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Listed as an historic-artistic                                      21
monument since 1969
                                C/ Almudín, 3

and a storehouse for wheat. It is believed it was originally
an Arab fortress, helping to defend the city at its most
vulnerable point, along today’s Salvador street. The word
“Almudín” in Arabic means “measurement”.
Dating from the 13th century, it has a basilican ground
plan, with three naves, interior porticos and crenelated
perimeter eaves that the later roof partially hides. The door
is on one side, containing tracery work, with large, typically
Aragonese voussoirs.
It was first restored in 1517 and again recently in 1996.
Today it holds an exhibition room pertaining to the city
council of Valencia.
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