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Things to do in Sagunto

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Churches in Sagunto
Church of El Salvador
Churches in Sagunto
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The top 34 attractions in Sagunto

Castles in Sagunto
The Castle of Sagunto
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The Castle of Sagunto offers a pleasant walk along its ancient walls. Leave your car and begin at the train station. You won't find any posted indications, so use the walls as a reference. After walking through the pleasant little town, there is a local trail that takes you around to the wall and the ancient Roman amphitheater, which has been renovated. The wall is stunning, and the walk very nice, though someone has littered part of the grounds. Once you reach the amphitheater, walk down to Sagunto and enjoy the streets and Cathedral, with a festive atmosphere.
Historical Monuments in Sagunto
Sagunto Roman Theatre
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Last visited in 1999, Sagunto is beautiful with a stately air, perfect for a romantic-minded group of friends. The castle and the Roman amphitheater make for an unforgettable experience. Walking through the ruins of the castle, you can feel the memories of medieval times and past lives. Be transported back in time and imagine armored knights joining their swords in bloody battle. The Museum of Printing and the Monastery of Santa Maria de El Puig are also worth visiting.
Of Touristic Interest in Sagunto
Camp de Morvedre
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It is a region made up of several towns with interesting resources, starting with Sagunto, the capital. You can visit the Arab baths in Torres; the tower in Benavites, the Castle of Beselga in Estivella, the house of Lluis Guarner in Benifario; or you can hike in Font de Quart; el Garbí, Santo Espíritu in Gilet
Villages in Sagunto
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Museums in Sagunto
Sagunto Historic Museum (MUHSAG)
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What most caught my attention about this museum is its interesting collection of Roman objects from everyday life: needles, hooks, dice, skylights, etc. There are also inscribed with Hebrew characters and Iberian mosaics and sculptures. One of the most important works is the Toro Iberian limestone sculpture of the fourth century BC. This collection has been declared a National Monument since 1962. The museum is in an old medieval market and entrance is free
Churches in Sagunto
Church of El Salvador
The church's Gothic style is primitive and its construction dates from the thirteenth century, when James I sent Murviedo to repopulate the area. Recently, during archaeological investigations, the foundations of an earlier church were discovered, possibly that of the San Juan commissioned by El Cid.
Of Cultural Interest in Sagunto
The Juderish
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Access to Jewry is via a door located in the Castle, known since the fifteenth century as "the Sang Portalet". Following the expulsion of the Jews, the synagogue was occupied by the Brotherhood of the Pure Blood. The Jews lived there until they were expelled by the Catholic Monarchs in 1492.
Squares in Sagunto
Main Square
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As the commercial and cultural center of medieval Saguntine life, this is where the weekly market was held. The church of Santa Maria is located here, and in the northwest corner stands the Almudín door, formerly used as a wheat depository to supply the population and sell grain to individuals. Currently, as in the Middle Ages, the plaza is closed during the holidays by barriers.
Churches in Sagunto
Hermitage of la Sangremo
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It is situated in a small square between New Street and Castle Blood and is the largest part of the city. The Brotherhood of the Holy Blood and XVI is based here. Easter fetsivals are celebrated here.
Of Cultural Interest in Sagunto
The Calvary
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Built in the mid-nineteenth century on the slopes of Castle Hill, this Calvary replaced the one in Viejo. Visit Calvary Street on the commencement of Good Friday to find a representation of the Passion and Death of Jesus Christ. Despite the altitude, there is a beautiful landscape of orchards and orange groves.
Palaces in Sagunto
El Delme Palace
Built in the thirteenth century. It was the only building next to the medieval wall, since at that time it was forbidden to build within twenty yards of the wall. It held the prisoner Pedro IV, during the wars of Union. It then recognized rights and privileges of the people of the city, that later feature with his dagger, so it is called "Pere, on the Punyalet"
Of Touristic Interest in Sagunto
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Of Touristic Interest in Sagunto
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Squares in Sagunto
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Flea Markets in Sagunto
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Beaches in Sagunto
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The best things to do in Sagunto

To understand the charms of this wonderful city, you have to know what to do in Sagunto ahead of time, and your trip won't be as good as it could be if you don't plan to view Sagunto Castle National Monument, one of the main places to visit in
Sagunto,
located
on top of the hill. What could be better than the city's history, the Historical Museum and the Camp de Morvedre? All these
Sagunto attractions are
accessible to travelers without using transportation. Of all the things to see in Sagunto, you can't miss admiring the
Alto Horno y Nave, a unique and
unforgettable architectural work that provokes admiration, tears and even disturbing questions. If you don't visit this, then you at least have to visit the attractions in
Sagunto on a walk through the
Jewish quarter's narrow streets and well-preserved buildings. What stuff is there to do in Sagunto if the trip is scheduled for Easter? You'll have to see it to believe it. Other things to do in
Sagunto certainly include a visit to the Chapel of the Sangremo, the largest in Valencia. It'll provide a comforting
spiritual experience, but if you're not convinced, then you can visit the museum where you'll find the history of the Brotherhood. In the event that you're already there, perhaps you're wondering what Sagunto activities you can do today with good weather? Going and having a beer on any terrace in the city center will be worthwhile.