Monuments in Valencia


  • Iglesia de San José Elx/Elche

    The old Convento de San José, once home to Franciscan friars, passed on to become a hospital in the XVIII century. At the moment it houses the library, and municipal files. Its’ highlights are the Baroque Church and the cloister.

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  • Municipal Park

    The Municipal Park is part of Elx’s Palmeral, declared Human Heritage Monument by the UNESCO. Besides the impressive views of a six-hectare palm tree esplanade, the park has other constructions such as the Molí del Real (Royal Mill), the Bandstand, a dovecot, an...

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  • The masonry tower has a house built on to it. Its interior is divided into four floors communicated by a spiral staircase.

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  • Altamira Palace

    The military fortress of the Palacio de Altamira formed part of the ancient wall and is an excellent fortification that also was accommodation for kings and nobles. Nowadays, it is home to the MAHE, Archaeological Museum of the History of Elx.

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  • The decorated tiles are one of the outstanding features of this Baroque building, a palace made up of three floors, its’ architectural forms are finished in white. It is located outside the city walls, and is currently home to local shops and offices.

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  • Img 1: TORRE DE LOS VAILLOS

    The tower is inside the patrimonial group. At the moment it has four floors.

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  • Img 1: Huerto Del Cura (included within the Palmeral Complex, Human Heritage)
    With an extension of more than 13.000 square metres of tropical and Mediterranean plants, this exotic garden was declared National Artistic Garden in 1943. Also, exhibits the only example of a date palm with seven children, known as the Imperial Palm tree.
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  • Archaeological Site of l'Alcudia

    Two kilometres outside the city there is a hill, a rich archaeological location that corresponds to several superposed cities, from Neolithic times to Visigothic times. Five millennia of history lie in an area of ten hectares in which the Dama de Elche was found.

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  • Img 1: SAN BARTOLOMÉ CHURCH

    Right in the middle of the historic quarter, the temple, dedicated to San Bartolomé, rises up, next to its elevated belfry, over the square Plaza de la Torreta.

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  • Img 1: SHRINE OF THE SANTÍSIMO CRISTO DEL REMEDIO

    The shrine was erected upon the old Arab castle and from its setting it affords a complete view of the district, from the inland mountains to the coast.

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