Monuments in Valencia


  • The castle of Jérica is located on the summit of the Peña Tajada. Its origins date back to the Bronze Age, and, although it was inhabited by the Romans, it is not until the Arab era that its construction began. It was from this moment onwards that one could talk of a true settlement.

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  • Torre del Homenaje

    Known as La Torreta, it still stands strong. It has three levels, although the upper crowning level was destroyed during the Carlist wars. It is situated in the area of the castle.

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  • The church was originally built in the baroque style, although it was later reformed in the neo-classical style. One of its highlights is the church wing, which is in the Mudejar style.

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  • Fountains, like the fountain of Santa Águeda, the most central in the town, date back to the XVIII century. Arches, like the Rocha del Hospital, towers and gates, that correspond to the three long walls, are just some of the many interesting monuments that exist in the central urban area...

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  • Ermita de San Roque

    In the XIII century the church was built on Arabic foundations. It had a thatch roof that was later replaced with wood, currently the building is seen as an example of the renaissance gothic style.

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  • Img 1: MUDEJAR BELL TOWER (THE ALCUDIA)

    The tower is the symbolic monument of the village. Its foundations date from the roman era although it was later built up in the XVII century in order to house the church bells. It is the only monument in the Mudejar style that exists in the region of Valencia and has been declared a national his...

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  • Torre Bombarda lAlbir

    In the midst of a lovely pine forest lie the ruins of an old tower that once guarded the city.

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  • Parroquia San José Alfaz

    Originally, the temple was dedicated to Saint Joseph, the town’s main patron saint, but nowadays it is dedicated to the Cristo del Buen Acierto(Christ of the Right Decisions), a sculpture that was saved from a fire in a convent in Valencia and subsequently donated to the alfasinos or the p...

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  • Torre Cipres

    Located south of Benimagrell, this detached tower has several windowsand three floors. Part of its original interior structure is still well conserved; it is now set within private property.

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  • Img 1: THE CHURCH OF SANTA MARIA

    The remains of the biggest mosque from the Moorish era served as the foundations for the building of this Gothic style church. Its main entrance is Baroque, and in its interior, the gilded high altar, Rococo in style, is outstanding, as are the baptismal font, made of white Carrara marble and att...

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