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Calle Trinquete de Caballeros 5, 46003 Valencia, Spain
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When I visited it was (too) busy with a holy mess, I think related to a marriage. Take some time to read the (hi)story of the buildings.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Philip P
Reviewed February 28, 2019

This is supposedly the oldest of Valenca's churches. It was burned out during the Civil War, but the structure is essentially of stone with a stone vault and it has been lovingly brought back to life and is now run by Opus Dei who keep...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank Jeremy G
Reviewed July 16, 2018

This was a beautiful church - we were lucky enough to witness a bride arriving in her car with her father - it was wonderful to watch all the wedding guests arrive - the inner courtyard is so quiet and peaceful - worth a visit

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed February 16, 2018 via mobile

Visited with one of the free walking tours, which proves the value of the tour, as I suspect we would have missed this gem if we had been strolling solo. Particularly enjoyed the entrance via the courtyard area with it’s tiles showing the fourteen stages...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank bsandrs
Reviewed January 21, 2018

part of the free tour of Valencia, amazing place with a nice small church, very interesting history and the first hospital in Valencia ever

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank 277dimitarg
Reviewed January 11, 2018

Fitting everything in that you want to see is sometimes difficult because of the opening times. I was disappointed when it looked as if I was not going to be able to see this church. However when I was walking passed I found it unexpectedly...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed July 3, 2016

Hidden between the homes in La Xerea district, the church of San Juan del Hospital remains one of my favorite churches. Modest but incredibly dignified, it's always worth visiting. If not for the church itself, then for the charming little patio you go through on...More

Date of experience: June 2016
3  Thank PiotrKowalski
Reviewed April 30, 2015 via mobile

Away from main attractions but simple and interesting. My favorite church in Valencia. If you like old churches and their architecture, this is a must.

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Reviewed April 28, 2015

Original place of worship for the Knights Templers. Look for the flag of St George high up above the aisle.

Date of experience: April 2015
1  Thank Geoff F
Reviewed October 16, 2013

We loved this church! It is the oldest church in Valencia founded after the re-conquest in 1238. Since mass was going on,we began our visit in the museum and were studying the photos of some of the restoration. The lady who staffs the museum started...More

Date of experience: October 2013
3  Thank Beth T
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