Environment and places of interest
Monuments and places of interest
- Cathedral of Huelva
Built as part of La Merced Convent. It started to be built in 1606 and the most important construction works were finished in 1615. Declared as a National Monument in 1970 by decree of March 12th.
- San Pedro Church
It is the oldest church in the city. Gothic-Mudéjar style, chronology can be dated between 15th or 16th centuries.
- Fe Descubridora Monument
It is one of the most outstanding hallmarks in the city, commonly known as "Columbus's monument". It shapes a Franciscan friar from La Rábida Monastery who played a crucial role helping Christopher Columbus in the so-called "discover heroic deed"
- Tinto Dock
The Dock of mineral of Riotinto company is a commercial dock-wharf for the unloading of material from mines of the mining development company "Rio Tinto Company Limited", built at the beginning of the 20th century on the Odiel river.
- District of Reina Victoria
Built by Riotinto Company Limited for its workers. One or two-story houses which reminds the English style, based on a "garden town" concept, with beltway walk, garden islands and common services (gardens, book shops, casino/club).
- Mora Claros Palace
Built in the early 20th century by Moisés Serrano and José María Pérez Carasa and rebuilt in 1997. Historicizing French style in the tower, its internal part is rich in glazed doors/windows and in spectacular modernist details.
- Las Monjas Square
This square origin is from the foundation of the Madres Agustinas Convent, whose popular name is from. The square was made in front of its facade/frontage. The other building which conforms this square identity is the Palace of the Duke and Duchess of Medina Sidonia, built between 1656 and 1657.
- Sanctuary of Nuestra Señora de la Cinta
Placed at the outskirts of the city, at an area called "El Conquero", The Patron Saint of the city is venerated there. It is also known as La Cinta Chapel, built in the 15th century in gothic style and been transformed later.
Museums in Huelva
- Huelva Provincial Museum : Museums in Huelva
- Cabezo de la Almagra Museum: It is an interpretation-museum centre highlighting some Arabian remains found at Cabezo de la Almagra, next to Huelva University.
- Huelva Puerta del Atlántico Interpretation Centre: British patrimony in the city is shown to the visitor. It is placed in the modern district of "Pescadería", next to the city centre.
- Parque Moret Reception Centre: It is placed in Casa Garrido Perelló. It informs visitors about the different possibilities for sport, culture and nature this park is provided with.
- Parque de Zafra Outdoor Museum: It is a collection made up with more than 30 sculptures from national and international sculptors spread all over the Parque Zafra.
- Pedagogical Museum: In El Carmen campus in the university of Huelva. It is a collection of items for teaching and audiovisual devices from the 19th century.