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Basilica de la Virgen de los Desamparados

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Reviewed 4 days ago

A stunning beautiful church with a ceiling as amazing as The Sistine Chapel.We went to mass here,it was really full and the ambience was incredible.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Eileen R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Take more time than I did to fully appreciate the beauty of this church. Mind that it can be crowded and thereby not so accessible, risking to feel disturbing the religious experiences of the locals.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Philip P
Reviewed April 17, 2019

The Basilica is quite small but is very beautiful and has an impressive domed ceiling and is attached to the Cathedral via a small bridge which you can see outside.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 11, 2019 via mobile

A beautiful church built in 15th century and has an impressive domed ceiling with a fresco painting by Palomino. Although the church was quiet when I visited, desperately wanted to lay down flat to look up and truly admire the fresco.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank The_Crofter
Reviewed February 21, 2019

We visited it on a sunday morning while there was a service going. So we went back on another day to see it. Very beautiful!!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Jan16Vera
Reviewed December 5, 2018

I walked around the plaza. There were not as many people so it was a quiet reflective time. I went to it at first during the night. It was very impressive, that I went back the next day. The architecture is very impressive. Actually, the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Mary W
Reviewed December 3, 2018 via mobile

We wandered in on our last evening in Valencia having walked past several times a day for 3 days. It was beautiful, a service was taking place but it was very peaceful.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank LizzieH738
Reviewed November 16, 2018

Very nice architecture, and good set up for the tourist to explore and learn the history of the Church. Audio device is provided while you tour the church.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank elmers147
Reviewed November 15, 2018

Yet again came into the church in evening, mass going on in 2 different chapels. However the museum was closed at 6pm, still to come back and see the Goya paintings. Lots of paintings hanging around church could be useful to come early and take...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank KDTtree
Reviewed October 26, 2018

This is such a beautiful building, the architecture, the paintings and of course the Madonna, worthy of a visit. Free entry also, so why not donate something into the light a candle box for your friends and family who are no longer with us.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank LeiselH
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reneee768
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Admission is free and there are not guided tours inside
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