Windowshopping around Sun's Gate
This virtual tour of Castelló starts in the Square known as Sun's Gate (Puerta del Sol), one of the most vibrant parts of the city, crossroads of some of the most important commecial axes. Alongsinde with banks and office buildings, the most outstanding building in this early XX century architectural ensemble is the Old Casino, hosted in an urban petit palais, that has traditionally played a significant role in the social and cultural life of Castelló.
A large indoor market selling practicailly everything. The market hall is in Placa Mayor. There are plenty of Bars and Cafes in Placa Mayor.
In the historic centre,is Placa Mayor with the market on one side,city hall another and the cathedral. Market in foreground, City Hall to left, Tower opposite and Cathedral to right.
The Ajuntament or City Hall was erected in the 18 th century. It features a Tuscan style facade and colonnnade. The City Hall is in Placa Major.
The standing alone tower near the cathedral , is known as El Fadri ( the single man ) was built in the 15th century . It has been a prison and the bell keepers resedence. The tower is 57 m high.
The modern sculpure by Llornes Poy is in Plaza Santa Clare.,in the small historic centre of Castellon.
Square Mary Augustine
This gardened square is the largest in central Castelló. It is surrounded by official and government buildings, like the Provincial government and the Vice-Representation of the Central Government.
Ares del Maestrat
You can see. Ares is a beautiful village in the top of a hill, from which you have a really great sight. The inside is also nice.
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