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Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Saint Mary's Cathedral - Valencia

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As you may have seen in my last post, during our weekend getaway to Valencia we visited the Cathedral there. I posted a few of the photos I took with my iPhone, but I'm back with more that were taken with our DSLR.

To give you some very brief history, the building of this Cathedral began in the 13th century over what was previously a mosque. It is believed to be the place where the Holy Chalice from Last Supper is kept.

When we arrived, we discovered that the open hours we found online were incorrect. I'm not quite sure what exactly we missed out on, because although it wasn't technically "open" we could still go inside and look around.

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Also, the bell tower was still open, so we got to take the nice, long trip up that (the tower on the left in the picture below).

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We definitely got our workout going up all those stairs, but the view was SO worth it. We got up there right at sunset. Breathtaking.

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Pictures really do no justice. We had incredible views of the entire city of Valencia. I couldn't choose just a few to share, so you get to see them all. ;)

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If you ever find yourself in Valencia, make sure to set aside time for the bell tower of the Valencia Cathedral. I'm thankful I got to experience these gorgeous, romantic views with my love.

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1 comment:

  1. Eeek! I've been waiting for these. So, so gorgeous!

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