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Church of the Virgin of the Assumption

Calle Abadia 38, 46880 Bocairente, Spain
+34 639 83 55 93
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Amazing architecture, and beautiful coloured stone.

The church is absolutely amazing in every way, you cannot come here without going in, it’s very... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Linda M
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Yorkshire, United Kingdom
wonderful tour

We were given a tour in English to the top of the bell tower. A beautiful church that is loved by... read more

Reviewed February 28, 2014
glamoroustravel
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sydney
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The Parish Asunción of Our Lady (Bocairent), offers you an exciting route by the monuments and museums... A trip through the history, in which after going up almost one hundred stairs, you will go in the room of bells of the Bell tower from where you will enjoy the best panoramic of the Mediaeval Neighbourhood and of the Serra Mariola. The route by the interior of one of the most important churches of Valencia, built on the foundations of the ancient castle, will allow you enjoy with the visit to the "small Sixtine Chapel of the Mariola", you will be surprised by the Chapel of Sant Blai (Vergara brothers) or you will contemplate an authentic work of art: the baptism font, made by the artists of the Lonja de Valencia. But if you really like the sacral art, in the Parish Museum have you will find one of the best art gallery of Valencia, with works of art of Joan of Joanes, Joaquín Sorolla, Mestre de Borbotó, Ribalta, Segrelles, Cristòfol Llorenç, Blas Silvestre... An authentic pleasure for the lovers of the art, who can not overlook in their visit in Bocairent. At the side of the Church you will find the Museum of Jobs and Habits of Bocairent, where you will be able to know the textile art, the agriculture of the Mariola or the School of 60 years ago. And to finish? A singular monument, excavated in the rock and founded the 1556 like Monastery of religious of closure. A work of art of the work of the stone, that you can not leave to contemplate... A tourist visit guided will approximate you to the history of this only Monastery and to the one of the monks that inhabited it.
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1 week ago
“Amazing architecture, and beautiful coloured stone.”
Feb 28, 2014
“wonderful tour”
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Calle Abadia 38, 46880 Bocairente, Spain
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+34 639 83 55 93
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The church is absolutely amazing in every way, you cannot come here without going in, it’s very moody from the outside, you feel like your in a very special place.

Thank Linda M
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Reviewed February 28, 2014

We were given a tour in English to the top of the bell tower. A beautiful church that is loved by the village

Thank glamoroustravel
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Reviewed January 7, 2012

The Church of the Virgin of the Assumption is the most important monument in Bocairent. The church was reconstructed in 1766 after an earthquake in 1748 destroyed the previous church and the architect of the church was Carlos Stagin. The interior of the church is...More

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