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The Valencia Cathedral,
built in the Gothic style, is Valencia's largest church, and its Miguelete Tower is one of the emblems of the city and also one of it's best tourist attractions:
erected on the site of a mosque which itself had been built of the site of a Temple of Diana, was begun in the 13th and completed in the 15th centuries. ..Read More
 
Other interesting churches in this area of Valencia include ...
Santa Catalina
Santa Catalina Church is one of the oldest in Valencia being of the Baroque style from the 13th century and an interesting place to visit in Valencia, Spain...more

Iglesia de los Santos Juanes - Los Santos Juanes Church
This church has luxurious, extravagant internal decoration making it a good place to visit on the tourist route in Valencia...More
 
Basílica de la Virgen de los Desamparados - Virgen de los Desamparados Basilica
This Baroque church is an important church locally as it is dedicated to the city's patron saint and indeed it was the most important religious building constructed in Valencia in the 17th century...more
 

 

Santo Domingo Convent, commissioned by the Dominicans in the 13th century, with the approval of by King Jaume I.
Plaza de Tetuán, 22
46003 Valencia, Spain
961 963 038
The notable features are a 15th century royal chapel, a Gothic cloister, and a chapter house which is one of the finest examples of Gothic style in Valencia.
 
The 16th century Corpus Christi Church, Valencia has at the high altar a great painting by 'Ribalta'
( The Last Supper )  which at 10am on Fridays while the priestas are chanting 'Miserere'
is removed to disclose a life size Crucifix much venerated by the population. This church forms part of the Patriarch's College ( 16th century) in which are found tapestries, paintings by
El Greco, Morales, Macip, and some Primitives.

 

 

 

 

Museo del Patriarca - Museum of the Patriarch Valencia
Paintings in beautiful surroundings
Here you can see highly valuable works of art, with various canvasses by El Greco and the early Flemish painters standing out especially.
The museum is within the Patriarca architectural site, which was built in the 16th century and comprises the Corpus Christi Royal College, the seminary and the church. The different buildings and rooms are set around a large Renaissance cloister. The museum has a pictorial collection from the 16th and 17th centuries, as well as works by Juan de Juanes, El Greco, and the early Flemish painters. Furthermore, you can see Ribalta's Last Supper on the church's main altar, as well as various Flemish tapestries in the La Comunión Chapel
Location
Calle de la Nave 1
46002 Valencia (Valencia)
http://www.turisvalencia.es
/es/museos/museo/7462
 
Tel.:+34 963514176
Fax.:+34 963511351
Useful information
From Monday to Sunday
From 11:00 AM to 1:30 PM
Prices
General: €2
Services
Guided tours (by prior appointment) on telephone: +34 963514176).
 
Santa Catalina Church is one of the oldest in Valencia being of the Baroque style from the 13th century and an interesting place to visit in Valencia, Spain.. more
 
Basílica de la Virgen de los Desamparados - Virgen de los Desamparados Basilica
This Baroque church is an important church locally as it is dedicated to the city's patron saint and indeed it was the most important religious building constructed in Valencia in the 17th century...more
 
Iglesia de los Santos Juanes - Los Santos Juanes Church
This church has luxurious, extravagant internal decoration making it a good place to visit on the tourist route in Valencia..More
 

Iglesia de los Santos Juanes - Los Santos Juanes Church This church has luxurious, extravagant internal decoration making it a good place to visit on the tourist route in Valencia...More

Basílica de la Virgen de los Desamparados - Virgen de los Desamparados Basilica

This Baroque church is an important church locally as it is dedicated to the city's patron saint and indeed it was the most important religious building constructed in Valencia in the 17th century... more
 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Lonja de la Seda
An interesting place to visit in Valencia is the Lonja de la Seda ( or Silk Market) built
 between 1483 and 1498 in florid Gothic style by Pedro Compte.   La Lonja, Valencia, Spain  was delared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1996 for being one of the most stunning... more
 
Close by La Lonja is The Central Market which is considered by many to be the most beautiful in Europe where produce from the surrounding orchards and market gardens are sold.
 
The Palacio del Marqués de Dos Aguas of which it has been said,"the most illustrious monument of all Valencia's architecture" its alabaster and stucco facade is one of the finest examples of Spanish rococo. Inside this building is Spanish National Ceramics Museum.
The Colegio del Patriarca signifies from a Christian point of view the application of of the spirit of the Council of Trent. It is a fully classical work, founded by St. John of Ribera, patriarch of Antioch, archbishop and viceroy of Valencia. The courtyard features a double gallery of rounded arches, with Tuscan columns in the bottom gallery and Ionic columns above.
 
The Valencia City Walls are a notable feature dating from the 14th century built by Peter 'The Ceremonius' between 1387 and 1396. The two most famous gateways date from later,
'The Torres de Serranos' and 'The Torres de Quart'.
 
 
Palacio de la Generalitat Valenciana, 15th century, served as the Parliament for
The KIngdom of Valencia.
 Its style marks the evolution of Aragon Gothic towards the restraint which charactarises the Escurial. Admirable ceilings especially in the Salon de las Cortes....more
 
The City of Arts and Sciences
(Valencian: Ciutat de les Arts i les Ciències, Spanish: Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias)
is a futuristically designed group of buildings in the city of Valencia, Spain... more
 
La Luz del Belén en la Catedral in Valencia
 The tranquil beauty of the Christmas nativity scene is again set amongst the historic stonework of this Valencia cathedral.
 
Bioparc Valencia, the most modern and avant-garde zoo in Europe, opens its doors and invites you to know some of the most unique nature spaces around the world. Located at the Parque de Cabecera, the zoo takes up a total surface of 80,000 square meters where almost 4,000 animals belonging to 250 different species live. Some of the animals come from the Valencia Zoo, whereas others have been donated to be reproduced by 15 different zoos in Spain, the Netherlands, France, Denmark, Germany or the Czech Republic. ... more

 
 

 

 

Valencia
 
Tourist Office:
Plaza de la Reina, 19
- 46002 Valencia
Tel. +34 963153931

http://www.turisvalencia.es/
 
http://www.comunitatvalenciana.com/
 
Excelentísimo Ayuntamiento de Valencia
Plaza del Ayuntamiento, 1
46002  VALENCIA
(Valencia) Tel.:  963525478

 

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