• Img 1: THE SAN ROQUE QUARTER

    The quarter is walled in, with fabulous gates, such as Puerta de Xàtiva and Puerta de Castilla, popularly known as the Arco de San Roque and the Arco de Jesús, respecti...

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  • Img 1: CASTLE FORTRESS

    Perched atop a butte, with two walls around it, lies the Biar castle. History books could be written on what took place behind the walls. A frontier town, Biar played a major role in the Christian...

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  • Img 1: THE CHURCH OF NUESTRA SEÑORA DE LA ASUNCIÓN

    The temple is late gothic. Outstanding is the entranceway, built in 1519, an excellent example of the Valencian rennaisance style. In addition, the chapel Capilla de la Comunión is an outst...

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  • Img 1: NUESTRA SEÑORA DE GRACIA SANTUARY

    The image of the patron saint of the locality is carefully guarded in a changing room in the sanctuary, located on one of the spots most revered by the people of Biar. The facade of the sanctuary,...

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  • Img 1: THE ERMITA DE SAN ROQUE CHAPEL

    The Ermita de San Roque chapel is located in the San Roque quarter, on Luis Calpena Street, adjacent to the Xàtiva gate. Not being on a street makes it unusual, since to reach the chap...

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  • Img 1: THE ERMITA DEL LORETO CHAPEL

    The Ermita del Loreto Chapel is located on Cruz Capella Street. The facade is baroque. The building is unique in that early last century it was moved a few metres to allow for the construction of...

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  • Img 1: THE ERMITA DEL ROSER AND SAN RAMÓN CHAPEL

    The Ermita de San Ramón is located behind the Venta, about 200 metres from the town. It shows the Reconquest Gothic style.

    The Virgen del Rosario is honoured on 7 October...

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  • Img 1: THE ERMITA DE LOS SANTOS DE LA PIEDRA CHAPEL

    The Ermita de los Santos de la Piedra chapel is situated on a hillside in the Ravalet district, adjacent to the Pont de les Fanecaes Bridge, and facing the village and the castle a k...

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  • Img 1: TOWN HALL

    It was designed in 1793 by the architect Vicente Gascó i Massot in contemporary neoclassical style. Construction was completed in the early 19th century.

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  • Img 1: Snow pit

    An old perfectly conserved snow field Dating back to the 18th century and it was in olden days used to store snow, this snow was crushed until it formed ice and was then used in the summer months....

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