Tour of the Light

  • Tour of the Light
  • Tour of the Light
  • Tour of the Light
  • Tour of the Light

Baroque jewels, totally unknown to the city and its visitants.

Churches such as St. Stephen ProtomartyrSt. Martin Bishop and St. Anthony Abbot, St. John of the Cross and St. Nicholas of Bari and St. Peter Martyr of Verona are primitive architectures of devotion and Christian art, built on ancient mosques, between the XVII nd XVIII centuries were covered with Baroque symbols, but even if, the “skin” of the buildings change, in those vaults and decoration the Light and its message prevails.

We will start our tour from the Church of St. Nicholas of Bari and St. Peter Martyr of Verona, where we will admire the 1900 m2 of frescoes which show the life and work of the Saints and describe an iconography full of light and colors.

We will continue the visit to the Church of St. Stephen Protomartyr, restored in 2008, where his frescos look superbly and culminate with the ones by Vicente López just upon the altar, all about the Glorification.

After this visit, we will follow the guide to the Church of St. Martin Bishop and St. Anthony Abbot, which are located in the middle of the hustle and bustle of San Vicente Street. Their interior shows the wonder of one of the best preserved Renaissance vaults of the city.

Finally, we will go and visit the Church of St. John of the Cross, known as St. Andrew as well, and great unknown of the city of Valencia, where we will see an interior appearance that shows a rich rococo ornamentation which combines the white of the rocks, the golden colored silver and some wonderful ceramic panels that cross all the open chapels of the church.

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