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St. Helena’s Chapel

Ares del Maestrat

St. Helena’s Chapel is an interesting example of rural Baroque architecture. It was built in the mid-18th century.  The monumental Baroque facade and enormous temple stand out. An atrium is conserved on the sides to shelter horses and pilgrims. With three arcades and a dome, the interior is profusely decorated with polychrome paintings in the various side chapels and roof.

  People have been going there every first Sunday of May on romeria since 1742.



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Getting there:

At the country estate of the same name 5 km from the town. You can get there by road CV-15 towards Vilafranca.  Later take a trail there.