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Basilica de la Virgen de los Desamparados

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Address: Plaza de la Virgen, s/n, Valencia, Spain
Phone Number: +34 96 391 8611

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Valencia historic city is AMAZINGLY beautiful and enjoyable. We took the hop on, hop off tour and we were glad we did.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 16, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Valencia historic city is AMAZINGLY beautiful and enjoyable. We took the hop on, hop off tour and we were glad we did.

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Kyiv, Kyyivs'ka Oblast', Ukraine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

You may not agree with architectural or aesthetic values of chapel's exterior and interior. But it is authentic, it need very short time, and is free. Therefore must see - you anyway once will be some dozen steps from its door while exploring Valencia. The statue of Virgin Mary, often depicted outdoor (during festival) is normally located behind altar -... More 

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London
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

Wonderfully over the top statue of the virgin and an exquisite painted dome ceiling (also pretty extravagant) which is breathtaking. Clearly a very special place for worshippers so respect this. The following day thousands of people were queueing all day to visit on the holy day.

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

The profoundly spiritual 16th century music of Alonso Lobo, Tomas Luis de la Victoria and Francisco Guerrero seems light years away from the gaudy, barrow-boy kitsch which came to decorate Spanish and Latin American churches about a century later. I love the music but certainly not the glitter. La Basilica, built next to Valencia's Catedral Catolica, suffers from this blight... More 

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York, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

A beautiful altar. This formed the back drop for the concert the night before. The church was I use for a formal service of prayer and communion so I did not tarry long.

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Noosa Heads
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Right next to the cathedral this is a totally different place with its elaborate ceiling and small elaborately decorated area. Outside the architecture is interesting with a large mural carpet decorating the front of the church. Well worth a visit

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Umea, Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

It's such a cool place to just say a prayer in even if you practice no faith. It is the Vatican of Valencia I'd say. There seems to be a mass going on every other hour. A nice place to do a wedding. Keep that in mind.

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Valencians have their own Virgin and this basilica has her statue. It's a nice basilica. Not big. It's at the plaza de la virgen, so it is easy to check it out.

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Stockbridge, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

The art works and the frescoes were outstanding. Be sure to get the audio guide and plan on spending 1 1/2 hours. The cup that Christ used at the last supper is believed to be kept in a side chapel - well worth the visit. And don't forget to climb the bell tower, the views are wonderful. I

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

One of the most beautiful churches I have ever been to. Very icky to ave attended a choir mass.moving ceremony in a stunning place. Although small the Church was beautifully and the altar was exquisite.

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Address: Address: Plaza de la Virgen, s/n, Valencia, Spain
Phone Number: +34 96 391 8611
Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Valencian Country  >  Valencia Province  >  Valencia>  > La Seu

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