Plaza Tetuán air raid shelter

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Head underground at Plaza Tetuán air raid shelter to discover part of Castelló de la Plana’s history.

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Castelló de la Plana is a city with a lot to see and explore. As you wander along the streets, you will soon come across great historic treasures that will transport you back in time. Plaza Tetúan air raid shelter is a case in point.

This underground shelter is now open to visitors. Its mission is to provide information about the city’s history and play a part in consolidating the culture of peace.

Inside the shelter, you will discover what life was like during the bombardments of the Spanish Civil War. Castelló de la Plana had a large number of air raid shelters during the conflict where people would flee on the over 40 occasions the city was bombed between 1937 and 1938.

You can also find out more about the airplanes that undertook the attacks and the locations that were hit by the bombs. Take a guided tour of the air raid shelter and discover a part of the history of Castelló de la Plana.