| The Castillo de la Concepción, San Julián, Castillo de los Moros, Galeras and the Atalaya, candidates to be the subject of the action | This morning, the councilor of MC Cartagena, María Dolores Ruiz, has reported that her training will propose, during the next plenary session, that the local government contemplate the lighting of emblematic points of our municipality as a tool to "improve the tourist and heritage image of the city". The possibility has been understood as an opportunity by the association 'Convergencia Cívica', a group that promotes the 'Castillos de Cartagena Illuminados' campaign to promote the lighting of the five military castles as a new tourist attraction. From this starting point, the initiative responsible for the Heritage of our training has begun to explain the initiative, advancing the intention of demanding "the beginning of the necessary steps with the owners of these places to develop projects with financing that allow the lighting of our castles and other properties ". Ruiz recalled that these types of proposals are especially intended to "enhance the architectural beauty of the monuments at sunset." "Artistic lighting aims to combine high energy efficiency by addressing the problems that may arise from light pollution, and revaluing areas of special interest while improving the historical, artistic, tourist and landscape heritage." The MC councilor has set the example of municipalities such as Lorca, Alcalá de Júcar, Sigüenza or Ponferrada, in addition to large cities such as Barcelona, ??Granada or Palma de Mallorca, "who have promoted the architecture of their castles through night lighting". Energy efficiency at the service of a new tourist attraction Subsequently, María Dolores Ruiz added that this work should be led from "municipal responsibility, with the management of own resources, although the involvement of large electricity companies that are committed to energy efficiency that avoids both pollution can also be sought.
light as high consumption ". In our case, the five castles of the city visible from the bay at the entrance of the cruise ships (Castillo de la Concepción, San Julián, Castillo de los Moros, Galeras and Atalaya), as well as other emblematic buildings, could be the object of this action.
like the well-known Chimney of Peñarroya. Finally, María Dolores Ruiz has wished "for the involvement and support of all the Corporation's groups in an initiative that could have a notable impact and that would add a new visual attraction to our tourist offer."
Source: Grupo municipal MC Cartagena