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Castellon de la Plana, Valencia is a city, an autonomous region in Spain. Castellon de la Plana is the capital of Castellon province, situated on the Mediterranean coast of Spain.

The city counted 172,624 inhabitants in 2007 and is the core of a metropolitan area of ​​298,678 inhabitants.

From Historically, the city Castellon de la Plana was officially established properly since 1251, after conquering the Kingdom of the Moors in Valencia. During the Middle Ages, the city was protected by ditches, walls and towers, a church was built, later became the cathedral. In the nineteenth century, city walls were demolished and spare, and slowly the city began to expand, this expansion was interrupted by the war of independence against Napoleon (1804-1814).

In the second half of the nineteenth century, the city began to expand again, marked the arrival of the railway, port expansion and construction of buildings representative, such as hospital, casino, theater and parks. In 1991, "University Jaume I" was built, establishing a modern campus.

The local economy is based on industry and tourism. Today, most historical buildings are located in the old town, around Plaza Mayor (Main Square), these include: Llotja del Cànem, built in the first half of the eighteenth century for use by traders of cloth and ropes, a very important activity in the area at that time. Today the building is used by the University for cultural events and exhibitions.

On the northeast edge of town, at the end of a boulevard decorated with orange trees, stands the Basilica of Santa Maria del Lledo (European Hackberry Celtis australis or) there is a basilica dedicated to an image of the Virgin Mary, which was found in 1366 by a farmer while his country land.


Castellon De La Plana | Castellon de la Plana, Valencia is a city, an autonomous region in Spain. Castellon de la Plana is the capital of Castellon province, situated on the Mediterranean coast of Spain.

The city counted 172,624 inhabitants in 2007 and is the core of a metropolitan area of ​​298,678 inhabitants

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Top hotels in Castellon De La Plana

Hotel Del Golf Playa, Castellon De La Plana

Hotel Del Golf Playa

Castellon De La Plana, Valencia Region, Spain

  • Hotel with indoor pool  
  • No transport provided
Hotel Jaime I, Castellon De La Plana

Hotel Jaime I

Castellon De La Plana, Valencia Region, Spain

    • No transport provided
    Zaymar, Castellon De La Plana

    Zaymar

    Castellon De La Plana, Valencia Region, Spain

      • No transport provided
      B B Hotel Castellon, Castellon De La Plana

      B B Hotel Castellon

      Castellon De La Plana, Valencia Region, Spain

      • Hotel with wi-fi Internet  
      • No transport provided
      Hotel Bag, Castellon De La Plana

      Hotel Bag

      Castellon De La Plana, Valencia Region, Spain

        • No transport provided
        Nh Castellon Mindoro, Castellon De La Plana

        Nh Castellon Mindoro

        Castellon De La Plana, Valencia Region, Spain

        • Hotel with parking  
        • No transport provided
        Eurohotel Castellon, Castellon De La Plana

        Eurohotel Castellon

        Castellon De La Plana, Valencia Region, Spain

        • Hotel with wi-fi Internet  
        • No transport provided
        Nh Turcosa, Castellon De La Plana

        Nh Turcosa

        Castellon De La Plana, Valencia Region, Spain

          • No transport provided
          La Cava, Castellon De La Plana

          La Cava

          Castellon De La Plana, Valencia Region, Spain

            • No transport provided
            Hotel Intur Castellon, Castellon De La Plana

            Hotel Intur Castellon

            Castellon De La Plana, Valencia Region, Spain

            • Full Board  
            • No transport provided
            Luz Castellon, Castellon De La Plana

            Luz Castellon

            Castellon De La Plana, Valencia Region, Spain

            • Full Board  
            • No transport provided
            Secotel Jaime I, Castellon De La Plana

            Secotel Jaime I

            Castellon De La Plana, Valencia Region, Spain

            • Full Board  
            • No transport provided
            Rosaleda Del Mijares, Castellon De La Plana

            Rosaleda Del Mijares

            Castellon De La Plana, Valencia Region, Spain

            • Hotel with children playground  
            • No transport provided
            Vila Real Palace, Castellon De La Plana

            Vila Real Palace

            Castellon De La Plana, Valencia Region, Spain

            • Hotel Luxury  
            • No transport provided
            Hotel Restaurante Verdia, Castellon De La Plana

            Hotel Restaurante Verdia

            Castellon De La Plana, Valencia Region, Spain

            • Hotel with wi-fi Internet  
            • No transport provided
            Intur, Castellon De La Plana

            Intur

            Castellon De La Plana, Valencia Region, Spain

              • No transport provided
              Nh Castellon Turcosa, Castellon De La Plana

              Nh Castellon Turcosa

              Castellon De La Plana, Valencia Region, Spain

                • No transport provided
                Maria De Luna, Castellon De La Plana

                Maria De Luna

                Castellon De La Plana, Valencia Region, Spain

                • Hotel with parking  
                • No transport provided
                Hotel Tryp Castellon Center, Castellon De La Plana

                Hotel Tryp Castellon Center

                Castellon De La Plana, Valencia Region, Spain

                • Full Board  
                • No transport provided
                Dona Lola, Castellon De La Plana

                Dona Lola

                Castellon De La Plana, Valencia Region, Spain

                • Hotel with wi-fi Internet  
                • No transport provided
                L Ermita Casa Ripo, Castellon De La Plana

                L Ermita Casa Ripo

                Castellon De La Plana, Valencia Region, Spain

                • Hotel with children playground  
                • No transport provided
                Rural Rooms Magnanimus, Castellon De La Plana

                Rural Rooms Magnanimus

                Castellon De La Plana, Valencia Region, Spain

                  • No transport provided
                  Marina Dor Hotel 3, Castellon De La Plana

                  Marina Dor Hotel 3

                  Castellon De La Plana, Valencia Region, Spain

                  • All Inclusive  
                  • No transport provided
                  Hotel Aloha, Castellon De La Plana

                  Hotel Aloha

                  Castellon De La Plana, Valencia Region, Spain

                    • No transport provided
                    Hotel Cardenal Ram, Castellon De La Plana

                    Hotel Cardenal Ram

                    Castellon De La Plana, Valencia Region, Spain

                    • Full Board  
                    • No transport provided

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