Besides from its beautiful beaches, Salou has a large number of extraordinary monuments that express the local culture and portray a little of the history of Salou.
WHAT TO SEE AND VISIT IN SALOU?
Monument to Jaume I (Monument to Jaime I):
This monument is part of the famous Paseo de Jaume I, which was built in the middle of the last century commemorating the deeds of King James I, who in the early thirteenth century left the port of Salou to Mallorca in order to aunarla to their land. The construction of the monument was under the responsibility of the architect Ripoll and the sculptor Saumels. It is important to note that reach the Monument to Jaume I is not complicated, is located in the Paseo Jaume, and is one of the most popular attractions of Salou.
Paseo Jaume I:
This is one of the most emblematic of the culture of Salou places as Jaume I was also a great personality for the town of Salou. It is a very beautiful ride with a very important component flora. It is located near the beach Llevante.
Monument to fisherman:
The Monument to fisherman Salou, is a sculpture located on the breakwater dock port Salou, located atop a pedestal of reinforced concrete. The monument was erected in 1990, a year after the Supreme Court ruling decreed by the segregation of Salou the municipality of Vila-Seca and subsequent administrative independence of the municipality and symbolizes the seafaring roots of Salou. In the statue there is an inscription which reads: "Amb tot l'Esforç un poble" ( "With the effort of the whole people").
Els Pilons monument:
It is a sculpture of technical architect, sculptor and industrial designer Antoni Rosselló Barcelona Til (1948) which is one of the most representative figures of urban design. Els Pilons sculpture, called the area where it is located and the small cove that is a few meters. The small cove of Els Pilons is at the end of the Llevant beach area where there were many piles to moor boats. The sculpture over time has become a photographic reference of the area, thanks to the excellent view you get from all the beaches of Salou and the Gulf of Sant Jordi.
Font Luminosa (La Fuente Luminosa):
The light source, located at the end of Paseo de Jaume I, is also one of the main attractions of Salou. The light source is not nothing but a sink large that has impressive play of light and colors. It is known that the undulating forms that draw water jets constantly changing. It is important to note that this famous fountain is also close to the most beautiful cliffs of Salou.
Torre Vella of Salou:
La Torre Vella Salou, located on the street Arquebisbe Pere de Cardona s / n, is an ancient building dating from the sixteenth century, whose purpose, at the time, was to serve as protection for the city. It is known that in the early 90s' Salou la Vella Tower was renovated, and since then houses the Municipal Museum of Contemporary Enamels, one of the most visited in the whole place. On the other hand, it is important to note that the best time to visit the Torre Vella is at night, when the lights are distributed throughout its entire structure are on. These give a golden appearance to the monument. La Vella Tower can be visited every day of the week, from 18:00 until 21:00. Admission is free.
This house has modernist style, a style that disappeared from Catalonia in the early twentieth century. It is located in the Paseo Jaume I, with other works by the same architectural style. This beautiful house was built under the responsibility of the architect Doménech Sugranyes I Gras, which was one of the disciples of Gaudí.
Church of Santa Maria Del Mar:
This is the oldest temple in this population. It was built in the eighteenth and years later was expanded century. It is a church with a great historical importance, has a shield guild of fishermen and the interior has a modern decor. The expansion of the church was by Joan Garriga in 1964.
Salou is a city that gives great importance to nature and green spaces. This park is one of the areas most appreciated by residents and visitors to Salou. Its main attraction is the artificial waterfall. If you like nature you should go to this park on Calle Carles Bruigas.
This is a ride that is located on the shores of Playa Poniente. It's a nice place to stroll among the palm trees.
It is a very modern and recent building, built in 2003. It is located on Calle Advocat Gallego.
One of the most important monuments of the Costa Dorada; built on the cliffs. It is located at the tip of Cape Salou. Dates back to 1858.