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    THE SEARCH CONTINUES: A ROUTE TO THE HOLY GRAIL

    The ‘Holy Grail’ has been in the Cathedral of Valencia’s reliquary since 1437, hidden away from the public eye and not exhibited until 1916. According to tradition, the Holy Grail is the cup from which Jesus Christ drank from during the Last Supper making it the most important and venerated relic in Christian faith. The […]

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    JEWISH VALENCIA

    There is a long and tragic history associated with the presence of Judaism in Valencia. At its height, during the Medieval period, Valencia had one of the largest and most prominent Jewish communities in the Iberian Peninsula. Under Moorish reign, the Jews that resided here were held under restrictions and laws that forbade them from […]

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    VISITING VALENCIA CATHEDRAL (24/7 VALENCIA)

    Exploring the magnificent Gothic masterpiece that is Valencia Cathedral is an awe-inspiring experience on any day, even more so when your visit is guided by passionate experts from the Holy Grail Association. I met Alicia Palazòn and Vicente Navarro of ‘Aula Grial’, Valencia’s local history museum all about the Holy Grail, in front of the […]

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    FOOD, LANGUAGE AND ARCHITECTURE: THE REMNANTS OF MUSLIM VALENCIA

    Amidst the office blocks, stadiums and beach bars of Valencia, the legacy of Al-Andalus lives on. Valencia, one of Spain’s oldest cities, has been washed over by the tides of history, and each successive wave of empires and religions have all left their mark in its walls. The city surrendered to the Berber and Arab […]

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    THE IRISH / SPANISH CONNECTION…LETTER FROM CELTIBERIA

    As I went out to Dublin city, at the hour of twelve at night, who should I see but the Spanish lady, washing her feet by the candlelight —The Spanish Lady, The Dubliners Tourist in Ireland: What’s the Gaelic for mañana? Irish local: Oh, I don’t think we have a word that describes quite that […]

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    FROM VALENCIA TO MURCIA! ANA MAFÉ GARCÍA PRESENTS THE WAY OF THE HOLY GRAIL IN ‘CARAVACA DE LA CRUZ ’

    On Saturday 19th November, Dr. Ana Mafé García, world expert in the protohistory of the Holy Grail and president of the Cultural Association The Way of the Holy Grail: https://asociacionculturalelcaminodelsantogrial.com/ and of the International Scientific Commission for Holy Grail Studies: https://comisioncientificainternacionaldeestudiosdelsantogrial.com/ii-congreso-internacional-divulgacion-y-periodismo-el-camino-del-santo-grial-2022/ , will present the historical route of the Holy Grail and its history at […]

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