Cultural tour: 'The City of the Dead, history and traditions at Mazarrón Cemetery' Sunday, 17th June at 7 p.m. -English-


On June 5, 1900, at 6.30 a.m. the Old "Camposanto Eclesial" (churchyard) of Mazarrón was closed, and simultaneously, to the commissioning of the municipal cemetery. Today marks the 118th anniversary of this public space, still in operation, lifted/builded to handle the health standards imposed by the change of the century and also, by the increase of the mortality.

With a different approach and for its dissemination, this cultural tour will bring to neighbors and visitors closer to a chapter of recent history of Mazarrón, which had its origins in the golden age of the mining industry. Some aspects about the symbolism related to death will be explained; details about some of the relevant figures who rest in this sacred place and also about outstanding elements of funerary architecture will be disclosed.

Lasts approximately: 1 hour. English tour at 7 p.m.

Mandatory: Water and appropriate footwear for walking. Cap and sunscreen advisable.

Required own car.

Meeting point will be communicated once registered.

Registration rules: 

  • Registration will be able to be realised at the Tourist Office of Mazarrón, by phone on the number +34 968 59 44 26 or on this website.
    Registration deadline: Off-season (from October until May) after the visit or tour publication; in high-season (June, July, August and September) registration will take place 7 days prior to the development of the activity. The deadline of ALL THE GUIDED TOURS finishes at 1:30 p.m. on the previous day of the activity's development. 
    For the route called “Cultural visit and boat trip”, registration will be able to be realised ONLY in-person or on this website. Only one visit for season will be allowed. New registrations by people that already have realised these route (season) WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED
  • Passport or ID card number required. If a participant is a minor, indicate that information in the ID section.
  • A person will be able to book 4 pax. maximum. Required to complete a form for each participant.
  • Registration is nominal and non-transferable, being forbidden any change.
  • Minimal number or participants will be 5 persons and maximum will depend on the activity.
  • Admission rights reserved.
  • People who are not inscribed in advance will not be able to realise the route under no circumstances, reason why we shall cancel the activity. 


Plazo de inscripción finalizado para esta Visita Guiada:
Cultural tour: \'The City of the Dead, history and traditions at Mazarrón Cemetery\' Sunday, 17th June at 7 p.m. -English-
Fecha de la visita: 17/06/2018


             

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