Monuments in Valencia


  • 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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  • 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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