About Basilica de la Virgen de los Desamparados
Basilica de la Virgen de los Desamparados (Basilica of Our Lady of the Forsaken) is a 17th century church built in a Baroque style and dedicated to the patron saint of Valencia.
Begun in 1652 and completed in 1667, Basilica de la Virgen de los Desamparados is considered to be the most important religious building in Valencia built that century.
Valencia Cathedral was begun in the 13th century and boasts an eclectic range of styles including Gothic, Romanesque and Baroque.
El Miguelete is an iconic gothic bell tower built in 1381 and joined onto Valencia Cathedral in the 15th century.
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