The Cistern

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Venture underground into Xeraco cistern and discover a part of the town’s history.

As you walk the streets of Xeraco, you will take a step back in time. The imprints of the past are visible whichever way you look; and nowhere is this more true than at the town cistern.

Located between Cervantes and Pintor Sorolla streets, the cistern is an underground stone structure with a barrel vault roof that was used to collect and store groundwater. It was constructed with the help of the local population and was finally opened on the 23 June 1888. The cistern can currently be visited as part of the local museum.

Xeraco wears its past on its sleeves with plenty of sights and monuments that bear testament to its long history. Proof that the history, culture and tradition of a destination are always evident, no matter how many years have passed.