Murcia City is a fascinating place full of historic buildings, places to see and things to do. The book gives the reader an insight into the city and its people from the foundation in 825 to today. There are sections on history; the remarkable museums; remains from the times of the Moors; the numerous historic churches including Murcia's exceptional cathedral; other notable features dating from the time of the Christian Reconquest to the early 19th Century; and details of more modern development. The book contains location maps for the features described, as well as numerous black and white photographs. There is also information on some of Murcia's most notable personalities including the sculptor Francisco Salzillo, Cardinal Belluga and the Count of Floridablanca who was Spain's effective Prime Minister for 16 years at the end of the 18th Century. The book should be of interest both to intending visitors to Murcia City as well as more general readers.