Monuments in Valencia


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    On private property it forms part of a set of defensive buildings.

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  • Iglesia de San Antonio

    The church forms part of an architectural set which includes a Convent from the XVI century, the Church of San Antonio, whose state is a result of the remodelling carried out in the XVIII century. The square known as the “Plaza del Convento”, dates back to the XVII century.

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  • Img 1: CASTLE

    Dénia's castle crowns the city. An Arabic structure, due to the fact that the locality was a head of the Arabic kingdom of ‘taifas’, it is mixed with both a great number of later styles and former Roman vestiges. In the oriental part of Castle (Torre de Galliner) there are recognised remains of s...

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    Although it is presented as a modern commercial building, on its facade is still conserved the emblems of one of the companies which operated in the raisin business.

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  • Img 1: TORRE DE LA ILLETA

    This watchtower was built in 1557 by order of the viceroy of Valencia, don Buenaventura de Cárdenas, as a defence system against the attacks of the Berber pirates. It stands out from the rest of the watchtowers to be found along the Valencian coastline because of its size and its magnificent stat...

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  • Img 1: IGLESIA DE SANTA TERESA

    Built in 1849 and restored between 1909 and 1911, it is sited in a characteristic square in the old quarter next to the Centro Cultural Biblioteca, (Cultural Library Centre) equipped with magnificent installations, and the Edificio Municipal de Urbanismo (Town Planning Building)...

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  • Photo Palacio de Villa Marco

    This is a rustic country house of great historical significance in la Huerta (the fertile irrigated area) of Alicante. Modernistic in style but with unusual influences of French colonial art, it was built in the middle of the XIX Century and subsequently restor...

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  • Img 1: MONUMENTO AL PESCADOR

    The monument of the fisherman represents the union between land and sea and is made up of 2 parts; a boat and a lighthouse, one 100 metres away from the other. It is a work by Arcadio Blasco.

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  • Img 1: ILLETA DELS BANYETS DE LA REINA

    La Illeta dels Banyets is one of the most significant archaeological sites of the Spanish Mediterranean. It is a synthesis of all the cultures that have inhabited our lands. The first remains date from the Chalcolithic Copper Age and the Bronze Age in the second millennium B.C. The relic...

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  • Photo Torre AGUAS (Torre del Barranc d'Aigües o de la Lloma DE Reixes)

    The tower is situated in a protected area of outstanding natural beauty that used to be the frontier line between the kingdoms of Castilla and Aragón until 1296, when the monarch King Jaime II finally annexed these territories for the Aragonese crown and thereby t...

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