Archaeological Crypt of the San Vicente Mártir Prison, Valencia

Archaeological Crypt of the San Vicente Mártir Prison, Valencia

The Archaeological Crypt of the San Vicente Martir Prison is a fascinating, underground crypt with a sculpture of San Vicente Martir, a Visigoth altar, Muslim artifacts and a Roman mural. The chapel was previously part of the Visigothic Cathedral. All that remains of that cathedral is the crypt and the apse.

Visitors can access the crypt near the La Almoina Archaeological Museum. They will walk through the main Visigothic tomb room before they reach the altar. There are two other Visigothic tombs located inside the crypt.

Through each day, except Sunday, an audiovisual presentation is projected onto the walls. This projection shows the history of the crypt and Saint Vincent the Martyr. The 20-minute broadcast is narrated in Catalan, English and Spanish.

The crypt is open from Monday through Saturday from 9:30 AM to 7 PM. It is open Sundays from 9:30 AM to 3 PM. Those who wish to take an audiovisual tour must make advanced arrangements.

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Archaeological Crypt of the San Vicente Mártir Prison on Map

Sight Name: Archaeological Crypt of the San Vicente Mártir Prison
Sight Location: Valencia, Spain (See walking tours in Valencia)
Sight Type: Religious
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