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Basilica de la Virgen de los Desamparados

Valencia, Valencian Community, Spain

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.