Monuments in the City of Valencia

  • Img 1: THE PARISH CHURCH OF SANTA CATALINA AND SAN AGUSTÍN

    This church has just one Gothic nave broken up into eight sections, which gives enormous width to it. It lost part of its Baroque decor during the War of Independence, such that a mixture of styles...

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  • Img 1: THE MANSION AND GARDENS OF AYORA

    The garden consists of 17000 square metres of abundant vegetation, with a small mansion set in one corner of it. The building has a square-shaped central tower, and is early modernist in style, wit...

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  • Img 1: THE MONASTERY OF SAN MIGUEL DE LOS REYES

    The façade of this building is in the Renaissance style and is framed by two towers which at their upper level are completed by salomonic Baroque columns. There is only one nave inside the church,....

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  • This includes the crypt and the prison. The church and the crypt were originally prepared to be used by a prelate. Being part of the bishopric, there is no doubt these communicated directly with th...

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  • Img 1: THE LOS BOÏL ARENÓS MANSION OR HOUSE OF THE SEÑORES DE BÉTERA

    The main door of the façade is crowned by a heraldic shield bearing the coats-of-arms of different Valencia families united by marriage. Tradition has it that this was the place chosen by Jaime I a...

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  • Img 1: THE OLD ALMUDÍN BUILDING

    One of Valencia's most beautiful corners is the square of San Luis Bertrán where the main gate of the Almudín is located and which was built on top of an old Muslim fortress. It was originally buil...

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  • Img 1: THE PARISH CHURCH OF SANTÍSIMO CRISTO DEL SALVADOR

    Some of the mosques scattered around the city served as a foundation for the building of new churches, as is the case here. The present layout of the temple is the result of a reconstruction proces...

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  • Img 1: THE BOTANICAL GARDEN

    A plot of land for teaching horticulture was the origin of the botanical garden. Félix Pizcueta was one of the project's greatest promoters, and today there are over three thousand types of tree an...

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  • Img 1: THE CENTRAL MARKET

    This was the spot on which the weekly market was held from the Middle Ages until the XX century when it became a daily event; this meant quite an effort to set up and then take down the stalls. Thu...

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  • Img 1: THE MANSION OF THE CATALÁ DE VALERIOLA

    Characteristic of the neo-Classical main façade are the wrought-iron balconies. The patio is square-shaped and the inside of the building is outstanding for its vault.

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