Monuments in Valencia


  • Carlos de Borja, son of San Francisco de Borja, ordered the building that, originally, was destined to become a Franciscan convent. Nowadays it is home to the facilities of the Cultural Centre, with the municipal library and the Post office. In spite of its modern uses, in the interior it is poss...

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  • The construction of a walled enclosure, at the beginning of the XIV century, drew together the dispersed populated nuclei of the immediate area.

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  • This six metre high cylindrical building is peculiar in that it is not really known what it was used for, though widespread belief is that it might of been a kind of hermitage or a place of penance and prayer.

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  • In this Gothic temple, attention must be drawn to the door of Santa María, of Gothic lines, its architecture is predominantly horizontal, not very high and solid, not common characteristics to the Mediterranean Gothic. The second door, of los Apóstoles scarcely maintains the two coats of...

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  • This site has been populated from antiquity, as demonstrated by the archaeological remains found: Bronze Age, Iberian, Roman and medieval, as well as both Islamic and Christian. In the construction of the castle visitors can appreciate the remains of the different cultures that occupied the forme...

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  • The building has two interesting artistic elements that stand out, the pure Neo classical style facade, and details in the same style, composed of four stone busts of that symbolise the virtues that political leaders must possess. The construction of the municipal facilities began in 1778 to comp...

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  • Img 1: DUCAL PALACE

    A rounded arch and a family coat of arms adorn the entrance to the house where Francisco de Borja was born. In its interior different stays can be visited with elements from the architectural styles of six centuries of history: Gothic, baroque, Renaissance and Neo classical.

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  • The original building consisted of the facilities of a religious centre. Later, it was home to the university, up to the decreed expulsion of the Jesuits from Spanish territory, which paralysed it forever. Since then, the building has had several uses. In the main facade is a stone tablet on whic...

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  • It is a XVI century Manorial farmhouse (constructed upon the foundations of previous one, from the XIV century). A fortified building that, throughout its long history, has had many owners and uses, which have left their mark on its architecture. After the council bought it, it was turned into a...

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  • Img 1: THE HERMITAGE OF EL SANTÍSIMO CRISTO DEL CALVARIO

    The hermitage, of limited dimensions, is baroque with very simple details, which enhance the elegance of the environment that surrounds it. The church takes on special importance during August, when there is a festivity held in honour of El Santísimo Cristo.

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