Mula (Murcia)

Mula Travel Guide


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Coordinates: 38.041867°, -1.490687°

Distance to Murcia: 37 km

Elevation: 313 m

Population: 17,231 inhabitants (2022)

Demonym: Muleño (a)

Mula was founded by the Muslims, in the current space where it is located. Its economic activity is agriculture, as it has made a great effort to take advantage of the Mula river and ensure the production of its orchards.

In Mula, there is a rich representation of the different civilizations that are part of its history, with the recognition of a Historic and Artistic Ensemble having achieved the historic centre of the city.

The main symbol of Mula is its castle, which was built by the Marquis of Los Velez at the beginning of the 16th century. Its celebrations attract thousands of tourists every year. Among them are the “Niño Jesús de Mula” festival and, above all, the “Tamborada”, which is celebrated in the middle of Holy Week and has been declared Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO.

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