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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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beautiful cathedral

We made several trips to this church and witnessed multiple weddings, not to mention one in the chapel that houses the Holy Grail. Very impressive architecture.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 23, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

We made several trips to this church and witnessed multiple weddings, not to mention one in the chapel that houses the Holy Grail. Very impressive architecture.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Quiet place to reflect - beautiful paintings on ceiling - well worth a visit - see archaeological site through water next to Basilica

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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