the building is a fabulous…

7. Museo de Bellas Artes

0.53 MILES

An inviting, light gallery devoted to Spanish artists. Much is mediocre, but the 2nd-floor Siglo de Oro gallery has two fabulous Murillos – a Crucifixion…

8. Museo Salzillo


Located in the baroque chapel of Ermita de Jesús, this well-laid-out space is devoted to Murcian sculptor Francisco Salzillo (1707–83). Highlights are his…