Santos Juanes Church

In June 2021, restoration works began in the Santos Juanes Church, declared a National Historic and Artistic Monument by Decree of 21/02/1947, thanks to the agreement signed between the Hortensia Herrero Foundation and the Archbishopric of Valencia.

The restoration take place on two levels. On the one hand, the restoration of the frescoes on the vault of the temple, by Antonio Palomino, carried out by the team led by Professor Pilar Roig, lecturer in the Department of Conservation and Restoration of Cultural Property and researcher at the University Institute of Heritage Restoration of the UPV. On the other hand, the architectural work aims to remedy the structural and constructive deficiencies to ensure conservation of the building, including its façades. This work is directed by architect Carlos Campos.

The budget for the works amounts to six million euros and costs are to be covered by the Hortensia Herrero Foundation. The works will finish in 2024.