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Virgen de los Desamparados Basilica

  • Square and basilica of the Virgin de Los Desamparados. Valencia © Turespaña

    Square and basilica of the Virgin de Los Desamparados. Valencia © Turespaña

  • Square and basilica of the Virgin de Los Desamparados. Valencia © Turespaña

    Square and basilica of the Virgin de Los Desamparados. Valencia © Turespaña

  • Plaza y Basílica de la Virgen de los Desamparados. Valencia © Turespaña

    Plaza y Basílica de la Virgen de los Desamparados. Valencia © Turespaña

  

Category

Basilica

Date

Siglo XVII

Style

Baroque
Plaza de la Virgen s/n
46003 Valencia
Valencia
Valencia

Telephone+34 963919214

E-mailinfo@basilicadesamparados.org

Websitehttp://www.basilicadesamparados.org

This Baroque church, dedicated to the city's patron saint, was the most important religious building constructed in Valencia in the 17th century.

The Basilica was built between 1652 and 1667, and is the only church in the old town that was not built on the site of a former parish church or convent - it was an entirely new work. Another unusual thing about it is that the dome is off-centre, towards the Cathedral. Also worthy of note is its side-chapel, a characteristic element of the Baroque: it is dedicated to the adoration of the image of the Virgin Mary. It is one of the first side-chapels we know of in Spain, and access is via a staircase.

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Monday to Sunday

7:30 AM to 2:00 PM

4:30 PM to 9:00 PM

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Free admission

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Jan 24, 2020 to Jan 26, 2020

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Mar 5, 2020 to Mar 8, 2020

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Mar 26, 2020 to Mar 29, 2020

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