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18 Gothic Valencia

Church and Convent of
St. Dominic

Iglesia y Convento de Santo Domingo. Church and
Convent of St Dominic. Immediately following the conquest
of the city, King Jaime I gave the Dominicans the land
bordering the river, on which they built one of the most
unrivalled monuments in the Valencia Gothic style. Although
an initial building was erected, this has now disappeared.
The present edifice contains a rectangular cloister
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