Plaza Independencia, Castellon de La Plana

After passing through Carrer Zaragoza, a block from Tetuan Square and the post office building, you will find yourself in Independence square (Plaza Independencia on the map). This place was the old city gate, and the name of the square was given in memory of the struggle of the Spanish people against the Napoleonic occupation. On may 4, 1924, the statue was crowned in the squareThe virgin Mary of Ledo, a relic of the city's patron Saint.

Castellon de la Plana, Plaza de la Independencia, Castellon de La Plana, Independence Square

Surprisingly, this landmark religious event for the city was commemorated not by a chapel, as you might think, but by a purely utilitarian structure - a lantern. A memorial plaque on the base commemorates the coronation.

Castellon de la Plana, Plaza de la Independencia, Castellon de La Plana, Independence Square

The monumental lighting device was created by the architect Francisco Maristany (Francisco Maristany) in 1929.

Castellon de la Plana, Plaza de la Independencia, Castellon de La Plana, Independence Square

Go to the square, the facades of several buildings of the modern era. Castellon de la Plana, Plaza de la Independencia, Castellon de La Plana, Independence Square

Casa Alcon-eclectic Viennese school-there are modern smooth curves of lines, plant motifs, and decor in the technique of sgrafito.

Casa Alcon. Castellon de la Plana, Plaza de la Independencia, Castellon de La Plana, Independence Square Castellon de la Plana, Plaza de la Independencia, Castellon de La Plana, Independence Square

The house of Storks (las Cigüeñas, Casa de) one of the best representatives of kastelanska modern. The building is decorated with polychrome plant bas-reliefs and ceramic mosaics.

Castellon de la Plana, Plaza de la Independencia, Casa de las Cigüeñas. The House Of Storks. Castellon de La Plana, Independence Square